8.00 AM - 8.30 AM
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Pickup info

Pick up from Cape Town hotels and within a 10 kilometre radius of the city centre.

Booking notes

Lunch is not included in the rate for our day tours unless specified. Lunch stop-over will be in Hermanus. An amount of R100 is a reasonable restaurant lunch allowance if you wish to include lunch with your package There are cheaper alternatives if you wish to have light snacks only.Lunch is not included in the rate for our day tours unless specified. Lunch stop-over will be in Hermanus. An amount of R100 is a reasonable restaurant lunch allowance if you wish to include lunch with your package There are cheaper alternatives if you wish to have light snacks only.
If you have a party of 4 or more people we will run a special depature.

Lunch stop-over will be in Hermanus. Lunch is not included in the rate for our day tours unless specified.
 
An amount of R100 is a reasonable restaurant lunch allowance. There are cheaper alternatives if you wish to have light snacks only.

Whale Watching Tour to Hermanus | Between June and November each year, Southern Right Whales come close in shore to Walker Bay to calve and nurse their young. Observe the whales a few metres from the shore from the world's most exciting whale-watch venue in Hermanus an 'experience to be treasured'.

Your experienced and accredited tour guide will collect you in an air-conditioned vehicle. On this day tour we go in search of these majestic creatures. From Cape Town, the tour usually follows the False Bay coastline through the beautiful seaside towns of the Strand, Gordon’s Bay, Betty’s Bay and Kleinmond en route to the pristine Walker Bay area. Including a stop at the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens to stretch our legs and view the magnificent flora.

  • Physicality: Medium
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Culture shock: Low
    Culture shock rating

    Some tours or activities are a total immersion ... others offer just a taste of a different way of life. Below is how we\'ve classified things to help you make a selection.

    Low

    Consider these tours or activities as unlikely to surprise. They will still give you fantastic insight into the destination and/or a great experience.

    Medium

    You might find yourself on these tours/activities confronted by quite a different way of doing things to that you are familiar with. Think food, language, customs, religions, mode of transport. For the slightly more adventurous.

    High

    Think things you probably wouldn\'t do on your own ...

  • Group size: from 2 to 10 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Pick up from Cape Town hotels and within a 10 kilometre radius of the city centre.

  • Drop-off location: 

    Drop off back at your hotel

  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM - 8.30 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (5.30 PM - 6.00 PM)

Itinerary

Whale Watching Tour to Hermanus | Departs at 08h30 and we travel in an easterly direction from Cape Town. The route takes one via Gordon's Bay along the South Coast Road passing Cape Hangklip to Hermanus.

A short stop-over at Harold Porter Botanical Gardenson, a world famous institution, goes down well while on the way to the whales.

We stop for lunch (for own account) in Hermanus at one of the many great restaurants in town. Observe the whales a few metres from the shore from the world's most exciting whale-watch venue in Hermanus.

We return to Cape Town on the inland route via the scenic Sir Lowry's pass arriving back in the city around 17h00

Cancellation Policy

If cancellation is received less than 7 days prior to travel dates, 100% cancellation will be charged

Children policy

Chldren welcome

Under the age of 11 pay half price

Participant Guidelines

  • We suggest comfortable walking shoes 
  • Always wear layers as we can experience four seasons in one day
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

 

Other Disclosures

Tour operates Jul-Nov on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Please no this is a land based tour. A boat based option is available at extra cost and if booked in advance, please contact us in this regard.