Overview

The Whale Coast gives travellers a massive amount of options when it comes to exploring the Western Cape beyond Cape Town. It isn’t just about whales, but has a wide range of experiences to keep vacationists occupied.Hermanus is the largest town along the Whale Coast and provides well established accommodation, restaurants and adventure activities. Hermanus has become particularly famous for its whale-watching and the annual Hermanus Whale Festival. Only 15 minutes from the whale watchers haven of Hermanus and just over an hour from Cape Town, the Whale Coast of South Africa is an all-year round hub of discovery for visitors around the globe.The destination offers a challenging, yet exhilarating playground for golfing travellers, and is a magical oasis for families. See whales cavort in Walker Bay from the shores of Hermanus and uncover the many cultural and heritage treasures the region has to offer. Adding-on a Big Five safari, Winelands or Cape Town tour will leave one with unforgettable memories of a truly South African golfing holiday.

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Birkenhead House

Whale Coast, South Africa
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With its exhilarating cliff-top position overlooking the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay, Birkenhead House in Hermanus provides luxury hotel accommodation for those seeking an extraordinary coastal experience. Watch surfers carving through the waves and, for several months each year, witness Southern Right and Humpback Whales breaching just metres from the shore.

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Arabella Hotel & Spa

Whale Coast, South Africa
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Nestled deep in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere, a breath-taking 1 hour and 15 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, is the unique Arabella Hotel & Spa. Located 30 minutes’ drive from the world-renowned whale watching haven of Hermanus, the region enjoys pure champagne air and quite possibly the most stunning scenery the picturesque Western Cape has to offer. The hotel itself offers the ultimate in luxury and a wealth of leisure and business options.

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Harbour House

Whale Coast, South Africa
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Harbour House Hotel enjoys the most prominent of positions in the heart of the Old Harbour area, flanked by the seaside and the bustling center of this holiday town. The magnificent Lookout Terrace invites guests to revel in the soothing surrounds of the ocean ahead and enjoy a lunch from Selkirk's restaurant inspired by abundant local produce and fresh ingredients, alternatively savour a sundowner from the Wine Bar in the Pavilion.

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