Heart of the Cape Whale Coast
Come watch the whales!
The whales have arrived in Walker Bay for their annual visit from June to end November
and with them the travellers who come to appreciate these marine giants.
We welcome the many visitors who have travelled to our shores to watch the whales.
Please share your pictures with us by tagging #CapeWhaleCoast.
The World’s One and Only Whale Crier
Hermanus Whale Festival – the only eco-marine festival in South Africa.
From 27 September – 29 September 2019
For more information visit hermanuswhalefestival.co.za
Visit Our Towns
Things to Do
Nature offers the best therapy and this is absolutely true of the many hiking trails…
A bucket list adventure for many! This adventure happens in Kleinbaai, just outside Gansbaai which…
Different routes will take to different yet beautiful views which are only part of the…
Whether you are a beginner or an experience rider there will be a horse and…
The Cape Whale Coast has three different wine growing areas – Hermanus, Stanford and Gansbaai…
The Klein River is one of the most beautiful stretches of flat water river paddling…
Stanford is the only one of the Cape Whale Coast towns that is situated inland….
One of the region’s greatest assets relates to the diversity of bird species found in…
About The Cape Whale Coast
Close to the very tip of Africa, just outside Cape Town, you will find the Cape Whale Coast – a place that can easily be called ‘Heaven on Earth’. This pristine stretch of the South African coastline that runs from the coastal hamlet of Rooiels in the west to Quoin Point in the East is flanked by mesmerising mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.
The main towns of the area are Kleinmond, Hermanus, Stanford and Gansbaai; but the Cape Whale Coast is in fact made up of a collection of villages, farms, rivers, bays, coves and valleys – each filled with its own special magic. Explore the whales, sharks, wine routes, fynbos, birding, golf courses, penguins, mountain biking, hiking trails and adventure activities in our beautiful region, the Cape Whale Coast.