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Whale Watching Cape TOwn

Available June to December

Cape Town’s seas are teeming with life, including some of the biggest creatures on earth. Hermanus, a small seaside town two hours from Cape Town, is known to be the whale watching capital of the world.

For much of the year, from June to December, thousands of Southern Right and Humpback whales visit the waters around Hermanus making this is perfect place for your Cape Town Whale Watching tour.

Whale Watching Tour Highlights

Hermanus

Hermanus City Centre

Southern Right Whales

Hermanus Whale Watching

Stony Point Penguins

Whale Watching Boat Trip

Whale watching boat trip

Creation Wines

Whale watching Cliff Walk

Whale Watching Tour Itinerary

Wanderer’s Cape Town Whale Watching tour begins with a scenic coastal drive from Cape Town’s city center, passing through the harbor town Gordons Bay and the beach hamlet Pringle Bay, before an optional stop at Betty’s Bay where you will visit the large colony of African penguin at the Stony Point nature reserve and also the Harold Porter botanical gardens for the nature lover.

We pass through Kleinmond, a little town at the mouth of the Bot River Lagoon that is home to the only herd of wetland horses in South Africa.

Finally, we arrive in Hermanus. A cliff-top walkway stretching from the old harbor near the town center to the Blue Flag certified Grotto Beach offer some of the best whale watching in the world. An even more intimate, up-close encounter with these majestic creatures is offered by whale-watching boats, a highly recommended inclusion to your whale watching tour.

Our Journey back to Cape Town takes us through Botriver village, Houhoek pass, and Grabouw in the Elgin Valley, famous for its apple orchards.

Wanderer’s Cape Town whale watching tour is available between June and early December if it’s just the whales you after. Whale sightings are uncommon but not unheard of at other times of the year.

 

star rating  Absolutely brilliant experience from beginning to end! All I knew was that I wanted to treat my boyfriend to visit the wine farms for his first visit to… read more

H0lidayL0ver1979
November 1, 2019

star rating  Absolutely brilliant experience from beginning to end!
All I knew was that I wanted to treat my boyfriend to visit the wine farms for his first visit to… read more

H0lidayL0ver1979
November 30, 2019

star rating  I can only recommend!
It’s my 5th time in Cape Town and this was definitely the best tour I have booked so far. Super service, nice car and just… read more

Anissa2222
November 17, 2019

star rating  Che was helping us to get around on tours and city trips. Perfect to communicate and knows places. Thank you, Wanderer!

Erik055
November 3, 2019

star rating  We just recently visited Cape Town for a week for a family vacation, and it was absolutely a memorable one! During planning stage, communication was smooth with Che, and he… read more

dik0p
December 28, 2019

star rating  Great service – we had a wonderful tour of Cape Town. We used them 3 times on our 2 week vacation. Very reliable and a lovely clean car and bottled… read more

Love luxury
December 1, 2019

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