Hermanus at a glance
Hermanus - the perfect place to live
Situated in Walker Bay, Hermanus has definitely outgrown its rustic old fisherman’s village image and is now a fast, if not the fastest, growing town in the Overberg region.
A never-ending source of delight is exploring the unique attractions of Hermanus. There are plenty of activities to keep visitors busy - from diving with the great white sharks to paragliding, scuba diving, fly-fishing and sea and river kayaking.
The Southern Right Whales visit our shores from June to November yearly and Hermanus offers the best land based whale-whatching in the world. Experience the abundant wildlife and picturesque fynbos on your doorstep, or visit the many nature reserves and cliff paths near the town. Play a game of golf, celebrate the good life with our interesting diversity of shops, restaurants and top quality local wines, before ending the day with a sunset cruise. Our numerous pristine beaches are a sun worshipper’s dream.
Also falling within the greater Hermanus area are the residential suburbs of Hawston, Vermont, Onrus, Sandbaai, Hemel-en-Aarde valley, Westcliff, Northcliff, Eastcliff and Voëlklip. Buy now, and become part of the best land-based whale-watching capital in the world.