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There are estimated to be about 3 000 - 4 000 southern right whales at present, with South Africa receiving the major percentage visiting its coasts annually.
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Activities

Hermanus Surrounds & Activities

Water Activities
AFRICAN QUEEN RIVER CRUISES
Stanford. Three hour cruises with braai facilities on board. Groups of 20 to 40. Telephone Eric or Marlene
Cell: 082 732 1284
Tel/Fax: 028 341 0929
R40 p.p.

BLUE WAVE CHARTERS
Visit Shark Alley, Dyer & Geyser Islands and spot the great white shark,
penguin and seal colonies
Tel 028 388 0034
Cell: 072 582 4846
E-mail: carcharias@worldonline.co.za
R300 R500 p.p.

BOTRIVER ADVENTURES
Boat trips on the Bot River Lagoon abounding with bird life & marine life sightseeing trips in Walker Bay.
Cell: 072 6053669; 082 479 0297; 082 4163018.
R100 R250 p.p.
COASTAL KAYAK TRAILS / KLEIN RIVER CRUISES
Sea, river & lagoon kayaking, various trails.
Tel (A/H): 028 341 0404/5
Cell: 082 950 8127; 083 248 5827.
E-mail: info@kayak.co.za
http://www.kayak.co.za/
R110 - R300 p.p.
DYER ISLAND CRUISES
Head for Gansbaai for the ultimate eco-marine trip with DYER ISLAND CRUISES. See Cape Fur seals, African penguins, whales, dolphins and Great White sharks.
Fax: 028 384 1266
Cell: 082 801 8014
E-mail: dic@isales.co.za
http://www.dyer-island-cruises.co.za/
R650 p.p.
GREAT WHITE SHARK TOURS
Great white shark cage diving & surface viewing. Daily trips, Gansbaai, 10h00.
Pickups from Hermanus.
Tel: 028 312 2766.
Cell: 083 300 2138.
R800 p.p.
HFC BOAT BASED WHALE CRUISES
New Harbour. Boat based whale watching.
Tel/Fax: 028 315 1406.
Cell: 082 369 8931 / 082 750 7351 / 072 1539404.
w ww.hfcbbww.com .
R350 p.p.
HOOKED ON FLY
Guided fresh and salt water fly fishing trips. Louis Day.
Cell: 082 555 8317.
E-mail: louis@hermanus.co.za
R150 per hour.
IVANHOE SEA SAFARIS
Gansbaai. Marine life sea safaris & whale watching in Walker Bay.
Tel/Fax: 028 384 0556.
Cell: 082 926 7977.
Email: balaena@kingsley.co.za .
From R550 p.p. Children 10 and under R450 p.c.
SCUBA AFRICA
Explore the various reefs and dive sites under the watchful eyes of NAUI instructors. Diving school operates from the New Harbour.
Tel/Fax: 028 316 2362.
Cell: 083 731 8235.
E-mail: aron@scubaafrica.com
http://www.scubaafrica.com/ .
R100 R300 p.p.
SHARK DIVING UNLIMITED
Tel 028 384 2787.
Cell: 072 347 4077.
http://www.sharkdivingunlimited.co.za/
R800 p.p.
SHARK LADY ADVENTURES
Pioneers of White Shark cage diving and surface viewing in South Africa.
  Tel: 028-312 3287.
Cell: 083 746 8985.
E-mail: sharklady@hermanus.co.za
http://www.sharklady.co.za/
Cash R800 p.p. C/C R850 p.p.
SOUTHERN RIGHT CHARTERS
Boat-based whale watching, scenic cruises, fishing, sundowners, crayfishing.
Cell: 082 353 0550 / 082 536 0950.
E-mail: seascapes@hermanus.co.za .
R350 p.p.
TAI-PAN FISHING CHARTERS
Ski-boat fishing, crayfishing and sightseeing cruises from Hermanus, Gansbaai and Kleinbaai harbours. All tackle and bait supplied.
Tel: 028 314 1023.
Cell: 083 629 6468.
Prices on request.
WALKERBAY ADVENTURES (THE BOAT HOUSE) , Prawn Flats
Abseiling, sea kayaking (R150 p.p.) in Walker Bay whale sanctuary ; Sunset lagoon cruises followed by evening barbeques. Motorboats, kayaks, canoes & paddle ski's for hire.
Tel/Fax: 028 314 0925.
Cell: 082 739 0159.
