Festivities  and attractions in Hermanus

Whale Festival

The Hermanus Whale Festival celebrating its 20th year as the only enviro-arts festival in South Africa, "puts the creatures of the deep on stage and under the spotlight alongside top performers and musicians from 28-30 September 2018"


The arrival of the Southern Right Whales at the Hermanus Times Kalfiefees. This years Kalfiefees ("Calf Festival") festival takes place from the 9th - 12th of August in Hermanus, incorporating national Women's Day which is on 9 August.

A variety of productions and festivities are planned to suit all ages.

Hermanus Food and Wine Fair

10-11 August 2018

Also come and watch the Wild horses in Rooisand Naturereserve and Penguins in Stony Point Nature Reserve just a few minutes drive from Hermanus.

Also for the nature lover is lovely walking paths along the coast from Sandbaai to Vermont as well as Fernkloof and Walker Bay nature serve with lovely paths to walk your dog/s. All a stone throw away from Barking beach cottage.