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* <sleep name="FrancolinHof Guest House" alt="" address="44 10th Avenue, Voëlklip, Hermanus" directions="" phone="+27 (0)28 314-0571" email="info@francolinhof.co.za" fax="+27 (0)28 314-0587" url="http://www.francolinhof.co.za" checkin="" checkout="" price="From R410 per person, discounted in winter">Located in the [[Western Cape]] town of [[Hermanus]] this four star guest house is the first to receive a Gold rating for Accessibility.</sleep>
 
* <sleep name="FrancolinHof Guest House" alt="" address="44 10th Avenue, Voëlklip, Hermanus" directions="" phone="+27 (0)28 314-0571" email="info@francolinhof.co.za" fax="+27 (0)28 314-0587" url="http://www.francolinhof.co.za" checkin="" checkout="" price="From R410 per person, discounted in winter">Located in the [[Western Cape]] town of [[Hermanus]] this four star guest house is the first to receive a Gold rating for Accessibility.</sleep>
  
*Hermanus-Seafront - 31 Tobago Bay [http://www.hermanus-seafront.com] For self-catering accommodation: .  This one-bedroom apartment overlooks the sea - excellent for whale-watching or as a base to explore the region.
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* [http://www.hermanus-seafront.com '''Hermanus-Seafront - 31 Tobago Bay'''] For self-catering accommodation: .  This one-bedroom apartment overlooks the sea - excellent for whale-watching or as a base to explore the region.
  
 
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Revision as of 18:14, 14 April 2008

Hermanus is situated at South Africa's south coast, near the Garden Route.

Hermanus, a picturesque seaside town situated in the Overberg area and on Walker Bay, is a popular holiday village close to Cape Town. Two words come to mind: holiday & Southern Right whale watching.

The town, embraced by majestic mountaintops, is most famous for being the home of the Southern Right Whale. Every year these gentle creatures of the sea migrate along the coast of South Africa with Walker Bay as one of their destinations, to calve and nurture their young.

From the harbour of Hermanus, boat trips depart on a regular basis to see these majestic whales from up-close. One can also stay ashore as Hermanus is the best land based whale watching destination in South Africa, and possibly the world, especially during the Hermanus Whale Festival.

Apart from whale watching, the area of Hermanus boasts some excellent holiday accommodation such as the Misty Waves. Also, plenty of possibilities to spend the day in an active way: hiking, fishing, boating, horse back riding, and more.

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Get in

Follow the N2 eastwards from Cape Town or westwards when coming from George and leave it near Caledon.

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Whales!

Do

Go on a boat tour to see whales from very close. You might also see some from the coast and there is a whale watcher, who's only job is to spot whales that come along.

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Sleep

  • Mosaic Farm on the south side of the Hermanus lagoon. Magnificent setting looking across the lagoon to the mountain from the restored stone manor house, "The Spookhouse", or from luxury African style Lagoon Lodge.
  • FrancolinHof Guest House, 44 10th Avenue, Voëlklip, Hermanus, +27 (0)28 314-0571 (, fax: +27 (0)28 314-0587), [1]. Located in the Western Cape town of Hermanus this four star guest house is the first to receive a Gold rating for Accessibility. From R410 per person, discounted in winter.
  • Hermanus-Seafront - 31 Tobago Bay For self-catering accommodation: . This one-bedroom apartment overlooks the sea - excellent for whale-watching or as a base to explore the region.

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