E-mail: wbadventures@hermanus.co.za
www.hermanus.co.za/com/walkerbayadventures .
Prices on request.
WHITE SHARK ADVENTURES
13 Main Rd, Gansbaai. Shark cage diving with the professionals. Pickups from Hermanus
Tel: 028 384 1380.
Fax: 028 384 1381.
Cell: 082 822 6290.
E-mail: seafaris@iafrica.com
http://www.whitesharkdiving.com/
Cash R900 p.p. C/C R1,000 p.p.
WHITE SHARK PROJECTS
Take the ultimate dive with or simply watch the great whites from the surface. Pickups from Cape Town, R1,100 p.p. or R1,000 from Gansbaai.
Tel: 021 405 4537.
Fax: 021 552 9795.
E-mail: sharks@tourcapetown.co.za
http://www.whitesharkprojects.co.za/
Galleries, Studios, Pottery & Jewellers
AFRICAN JEWELS
Designer goldsmith.
Shop no 17, Village Square.
Tel: 028 312 4114 .
Cell: 072 539 5650 .
afrjewel@netactive.co.za
ART HOUSE
6 Hope St, Hermanus.
Tuesday to Friday 10:00 13:00 / 14.30 17:00. Paintings by prominent South African artists & handmade jewellery.
Cell: 083 2167404.
E-mail: cam.herm@minds.co.za
ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET
Locally produced arts & crafts available every Saturday morning at Lemm's Corner & Market Square.
FISHERMAN'S GALLERY
3 Harbour Rd. A beautiful little gallery with fabulous art.
Tel/Fax: 028 312 2509.
E-mail: fishermansgallery@yahoo.com
GALLERY GREGOIRE
Optimum Centre, 10 Main Rd, Onrus. South Africa's premier living artist's paintings and antiquities.
Tel: 028 316 2694.
Fax: 028 316 2660.
GALLERY SIXTY-FOUR
Hemel-en-Aarde Village. David Errington Studio and local art.
Tel/Fax: 028 316 4587.
E-mail: coldav@itec.co.za
HARBOUR GOLD
12 Harbour Rd. Original handcrafted jewellery in stone, metal, pearls, etc.
Tel/Fax: 028 312 2295.
Cell: 082 7725 949.
E-mail: finonrus@hermanus.co.za
http://www.geta.co.za/
HERMANUS ART STUDIO
Oudehof Mall, Main Rd. Locally acclaimed artist's studio. Classes available.
Tel: 028 313 2367.
HORNBILL HOUSE STUDIO - GALLERY
Hemel-en-Aarde Village. Handmade, exclusive, original and unique.
Tel/Fax: 028 316 2696.
Cell: 082 895 7180.
E-mail: hornbill@intekom.co.za
LE STIJL GALLERY
13 van Blommenstein St, Onrus. Dynamic art galley and design studio.
Tel: 028 316 1198.
Cell: 082 878 8330.
E-mail: archtech@worldonline.co.za .
MAKARIOS DIAMONDS
Competitive international wholesale prices on quality diamonds.
Tel: 028 3880632.
Cell: 082 7735193.
MARKET TRADERS ASSOCIATION
Market Square. Variety of arts, crafts, jewellery, clothing, etc.
Trading 7 days a week, weather permitting.
Tel: 028 312 1598.
Cell: 083 496 6435.
OLD SILVER
Antique, hallmarked silver & silver plate articles. View by appointment only.
Alice & Michael Mathews.
Tel: 028 313 1343.
ONRUS GALERIE
2 Lagoon Dr (cor. van Blommestein), Onrus. Fine art gallery for local professional artists.
Tel: 028 316 2525.
Fax: 028 316 3050.
E-mail: art@artsouth.co.za
http://www.artsouth.co.za/
SOUTHERN ART CERAMICS
8 Hemel-en-Aarde Village. Dinnerware, mirrors, tiles. Made to client specifications.
Tel/Fax: 028 316 3296.
TIGER-EYE ROCK SHOP
Internationally renowned cutters & polishers of gemstones and scratch patch.
Tel: 028 3123729
19 Arum Rd, Hermanus Industrial area.
Tel: 028 312 3729.
Fax: 028 312 2578.
E-mail: tigereye@hermanus.co.za
TRI'FARI GEMSTONE JEWELLERY
Semiprecious gemstone specialists. Shop 33, Village Square Mall, Marine Drive, Hermanus.
Tel/fax: 028 3151520.
E-mail: tumblewe@iafrica.com .
 
