1. Whale Watching in Hermanus, South Africa
  2. Whale Watching in Hermanus, South Africa
  3. Whale Watching in Hermanus, South Africa

Whale Watching in Hermanus, South Africa

ABOUT US Hermanus Whale Cruises has been operating in the Walker Bay area since the first permits for Boat Based Whale Watching were granted in 1998. The Skippers and Guides all of them registered Tourist Guides are from the local community of Hawston just outside of Hermanus. The combined experience of our Skippers and Guides enables us to provide the visitor with a vast amount of local information, especially within the Boat Based Whale Watching area. Also their knowledge of the local weather and sea conditions is considerable. "Whale Cruiser" Our Crown Jewel is the whale watching boat which we operate from. Hermanus Whale Cruises is operated by the Sandown Bay Fishing Company (Pty) Ltd - owned by shareholders who are all from the previously disadvantaged community of Hawston, an historical fishing village located 12km from Hermanus. Two of the shareholders, Tom Gelderblom and Phillipus May, are the Directors of the Company. THE BOAT Our new whale watching boat seats 87 passengers and takes a crew of 5. There is a top viewing deck that seats 28 passengers, while the front viewing deck seats 7. The Whale Cruiser is wheelchair-friendly! WHALE CRUISER: Our new whale watching boat seats 87 passengers and takes a crew of 5. There is a top viewing deck that seats 28 passengers, while the front viewing deck seats 7. The Whale Cruiser is wheelchair-friendly! Our whale watching boat, "Whale Cruiser", carries up to 87 passengers. Snacks and mineral water and soft drinks are served during the trip. The operating period is from June to December. No smoking and no alcohol is allowed during trips. PRICES The Hermanus Whale Cruises Whale Watching Trips - $46.00 per adult - $20.00 for children aged 6 to 13 (UNDER 14) - Children 5 Years and under travel free - Students cost $40.00 per person ECO CRUISES 1-2 hours - $30.00 per adult - $13.00 for children 12 and under KLEINMOND CULTURAL TOUR 3 hrs - $23.00 per person

Captain is optional.
You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
Capacity
87 guests
Tours, Lessons, and Diving
Whale Watching
PM

Owner:Phillipus

Features & Details

  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • CD Player
  • GPS

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 5 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

PRICES The Hermanus Whale Cruises Whale Watching Trips - $46.00 per adult - $20.00 for children aged 6 to 13 (UNDER 14) - Children 5 Years and under travel free - Students cost $40.00 per person ECO CRUISES 1-2 hours - $30.00 per adult - $13.00 for children 12 and under KLEINMOND CULTURAL TOUR 3 hrs - $23.00 per person

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