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Hermanus Whale Watchers

Boat-based whale watching encounters around Hermanus, near Cape Town in the Overberg.

How to Enjoy Hermanus Whale Watchers

Whale Watchers in Hermanus offers you the chance to experience the rush of a close encounter with the planet’s largest mammals, a memorable experience that will open up a whole new world. Our permits allow us to get 50m from the whales and often when they see us, their inquisitive nature brings them closer.

The Whale Watchers’ boat has capacity for 36 passengers and is completely wheelchair friendly. The vessel is fully equipped and the twin hull provides superior stability ensuring your safety and comfort. Our Whale Watchers guides and crew are SAMA registered, highly experienced and multilingual.

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Brilliant trip made even more special by seeing not one but 2 mother and calf southern Wright whales...  -  Joanne Cochrane .

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Joanne Cochrane

Brilliant trip made even more special by seeing not one but 2 mother and calf southern Wright whales .............would definitely recommend using this company ................

Joanne Cochrane  experienced the Whale Watching


Michel Wolvers

Trip was postponed due to bad weather, really good and helpful communication to reschedule. Good guides and fantastic to watch the whales!

Michel Wolvers experienced the Whale Watching


Martin Riley

We went on a whale watching trip while we were in Hermanus. Unfortunately there were no breaching while we were out. But the boat and the crew were very good

Martin Riley experienced the Whale Watching


Lise Marchcand

The tour was good and well organized but since itwas the end of the wales watching season we didn't see any.Natur is natur!!

Lise Marchcand  experienced the Whale Watching


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