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The Lab Health and Beauty Salon, Hermanus

The Lab, Hermanus, Village Square
The Lab, as a unisex salon, is a place where both men and women are cherished and enshrined. The Lab is the best Beauty Salon in Hermanus, and we’re ready to bring out your good…

Hermanus Adventures

Euodia Cycles, Hemel en Aarde Village, Hermanus, 7200
Hermanus Adventures Mountain Bike Trails starts at the Hemel en Aarde Village and ventures into the beautiful Hemel en Aarde Valley. The ride offers four different routes with different gradients of difficulty.

VOS Cliff Path Walk

4 Hess SE Alley, Vermont, 7201, South Africa
The VOS (Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai) ocean path runs along the shores of the ocean and is great for walking the dogs, running, easy access to the beach and rock pools, or just chill on one of the benches and…

Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Fernkloof, Hermanus
Pack a picnic, don your walking shoes, slap on sunscreen and a hat and head off to the Reserve. There are different gradients to hike, so something for everyone. The abundance of Fynbos, the breath…

Drie Damme

Drie Damme, Hermanus
We love hiking up to the Drie Damme, it is quite a steep climb but with amazing views and of course the dam to swim in it is well worth working up a sweat for.

Hoy’s Koppie

15 Lord Roberts St, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Visitors can enjoy stunning views of Hermanus, the Fernkloof Mountains and Walker Bay from various points along the paths, through the best view still remains form the top of the Koppie. Natural fynbos grows in…

Hermanus Cliff Path Walk

Hermanus Cliff Path
The path starts at the New Harbour and meanders all the way to Grotto Beach, strolling along you have beautiful views of the mountains, the ocean and the fynbos, during whale season the cliffs are the perfect…

Rotary Drive

4 Mountain Dr, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
The Rotary Way drive is definitely a must when visiting Hermanus, we always recommend that our guests take a drive up the mountain to experience the spectacular views of Walker Bay and the surrounding Overberg.…

Southern Right Charters

113 Westcliff Rd, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Southern Right Charters is situated in the New Harbour. Their professional team are hands on and are all extremely knowledgeable and passionate about these wonderful giants of the ocean.

The Whale Watchers

The Whale Watchers
The Whale Watchers are a boat- based whale watching company offering an exciting up-close and personal encounters with Southern Right Whales in their natural environment.

Hermanus Whale Cruises

Hermanus Whale Cruises
Hermanus Whale Cruises, offer not only boat based whale watching they also do Eco Cruises where you can interact with dolphins, seals, clawless otters and a variety of sea bird life.

Kayaking and SUP Paddle Boarding

26 Marine Dr, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
SUP Hermanus -  They offer both Eco Sea Kayaking, SUP paddle boarding on the Klein River Lagoon (weather permitting) Kayaking - your guide teaches you about the marine life in Walker Bay and you can expect to see…

Quad Biking

Hemel en Aarde Valley, R320, Hermanus 7200
SA Forest Adventures offers quad biking out rides in the Hemel en Aarde valley, taken riders through the well known Hamilton Russel and Southern Right vineyards and up the Fernkloof Nature Reserve giving you a…

Tree Top Zipling

Hemel en Aarde Valley, R320, Hermanus 7200
SA Forest Adventures are famous for their Tree Top Zipling Tours. High above the ground from 8 to 50 meters the guides allow you to glide from platform to platform, with only the bird life…

Paint Ball

Hemel en Aarde Valley, R320, Hermanus 7200
SA Forest Adventures is renowned for having the best playing fields to play in and have hosted groups of 8 to 250 players, awesome for team building.


Hemel en Aarde Valley, R320, Hermanus 7200
SA Forest Adventures organizes sand-boarding on the dunes in Betty's Bay for individuals as well as groups. It is an awesome recreational activity that takes place on their large +-230 meter High Sand Dune.

Scuba Diving

113 Westcliff Rd, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Neptune Scuba Divers offer guided landbased and boat based dives to 50+ dive spots in the Hermanus area. In Summer Enjoy a glorious sunset cruise while being powered only by the wind. Snacks and drinks…


The Old Harbour, Marine Dr, Hermanus, 7200
Para Taxi has a professional team of paragliding instructors to assist keep adrenaline junkies to sore off the Klein Rivier Mountain Range. Rotary Drive in Hermanus is the best site for gliding when the South-Easterly…

Horse Riding

Karwyderskraal, Hermanus
Heaven & Earth Horse Trails can be found nestled in the breath taking Hemel en Aarde Valley on the Karwyderskraal Farm. Enjoy an out-ride in the valley experiencing nature and stunning views of the surrounds.

Old Harbour Museum

26 Marine Dr, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
The Old Harbour Museum shares the history of Hermanus as a Fishing Village. The Harbour was proclaimed a Museum in 1972 and offers visitors a step back in time with old fishing boats, nets and…

The Whale Museum

3 Market Square St, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
The Whale Museum offers visitors all the information needed to discover where whales come from, what they eat, the history of whaling in South Africa and also a look at other ocean creatures and their…

De Wet’’s Huis Photo Museum

3 Market Square St, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
De Wet's Photo Museum at The Fisherman's Village takes visitors back in time with its sepia coloured photo's reflecting Hermanus as a quaint Fishermen’s village in the good old days.

South African Shark Conservancy

26 Marine Dr, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
The South African Shark Conservancy, working together with the government, industry and the non-profit sectors SASC hopes to develop a responsible co-management approach to the exploitation of elasmobranchs and other living marine resources.

Voelklip Beach

129 11th St, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Voelklip Beach is a great spot for youngsters to surf or just chill and enjoy themselves. It's undulating grassy, terraced area allows for the perfect place to have a picnic.

Rocking at Rocklands Petting Farm

R43, South Africa
Rocklands Pettung Farm is s must visit, from Emus to bunny rabbits, Rocklands Petting Farm is a great experience for both young and old. Pack a picnic, order a cuppa and relax in their tea…

Wonderland Café

R43, Sandbaai, 7200, South Africa
Wonderland Café offer loads of fun for the your little ones, with a variety of sand pits , climbing and play apparatus, slides and even a train which will keep the children amused for hours.…

Klein Rivier Farmstead

R326, South Africa
Klein Rivier Farmstead is a Picnic Paradise for sure. There is nothing better than having a picnic at Klein Rivier Cheese Farm in Stanford (no need to pack your own) they have lovely variety of…

Restless River

Hemel en Aarde Valley, R320, Hermanus 7200
Restless River is owner run by Craig and Anne Wessels, they are famous for their hand crafted, naturally developed wines and also offer private tastings.

Bouchard Finlayson

Bouchard Finlayson, Hemel en Aarde Valley, Hermanus
Bouchard Finlayson was established in 1989, their Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are of the finest quality. Their stunning views and amazing tasting room will not disappoint when visiting this Gem on the Hemel…

Hornbill Garagiste Winery

19 Glenfruin Meadows, Onrus, 7201, South Africa
Hornbill Garagiste Winery specialize in unique, hand crafted wines. They offer a boutique selection of wines which are lovingly made with passion. Wine tasting are available on request by arrangement only.

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