Discover the best of the South African scenery on this 9-hour wine-tasting and whale-watching tour from Cape Town. Spin along the coast to the fishing village of Hermanus with a guide and watch for right whales breaching the waves. Following an optional whale-watching cruise (own expense), delve into the pretty Hemel en Aarde valley ' home to fertile vineyards. Sample South African wines on a local estate, then explore the apple-growing region of Elgin and Sir Lowry's Pass. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Cape Town hotel.

Following a pickup at your centrally located Cape Town hotel between 7:45am and 8:30am, meet your guide and take a seat in your vehicle to begin your 9-hour tour.

First, travel along the coast to the fishing village of Hermanus and admire panoramic views over the open ocean. Along the way, watch the waves for sightings of native right whales splashing through the waters.

On arrival, perhaps enjoy an optional 1.5-hour to 3-hour whale-watching boat cruise (own expense) and enjoy up-close views of the whales in their natural habitat.'

In the afternoon, explore the Hemel en Aarde valley ' where fertile vineyards line the rolling hillsides ' with your guide, and sample locally made wines in a boutique winery.

When your winery visit comes to an end, travel through the pretty apple-growing region of Elgin and Sir Lowry's Pass, and take in sweeping views over the Cape Town skyline. Then, return in comfort to your hotel to conclude your tour.

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