 
Horse Riding
HORSE TRAIL SAFARIS
Vineyard, Fynbos & Beach trails.
Tel: 021 703 4396 .
Cell: 082 729 7776 .
http://www.horsetrailsafaris.co.za/
KLEIN PARADYS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
Main Rd, Bot River (15min. drive from Hermanus). Outstanding trail, picnic & beach rides.
Telephone Sue or Manfred at 028 2849422.
OUDE MOULEN
R43 Between Hermanus and Stanford, Walshacres Farm
Howard.
Tel: 082 667 9232.
Bluelotus55@hotmail.com
Museums
DE WET'S HUIS PHOTO MUSEUM
Market Square.
Mon - Fri: 09h00 - 13h00 & 14h00 - 17h00.
Sat: 08h00 - 13h00 & 14h00 - 16h00.
Tel: 028 313 0418.
OLD HARBOUR MUSEUM
Mon-Sat 09h00 -13h00 & 14h00 - 17h00.
Tel: 028 312 1475

Tours

BAYWATCH SAFARIS
Coastal adventures, game park & nature reserve tours.
Tel: 021 683 1652.
Fax: 021 683 6392.
Cell: 083 226 6730 .
Ian@baywatchsafaris.com
http://www.baywatchsafaris.com/
Price on request
CASA BLANCA TOURS
19 Disa St, Onrus. Whale, Fynbos, Overberg historical & specialised tours operated by Satour guides.
Tel/Fax: 028 316 3170.
Cell: 082 572 1025.
E-mail:casamega@hermanus.co.za
www.hermanus.co.za/com/tours
COASTAL SAFARIS
Unique guided eco-tour on an all-weather off-road vehicle along the Cape Agulhas coast and National Park. Riaan.
Tel: 028 4357148.
Fax: 028 4357378.
E-mail: coastalsafaris@isat.vo.za
Two hours: R150 p.p. Three hours: R200 p.p.
D-TOURS
Nature, historical, wine & adventure tours in the Overberg.
Cell: 072 450 1437.
E-mail: d_tourshermanus@yahoo.com
ECO QUAD
Experience the natural wonders of the L'Agulhas National Park by quad bike.
Tel: 082 854 5078/9.
E-mail: EcoQuad@webmail.co.za .
R150 R300 p.p.
HERMANUS GUIDED WALKS
Abalone tours. Marine laboratory. On appointment. Jane
Tel: 028 312 2140, 028 312 4147.
Fax: 028 313 0253.
R15 p.p; R10 scholars.
MERLAN TOURS
Cape Town & Garden Route Tours.
Tel: 082 4145865.
E-mail: merlan@global.co.za
Web: http://www.merlantours.com/
Prices on request.
MRM TOURS
Discover the Cape. Wine tours, shopping safaris and specialised tours.
Marianne.
Tel: 021 957 1511.
Cell: 082 454 9756 .
OVERSTRAND TOURS
2 Bush St, Hawston. Guided tours of whales, fynbos, cultural, wine, Overberg and
surrounds.
Tel/Fax: 028 315 1739.
Cell: 083 469 6469.
E-mail: otours@telkomsa.net
PERCY TOURS
We specialise in travel and tour packages, for UK and European travellers, to South Africa. We pride ourselves on offering fantastic, exciting and individualised tours of Cape Town and the Western Cape Region.
Tel: +27(0)72 062 8500
E-mail: travel@percytours.com
Web: http://www.percytours.com/
SPECIALIST BIRDING TRIPS
Discover the wonderful birdlife of the Overberg on trips lasting a few hours or several days. Contact Dr Anton Odendal, an accredited birdguide.
