Activities

The Overberg and Hermanus specifically offers a huge amount of different outdoor activities and also a few indoor options for when the weather does not play along. There is definitely something for everyone.

  • Viewing:  Hermanus highlights with the Hermanus Chill Bus, birds, Walker Bay from the famous cliff path, whales (in season), museums, scenic drives, boat cruises, the big 5 of the ocean, the canola fields (in season).
  • Hiking:  The Cliff path,  Fernkloof Nature reserve or Grotto Beach.
  • Swimming in the sea, swimming pool or tidal pools.
  • Horse back riding.
  • Golf at the beautiful Hermanus Golf Course, Arabella or even at Kleinmond.
  • Kite surfing at the Klein River Lagoon.  Kite Surf Hermanus offers rentals, lessons and sales from our premises.
  • Kayaking from the Old Harbour with Walkerbay Adventures.
  • Diving - scuba, speciality and free diving with Neptune's Divers.
  • Ziplining, quad biking in the Hemel en Aarde Valley.
  • Fat biking.
  • Paragliding.
  • Go karting.
  • Surfing at Onrus Beach or Hermanus.
  • The penguins at either Betty's Bay (Stoney Point) or Gansbaai.
  • Shark Cage diving from Gansbaai.
  • The Markets on Saturdays.
  • Wine tasting - several different routes.  The Wine Hoppers offer safe hop on hop off options.
  • An Abalone tour at the New Harbour.
  • The Art Walk (first Friday of the month).
  • Spa treatments.
  • Strolling through town, shopping.
  • Shopping at the Whale Coast Mall. 
  • Movies at the Mall.