Hermanus is famous for Boat Based Whale Watching Trips to see Southern Right Whales in their natural environment and in a responsible manner. Southern Right Whales come to visit Hermanus shores to give birth or to find a mate every year between June and December. Whale watching season in Hermanus offers a spectacular experience for all visitors. Not only can you see Southern Right Whales but you could also possibly have the pleasure of watching other Whale species like Humpback Whales and Bryde’s Whales. Other animals can also be seen like the Common Dolphins, Cape Fur Seals, African Penguins and Marine Bird Life. It is also a beautiful place to visit with lots of scenery to enjoy. Not to mention all the lovely walks along the Sea Cliff path and the many activities you can enjoy. It’s only a 1.5 hours’ drive from Cape Town City Centre. So it is not very far to travel from Cape Town. You can choose one from our different types of Hermanus whale watching cruises.