Introduction

Private Whale Watching & Hermanus Wine Tours: This a seasonal excursion: Mid-June till end of November. Cape Town, particularly the town of Hermanus, boasts some of the top spots in the world for whale watching excursions. The most common ones are the Southern Right whales, and the Humpback whales. On the Private whale watching & Hermanus wine tours we will collect you privately at recommended time and drive you to Hermanus, where you will board a shared modern boat with other guests. Should the sea conditions not being favorable, we reserve the right to cancel all Private whale watching & Hermanus wine Tours with full refund for the safety of our guests. After the tour you will be given the opportunity to explore Hermanus and sample some of the top Pinot Noir wines produced in Hemel En Aarde (Heaven on Earth) viticulture region. Lunch is recommended at Creation Wine Estate for their 3-course food and wine pairing.

Highlights:

• Private Whale Watching & Hermanus Wine Tours

• Fixed/Recommended pick up time

• Private/Personal Tour Guide/Driver and Private Vehicle

• Pay per Person (Minimum 2 Pax to make Booking)

• Spend more time on activities and places of interests which are appealing to you

• Discover Stony Point, one of the free roaming largest African Penguins Colony

• Take a boat trip with an experienced Skipper to explore the Whale Watching

• Sample our top South African Pinot Noir in the Hemel En Aarde(Heaven on earth) Region

• Enjoy a 3-course Food and wine pairing Lunch at Creations

• Explore Hermanus and other small Towns along the way

• Choose between a Luxury Sedan or Minibus

Itinerary

Private Whale Watching & Hermanus Wine Tours: Weather permitting, we will collect you from your hotel in Cape Town at 7:00am and proceed to Hermanus via the N2 (National Road 2). Upon our arrival in Hermanus at the New Harbor, you will be briefed by an experienced qualified whale watching specialist about these ocean giants. Their lives, life spam, behavior, etc. You will then board a modern boat with toilet facilities on board. You will embark on a 2 to 3 hour sea excursion, searching for the whales in the ocean. As soon as a whale is spotted, the skipper will stop the boat so that everyone can see these amazing sea creatures up closely. As the time goes by, the skipper and crew members will try to spot more whales to maximize a full whale watching experience. Many other marine life have been spotted on different Whale watching tours in Hermanus, such as the Humpback whales, killer whales, great whites sharks, dolphins, African penguins, Cape fur seals, orchards etc. Once this amazing private whale watching has come to an end, your personal guide/driver will take you to the town centre of Hermanus. Here you will walk along the secure sea cliff pathways with the possibilities of watching more whales or browsing galleries and a local craft market. Then we will proceed to Hemel en Aarde (Heaven on Earth), for wine tasting at Bouchard Finlayson wines. We follow this with an exclusive 3-course Food & Wine pairing Lunch at Creation Wine Estate. This region is known for producing the best Pinot noir in South Africa, because of its cool unique weather conditions. After lunch we drive to Ataraxia Wines for our second wine tasting. Then we set off through the regional road known as R44, passing the beautiful smalls towns of Kleinmond, Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay, where you will be able to see the African Penguins at Stony Point. Your will be dropped off at your accommodation at the end of the tour.

Tour Information

Tour Code: KTT-PWW&HWT

Languages: English, French

Departures: Pick up at accommodation in and around Cape Town

Departure Time: 6:45am

Returns: Drop off at accommodation in and around Cape Town

Return Time: 16:00 to 18:00pm

Price

Includes: Private tour guide/Driver and private vehicle
Hotel pick up and drop off
Chilled bottled water onboard the vehicle
Flexibility to choose your places of interest
Entrance/Wine Tasting fees
Food and Wine pairing, 3 courses lunch at Creation Wine

Excludes: Tips/Gratuities (optional)