Enjoy a private day trip to Hermanus which is world famous for its abundant sea life including Southern Right Whales in season. Spend 2-3 hours on a luxury boat with a whale specialist on board and enjoy the possibility of sightings of humpback whales, Brydes whales, dolphins, sharks, seals and other sea life. Walk along the cliff path, have lunch at the waters edge and return via the scenic seaside villages of Kleinmond, Betty's Bay, Rooi Els and Gordons Bay. This round trip is one of those essential experiences for visitors to Cape Town and it includes your qualified and registered tour guide at the helm of a luxury air-conditioned vehicle.
You start your tour with a pick-up by your qualified tour guide from your hotel reception area. You'll then travel in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle to start your trip from Cape Town up the awesome Sir Lowry's Pass, through the Elgin Valley and down the Houwhoek Pass to Hermanus. Arriving at Hermanus Harbour, you'll proceed to your boat for the whale sighting portion. Please note, the fee for the boat trip is payable on arrival.
Spend 2-3 hours on a luxury boat with a whale specialist on board. The Southern Right Whales only appear between July and December, but the boat trip does offer the possibility of sightings (NO guarantees) of hump back whales, Brydes whales, sharks, Cape fur seals, dolphins, penguins and other sea life all year round. Light refreshments on the boat are included, and you'll also stop for lunch in Hermanus.
You'll drive home along the stunning Gordon's Bay sea route passing through Kleinmond, Betty's Bay, and Rooi Els. Before the tour ends, you'll also be able to visit the penguin colony at Stoney Point. You'll be dropped off at your hotel at the end of this tour.
Please note: the cost of the boat trip, lunch and other entrance fees are not included and are due on arrival of their respective locations. Also note that the boat trip is weather dependent. If it is cancelled, you can choose from a host of other activities in the area such as a walk along the cliff paths with the Whale Crier, wine tasting in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, quad bike forest adventures and an exciting ziplining adventure.