Onrus at a glance
Onrus River is well known for its peace and tranquility, beautiful surroundings and friendly people; a quiet neighbourhood where you will find children playing in the streets or riding their bicycles and residents walking their dogs down to the popular Onrus Beach.
Onrus has been the holiday town of choice for many years, favoured by farmers and business men alike.
A quaint suburb, Onrus contains cosy, romantic eating places. This suburb plays host to the annual Hermanus Times Kalfiefees during August, which brings a cultural experience to the local community. Arts and craft market every first Saturday of the month. Onrus Beach is popular for both young and old with tranquil lagoon and bird hide. Pelicans, spoon-bills, herons, yellow billed ducks, Egyptian geese, egrets, common terns, plovers, sandpipers, coots, white breasted reed cormorants and the pied kingfisher are just some of the species to be seen. The beach is also a favourite spot for surfers and body boarders.
Onrus Beach is well known for its superb surfing opportunities and a favourite among holiday makers and families. The Onrus caravan park is a firm favourite and sees visitors returning year after year to enjoy the slow living that Onrus offers.