Fernkloof Nature Reserve – 4.5km

Carnivorous Plants: Roridula Gorgonian (the Vleevanger), Sundews (Drosera Genus) 14 species in the world ,you will find 9 of them in Fernkloof. There are 3 magnificent Hikes (1 hour,2 Hour & 3 Hour) as you climb you have views of the bay. More plant species per sq km than the Amazon.

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This is a must for the adrenalin junkies. Launch from the Old Harbour & row through the Seals, Dolphins , the odd Shark & Whales in season.

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Abalone Farm – 2.7km

Situated at the New Harbour. It is a shell delicacy extremely high in protein & very low in fat. Richer than Scallop & firmer than Calamari is the draw. Common preparations are Sushi, Ceviche, Grilled, Batter frying & Sauteing.

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Quad Biking

Up through Southern Right & Hamilton Russell Wine Estates to the top of Rotary Way and admire the most breathtaking view of Hermanus & taking in the bay as far as Gaansbay.

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SANSA – 1km

South African National Space Agency. Hermanus Magnetic Observatory is South Africa’s National Geomagnetic Research Facility. Unfortunately only open to the public on a Wednesday 11 AM.

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Deep Sea Fishing

Cuda 2 & Majestic Fishing Charters.

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Other Things to Do


Wine Estates