Tel: 028 316 1105.
Cell: 082 5503347.
SPLASH
Daily shuttle service between Hermanus & Cape Town plus tailor-made tours to suit individual needs.
Tel/Fax: 028 3164004.
Cell: 082 658 5375.
TJAILA SHUTTLE SERVICE
Day trips & shuttle service plus tailor-made tours for groups of six or more people. Greg & Celeste.
Cell: 082 3739976 . or 082 7836375.
Fax: 028 3162924.
E-mail: tjailashuttle@yahoo.com
TREVI'S TOURS
Air port transfers, Wineland, Garden Route & adventure tours.
Tel: 028 3121413.
Cell: 082 652 1853 .
UBUNTU TOWNSHIP TOURS
Guided walking tours through Zwelihle available on request. Book in advance. Please contact the Hermanus Tourism Bureau or Wilson Salukazana.
Tel: 028 312 2629, 028 312 4334.
Cell: 073 2146 949.
Fax: 028 313 0305 .
Other exiting things to do
ALTIRA SPA
At Western Cape hotel & Spa this wellness centre offers a unique revitalization of mind, body & soul.
Price on request.
Tel: 028 284 0022.
Fax: 028 284 0003.
CAMPHILL FARM COMMUNITY
Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Workshops for mentally challenged people. Wednesdays only - bookings essential.
Tel: Sylvia: 028 313 8246.
FERNKLOOF NATURE RESERVE
Unique viewing of fynbos, breathtaking hikes.
Tel: 028 313 8000.
Fax 028 312 1894.
HAWSTON PUBLIC POOL
Open 1 September to 30 April.
HERMANUS HEALTH CLUB
Eastcliff Village, Main Rd, Hermanus.
Tel: 028 312 1246 .
ROTARY WAY
Scenic drive with panoramic views across Hermanus & Walker Bay.
THE EXPLORER 4X4 FYNBOS TRAIL
Tel: 021 7034396.
Cell: 082 729 7776 .
TANDEM PARAGLIDING
Get high paragliding from Rotary Way, the entire coastline at your feet with internationally licensed pilots from PARA-PAX.
Cell: 082 8814724.
http://www.parapax.com/
TIKARI ADVENTURES & EXCURSIONS
Planning, advice and reservations for adventures, activities & excursions in Hermanus & surrounding areas.
Fax: 028 312 1785 .
Cell: 082 890 1447; 083 650 4206 .
tikari@hermanus.co.za
http://www.tikari.co.za/
VILLAGE THEATRES
Your upmarket cinema for the best entertainment.
Village Square, Marine drive, Hermanus.
Tel: 028 313 0551/2.
WALKER BAY 4X4 ROUTE
On R43 to Stanford. Great outdoor adventure for the whole family!
Cell: 082 728 1017.
Fax: 021 9132197.
E-mail: wb4x4@mweb.co.za .
Prices on request.
Golf Clubs
ARABELLA COUNTRY ESTATE
Beautiful, challenging, award-winning, naturally spectacular golf course. Prices on request.
Tel: 028 284 0000.
Fax: 028 284 9385.
E-mail: mail@w-capehotel.co.za
http://www.arabella.co.za/
HERMANUS GOLF CLUB
The golfing paradise at the tip of Africa.
Tel: 028 312 1954/5.
Fax: 028 312 2333.
E-mail: golfclub@hermanus.co.za
www. hgc.co.za
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