Full Day Hermanus Tour

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  • duration 9 hours
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 2+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Cape Town, South Africa
  • Ends Cape Town, South Africa
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Best landbased whale watching in the world (Jul–Nov)
  • Visit Stony Point penguin colony
  • Spectacularly scenic drive along the coast
This picturesque circular tour takes you from Cape Town to the seaside town of Hermanus. The road makes its way through Sir Lowry’s Pass, a scenic mountain pass that crosses the Hottentots-Holland Range. At the start of the pass you can look back for a panoramic view at the low-lying area that stretches out towards Cape Town. Nestled between mountains and sea, the town of Hermanus is not only very beautiful but offers some of the best land-based whale watching opportunities in the world (August-November). Close sightings of the Southern Right whale are likely, as they come into the bay seeking sanctuary in the cold winter months. You will be taken on a panoramic drive along Rotary Way and will explore the heart and centre of Hermanus. You can also choose to enjoy a boat-based whale watching excursion (for own account) or tour the town.

On the drive back, we will continue to Bouchard Finlayson Wine Estate for a wine tasting on this prestigious vineyard. which presents further possibilities of whale (and even dolphin) sightings. On Sundays, a stop is made at Stony Point near Betty’s Bay to see the penguin colony (optional, for own account & time permitting). It also holds one of only two land-based penguin colonies in South Africa. You will be able to see these enthralling birds at play via a well-constructed wooden walkway. After a day exploring the charming towns and amazing marine life in Cape Town and surrounds, we will return to the Mother City.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT SPRINGBOK ATLAS TOURS AND SAFARIS
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Based on 9 reviews
Review for another Springbok Atlas Tours and Safaris tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 23 2018
“A highlight was Kruger Park seeing all the animals. The whole tour was brilliant”
Review for another Springbok Atlas Tours and Safaris tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 03 2018
“Our guide was excellent, he was very knowledgeable, informative and great sense of humour”
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4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • On Jan 10 2019
“Great sighting of animals in the Kruger Park”
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Return transfers from Cape Town city centre
  • Whale-watching from shore
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Lunch
  • Optional activities (see description)
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CANCELLATION

• Cancellation less than 24 hours before departure – 100% cancellation fees
• Cancellation more than 24 hours before departure – full refund

Other Practical InformationTour notes: • Seasonal: July – November only • Minimum 2 guests • Departs Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays • Wine estate is closed on Sundays. Tour will visit Stoney Point Penguin colony instead on Sundays.
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