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The Ultimate Guide to Whale Watching in Hermanus

The Ultimate Guide to Whale Watching in Hermanus

Hermanus, once a small fishing village, is today considered to be the best land-based whale watching spot in the world. Curious Brydes whales, Humpback whales, Southern Right whales, Orca and dolphins can all be seen in Walker Bay, from the many vantage points along the coast. The appropriately named “Cape Whale Route” is roughly 559... Read more »

Why Pinot Noir Lovers Must Visit the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Valley on a Trip to South Africa

Why Pinot Noir Lovers Must Visit the Hemel-en-Aarde Wine Valley on a Trip to South Africa

Explore Sideways is all about getting off the beaten track and into some of the lesser known wine regions of the Western Cape. One of our favorite regions is the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, nestled between the mountains north of the quaint, coastal town of Hermanus. This cool climate region is an hour and a half drive... Read more »