What to do at Hermanus Lodge

This world class guest house offers peace, beauty, tranquility, breathtaking views and a chance to witness some majestic Whales from a viewing boat or Walker Bay cliff.

Whether you want peace and tranquility or fun-filled activities on your holiday, Hermanus has it all. Your hosts at Hermanus Lodge will happily advise you on the best attractions and activities in the area and even book excursions for you at your request for an exciting Hermanus holiday.


Hermanus is a golfer's paradise. The lawn of Hermanus Lodge forms the 16th green of the popular Hermanus Golf Course with panoramic views of the mountain and sea.

Just 15 minutes away from the guest house is where you will find the exclusive Arabella Golf Estate, which is rated as one of the top 10 golf course in South Africa.

Whale Watching:

From July every year hundreds of majestic Southern Right Whales can be seen in the small bays of Hermanus. They make this annual trip to calve and suckle their young.

Get up close and personal to these giants of the deep from a viewing boat, or travel to Walker Bay cliff which offers great views of the whales along the coastline. This is a once in a life time opportunity that you can experience during your Hermanus holiday.

Other activities that guests can enjoy in Hermanus include:

  • Peaceful beaches
  • The beautiful Fauna and Flora Mountain Trail
  • Romantic cliff paths with breathtaking views
  • Wine farms
  • Exciting Shark cave diving