HERMANUS: The Two Oceans Hermanus Whale Festival

- Festivals, News, Whales

20th-24th September 2013 One day to go! The Two Oceans Hermanus Whale Festival: South Africa’s Enviro-arts festival is upon us, 22 years old and still going strong. All is a buzz – with the local radio &...

Boat Based Whale Watching Beats Land Based Whale Watching

- Whales

There are many added advantages to boat based whale watching in Hermanus:  Rather than observing whales from a beach or from the top of a cliff, a boat offers a multi-dimensional experience of whale watching as you...

Prize-winning Whale and Bird Watching in Hermanus

- News, Whales

As far as world class settings for whale and bird watching, Hermanus is definitely a winner. Located along the coastline in the Western Cape 115km from Cape Town, Hermanus is nestled below the base of the Olifantsbe...
Southern Right Whale breach

Timing is everything

- Whales

Through June to December Hermanus teems with extraordinary marine life as different species of whales cross our waters on their migratory paths. Southern Right Whales can be spotted in Walker bay throughout this per...

Local Whale Watching is Lekker

- Whales

If you are looking for a top-notch whale watching experience then come to Hermanus, the hub of whale activity throughout the year along the Cape Coast in South Africa. Located just 115km from Cape Town and perched a...
Wopping Big Whales

Whopping Big Whales

- Whales

There are over 40 species of whale in the world, 3 of which can be seen simultaneously in the waters along the coast of Hermanus in South Africa. For an awe-inspiring experience on a whale watching trip where you ca...

Whale Watching in July 2013 – Photo Blog

- Encounters, Whales

July has been a great month for boat based whale watching in Hermanus. The past month has had 100% sighting success with whale encounters on all of our whale watching trips. The number of whales in the bay are stead...

Spot the Right Whale in Hermanus

- Sightings, Whales

Hermanus is synonymous with whale watching and one of the best places in the world to spot these gentle giants. You can enjoy fantastic boat-based whale spotting excursions, but you can also enjoy their antics from ...

First Whales for 2013 in Hermanus!

- Encounters, News, Newsletters, Press, Sightings, Whales

On Tuesday, 11th June, Southern Right Charters encountered our first southern right whale for the 2013 Hermanus whale watching season. Southern Right Charters officially began our Hermanus whale watching trips last ...