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Winner of Whale Watching Experience in Hermanus
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Winner of Whale Watching Experience in Hermanus

CONGRATULATIONS to Yolanda Beukes of South Africa who has a wonderful whale watching experience at 138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse. Includes three con­sec­ut­ive nights accom­mod­a­tion for two adults sharing; a bottle of estate wine on arrival; breakfast dai...
Jolly up the Klein River on the African Queen
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Jolly up the Klein River on the African Queen

We spent part of this past weekend in Hermanus for a friend’s birthday and on Saturday afternoon found ourselves on the way to Stanford for a jolly up the Klein River on the African Queen! The African Queen is a double decker boat and was first launched nea...
10 Eateries with Views for Lunch (or Sundowners)
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10 Eateries with Views for Lunch (or Sundowners)

Dust off the winter cobwebs, get outside and breathe in the splendour of our South African summer with spectacular views, fresh air, great wine and succulent foods. We have highlighted some of the locations where you can treat yourselves to top class dining wi...
I Love Hermanus because …
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I Love Hermanus because …

Hi, I’m Carole from Hermanus on the Cape Whale Coast. HERMANUS IS BEST KNOWN as offering the best land-based whale watching in the world. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT Gearing’s Point, with the Whale Crier, whose job it is to blow his kelp horn as soon as he...
Food & Wine Market at Hermanuspietersfontein
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Food & Wine Market at Hermanuspietersfontein

This is a popular market on a Saturday morning for residents of Hermanus and the surrounds. Its setting is the Hermanuspietersfontein Wine Cellars at the Hemel en Aarde Village closest to Onrus, and if you're not there to pick up the weekend's nibbles and nosh...
A stay in Vermont
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A stay in Vermont

Tell people that you're on your way to Vermont and many give you a puzzled response. They obviously are not expecting you to go all the way to America for the weekend, but whilst their brains are whizzing around trying to place the town on a map, I rescue them...
The Whales are in the Bay – Watch them in Cape Town this Weekend
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The Whales are in the Bay – Watch them in Cape Town this Weekend

It's a good weekend, particularly this Saturday (provided the wind holds off), to get out to find the whales who are definitely in False Bay, this weekend. And don't assume that you need to go all the way to Hermanus to do so, although, admittedly in Hermanus ...
Hermanus – The Riviera of the South
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Hermanus – The Riviera of the South

My first memories of Hermanus are from high school holidays, my school friends and I taking the bus up the East coast for a week of getting ejected unceremoniously from bars for being underage, scorned by the local girls for not being cool enough and raiding t...