Overview

Cost Includes: Hotel Pick up and Drop | Entrance Tickets | Lowest Rate Guarantee | Cape Town Tour

  • Rates valid till Sept 30, 2018

  • Rates valid for minimum 02 passengers travelling together

 

Pick up time: 08.00 a.m (Morning)

10 Hours Available on request Fernkloof Estate, South Africa
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Pick up from Hotel in Cape Town
  • Entry Fee
  • Registered English Speaking Guide
  • Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay & Betty’s Bay
  • The Harold Porter Botanical Gardens
  • Drive through Hamilton Russell Wine Estate (except Sundays)
  • Rotary Drive
  • Fernkloof Nature Reserve
  • Hermanus
  • Land Based whale watching
  • Whale-watching boat trip (optional)
  • Elgin
  • Sir Lowry’s Pass
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • A/C Vehicle with Wi-Fi on board
  • Drop back at the hotel in Cape Town
  • All Taxes included (what you see is the final price per person)

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meal other than those specified in inclusions
  • Drinks other than those specified in inclusions
  • DVD of the Day (Can pay and get directly)
  • Optional activity costs
  • Tips (not mandatory)
  • Personal Expenses
Highlights
What makes this tour special

Are you a Whale Lover by any chance? Then this tour is for you!

Whale-watching tours offer an exciting way to witness the majestic Southern Right whales that come to the Cape each season to breed and calve. Whale season typically runs between August and November in the Cape, and each season, large numbers of whales can be seen along the coast. The best place to see these creatures is along the famous Whale Route, which spans along the coastline passing Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay en route to Hermanus.

 

  • Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay & Betty’s Bay
  • The Harold Porter Botanical Gardens
  • Drive through Hamilton Russell Wine Estate (except Sundays)
  • Rotary Drive
  • Fernkloof Nature Reserve
  • Hermanus
  • Land Based whale watching
  • Whale-watching boat trip (optional)
  • Elgin
  • Sir Lowry’s Pass
  • Wi-Fi on board

 

Pick up and drop off from your hotel or Guest House around Cape Town.

Season: Mid July to October

 

What Next? 

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Itinerary
Where this Tour takes you

Attention thrill-seekers!!


1. Fernkloof Nature Reserve & Harold Porter Botanical Gardens

Other highlights that you will enjoy on this Cape Town tour include a visit to the beautiful Fernkloof Nature Reserve, which spans 2000 hectares of the mountain and coastal fynbos as well as a huge number of birds and smaller mammals. The Harold Porter Botanical Gardens is another highlight for nature-lovers, while on weekdays and Saturdays, a trip through the Hamilton Russell Wine Estate offers a glimpse into Hermanus’ viticulture.

The drive along Sir Lowry’s Pass through the sleepy coastal towns of the Whale Route offers spectacular views of the Cape coastline, and in your comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle you will be able to relax and enjoy the sights on this memorable Cape whale-watching tour.
(1h)

2. Hermanus

As one of the top destinations for whale-watching, Hermanus is perfectly positioned to offer the best viewing directly from the shore. You will be able to watch as these giants of the deep frolic in the waves and launch out of the water to breach.

Hermanus is the only town in the world that has a ‘whale crier’ officially on duty during the whaling season and this is a popular attraction on whale watching tours in this town. Stationed at a prime vantage point, the crier is able to spot whales and then sound his horn to let bystanders know that there are whales in the bay.

The town was once a prime whaling station, and with its sheltered bay that draws the whales to this area each year, Hermanus was one of the more lucrative whaling stations in South Africa. The Old Harbour Museum has a number of relics left over from this era.
(1h 30min)

3. Whale Watching - The Southern Right Whale

The Southern Right whale got its name in the days of whaling many centuries ago – the size of the whale and the fact that it floated once it had been harpooned made it the ‘right’ whale for whalers to catch. Commercial whaling has since been banned throughout most of the world for the past 20 years, but these beautiful animals are nevertheless classified as endangered. There are around 3000 Southern Right whales left in the seas today.

An interesting trait that is unique to the Southern Right Whale is 'sailing' – the whales use their elevated flukes to catch the wind. This behaviour is thought to be a form of play and is commonly seen off the coast, South Africa.
(1h 30min)

 

Location
Directions
Cape Whale Route, Hermanus, South Africa View on Map