Whale Cottage Hermanus


Whale Cottage Hermanus is a Beach House with magnificent views over Walker Bay, and of whales B & B (Breaching and Blowing).

Hermanus is the Whale Capital of South Africa, and offers the best land-based whale watching in the world. It is about 45 minutes drive from Gansbaai, which has became well-known for shark cage diving.

Whale Cottage Hermanus has a sparkling pool, and offers secure parking. It is safe to walk to the restaurants and shops.

All rooms have a bath/shower en suite, television, airconditioning, hairdryers, heated towel rails, electric blankets, tea/coffee tray and a CD player.

Seafacing rooms open onto a terrace. Breakfast Buffets are enjoyed on the seafacing pool terrace. An Honesty Bar, and a tea/coffee tray, is available 24 hours a day.

Whale Cottage guests are welcome to use the hi-speed wireless internet facility at no charge, but we request that the usage be of reasonable duration.

Hermanus is 120 km from Cape Town, on the Indian Ocean, at the start of the Garden Route. It offers a wide range of activities, including shopping, arts and crafts, walking and hiking amongst proteas and fynbos, horse riding, tennis, cycling, golf at Arabella, one of the best golf courses in the country, wellness and wines produced from grapes grown in the southernmost vineyards in Africa, including the Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Whale Cottage Hermanus has been featured in SAA’s Sawubona, Cape Times, The Argus, Style, and Fairlady. It has been recommended by Fodor’s South Africa and Rough Guide to South Africa.

We can assist you in making restaurant and car rental bookings on your behalf.