Things to do Hermanus

The drive from Cape Town to Hermanus is about 1.5 hours aways, which is ideal for all travelers as you don’t have stay out on the road for too long. For a romantic getaway the best way to spend it with your significant other is to jot down to any hotel or guest house to feel the bliss of love in the air. There are also many fun activities for the kids and those who are like fish in water, the calm serene beaches await you.

Hiking trails

The Overberg is flushed with greenery, fiona and flora. There are many hiking trails to choose from and after a great hike, what’s the next thing you do? Not sleep, but relax with a glass of wine after your walk. A hike up Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a must when visiting. The reserve is home to  many different 1474 species, who gladly welcomes the human folk into their home.

Horse riding

The horse riding trails are perfect for couples who want a different experience. As your significant other comes riding along the beach to tickle your cheek as they pass you by. The horse riding trail will take you up and through mountains, valleys, fynbos and forests. So saddle up and ride off into the sunset smoothie.

Diving for the adventurous

After waking up from your fine bed linen in your hotel room, make up your mind to go cage diving with the sharks! The locals boast the best diving experiences with great prices. If your cup of tea is swimming with the fish, then make your way to Gansbaai for your dive underwater. The professionals will help you with what you need to do and there are many explorations to take to, as the reefs in the bay await you.

The experience of a tourist

“Hermanus is not just a drive through to other destinations! The best whale watching, magnificent, award winning wines in the wine valley, hiking along the coast and in the mountains, many activities, good food and many guest houses to choose from – are just a few things to mention. It is also a good central point from which many day trips can be done. The air is really like breathing in champagne!

– Gerda Bucker


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