About Our Whale Watching Tour
Our Whale watching tour starts in Cape Town and then proceeds to Gordons Bayvia N2. Gordons Bay a fishing village since the early 18th century when it was called De Fish Hoek, and now popular holiday and retirement village and includes the Naval College for Cadets Officers, our drive includes another another beautiful marine drive called Clarens Drive which winds along Kogelberg Nature Reserve with the magnificent False Bay on your right through Rooi Els,and on to Betty`s Bay to see the African Penguin widely known as the Jackass Penguin for its donkey-like bray at Stoney Point, followed by a stop at the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens and then on to Hermanus.
Hermanus is famous for whale watching between July and November and very popular retirement location. Those beautiful creatures once mercilessly hunted are now protected. The Whale Museum has a whale skeleton in it and preseats an audio visual daily of the whales and dolphins.
Hermanus was originally a fishing village,Hermanus is now a delightful cosmopolitan town and a popular tourist destination. It is known for its “whale crier” who blows his kelp horn when a whale is spotted.
You can experience great land-based whale watching from the cliff tops, or the old harbor, alternatively take a boat into the Bay and get right up and close to these magnificent creatures.
Lunch has to be experienced at the famous Bientang Cave Restaurant on the rocks. The day ends with a wine tasting at Creation Wine Estate.