Attractions near to Lavender Manor Guest Lodge

You will find that there is plenty to do at Lavender Manor Guest Lodge on your South Africa vacation, from Whale watching to enjoying mountain walks in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve.

Hermanus is the home of Whale tours, Whale viewing, Whale sighting and is known as the Whale watching capital of the world. However, many other exciting activities are also on offer for your South Africa vacation.

At Lavender Manor, you are 2 minutes from famous Grotto Beach and the cliff path, which will lead you along the rocky coast to surprising finds of sandy coves and on to the centre of Hermanus. This cliff path is great for scenic viewing, and if you're lucky you might spot a Whale or two on your South Africa vacation.

In Whale season you will see Whales and the guest lodge becomes the perfect base for Whale watching. Should you like to venture further or enjoy more of a challenge on your South Africa vacation, check out the following eco-adventure and other activities which can be either provided or arranged by the hosts (weather permitting):

  • Paragliding
  • Horse riding
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Kayaking on Sea or Lagoon
  • Scuba Diving and Snorkelling
  • Whale watching along cliff path
  • 4x4 Excursions/trips in the region
  • River cruises on the African Queen
  • Great White Shark cage diving or viewing
  • Danger Point light house and many others
  • Boat based whale watching (June to Nov)
  • Arts and crafts market and museums in town
  • Sports (Golf, tennis, squash, gym, cycling, etc.)
  • Mountain trails / walks in Fernkloof Nature Reserve
  • Netting of rock lobster/crayfish from boat (In season)
  • Boat trips to Dyer Island (Seals, Sharks, Whales, birds and penguins)

If golf is your game; the Lavender Manor Guest Lodge is just 3 minutes from the Hermanus golf course and 30 minutes from Arabella Country Estate. Tee off on excellent golf courses on your South Africa vacation.

If you would prefer to sample some decadent wines on your South Africa vacation, there are 7 wineries in the Walker Bay area and the manor is one hour from Stellenbosch and Franschoek wine routes, and 1.5 hours from the Robertson and Montagu Wine Area.

From your doorstep, a 20km stretch of beach and an easy mountain walk to Fernkloof Nature Reserve are just a couple of minutes away. Leave your car parked safely on the large grounds of Lavender Manor, and explore the best that nature has to offer on your South Africa vacation.