Things to do in Cape Town, the Helderberg, and the Cape Winelands

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Lunch on the Lawn of Voƫlklip Beach in Hermanus (2021-01-09)

Having successfully dragged my girls and Cara all around Hermanus with me, strolling up Hoy’s Koppie, looking down over the town from Rotary Way, walking along the Cliff Path, and admiring the outdoor FynArts sculpture exhibition, naturally they were now… Continue Reading →

Whale Watching from the cliffs of Hermanus (2018-08-25)

As my regular readers would by now very much know, Chantelle absolutely loves whale watching and given our general proximity to South Africa’s best land based whale viewing area, i.e. Hermanus, we always tend to make at least one trip… Continue Reading →

Following the Cliff Path of the Hermanus Biodiversity Walk (2017-08-09)

Hermanus is probably the best place for land based whale watching in the Western Cape (which is why we find ourselves visiting at least once a year), and its beautifully maintained Cliff Path makes this relaxing activity all that more… Continue Reading →

From Whale Watching to Fick’s Pool in Hermanus (2017-08-09)

There is a reason why Hermanus is so popular come whale season time in Walker Bay – its elevated seaside cliffs give the absolute best vantage point to watch the whales cavort in the waters down below. Now while I’m… Continue Reading →

Whale Watching from the Cliff Tops Piazza in Hermanus (2017-08-09)

October 2005 saw the official opening of the Cliff Tops Piazza in Hermanus, a bustling central node for the town and one of the most perfect spots to sit, ice cream or coffee in hand, and watch whales come whale… Continue Reading →

Sunday Drive to Hermanus (2015-08-02)

Two weeks later and we’re back in Hermanus once more! Faced with the possibility of staying at home and doing nothing, I suggested that we head out for a nice scenic Sunday afternoon drive to Hermanus, for the kids to… Continue Reading →

Coffee in Hermanus at Europa Cafe (2015-07-15)

So following our exciting and thoroughly enjoyable whale watching adventure in Gansbaai, Chantelle and I decided to stop for some coffee and cake in Hermanus on the long drive back home. (On such a beautiful day, who could really blame… Continue Reading →

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