Go on a full-day private whale and wine tour of the Hermanus region of South Africa’s Western Cape and look out for Southern Right Whale on their annual migration. Continue with a visit to 2 wine estates to sample some of the best SA wines.
What to Expect
This full-day combination of the Hermanus region of South Africa’s Western Cape combines a boat trip to see the magnificent Southern Right Whale, and trips to 2 wine estates to sample 4-5 wines per tasting.
Departing from Cape Town, you will head to the Cape Peninsula to look for Southern Right Whale. The mighty mammals frequent the local waters from May through December. With an estimated population of around 12,000 creatures throughout the Southern Hemisphere, hundred visit Hermanus, capital of the Cape whale coast, annually.
The gorgeous animals can grow to lengths of up to approximately 60 feet (18 meters) and weigh a staggering 80 tons. A baleen whale, they have baleen plates for filtering food from the water and are easily identified by the “V” shaped blow caused when they breathe out.
After your exciting whale watching boat tour, you will climb back on land and head for 2 wine estates of the Hermanus region. Described as the Riviera of the South, it is the cool maritime climate and soil composition that make Hermanus such fertile land for growing vines.
You will get the chance to stop for lunch at one of the wine estates visited, and will sample 4-4 wines per tasting. Then, it is back on the scenic road to Cape Town, through wild and remote ravines and rugged coastline.
- Wine tasting
- Hotel pick-up
- Boat trip
Know Before You Go
• The large 4WD SUV transport ensures easy viewing of the beautiful landscape, and a comfortable, safe, and pleasant trip
• Cape Town hotel pick-up is included in all day tours. All private tours can be adapted on request