Category: Tours

Hermanus Day Trip to Bot River

Hermanus Day Trip to Bot River

Date Posted: 18 May 2016 Categories: Attractions, Days trips from Hermanus, Nature Reserve, Things to do, Tours, Uncategorized, Wine Tasting Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , ,

Hermanus Day Trip to Bot River   Another quaint place to visit is the little hamlet known as Botrivier or Bot River. Hermanus day trip to Bot River is about 35km from Hermanus and Eastbury Cottage. It’s easy to find turnoff, can be found on the R43 traveling towards Cape Town just after passing the [...]

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Daytrip Hermanus to Gansbaai

Daytrip Hermanus to Gansbaai

Date Posted: 11 May 2015 Categories: Arts and Crafts, Attractions, Beach, Botanical Garden Reserve, Children, Days trips from Hermanus, Shark Cage Viewing, Things to do, Tours, Uncategorized, Whale Watching Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , , ,

Daytrip to Gansbaai, Kleinbaai, Danger Point and Elim   Our next daytrip Hermanus to Gansbaai, is filled with fun things to do. Gansbaai, only about 43km outside Hermanus, is still known to be an unpretentious fishing town, despite the blooming tourism industry. Gansbaai, or Goose Bay as it is translated in English, was named after [...]

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Hermanus to Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay

Hermanus to Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay

Date Posted: 19 March 2015 Categories: Attractions, Beach, Botanical Garden Reserve, Children, Days trips from Hermanus, Nature Reserve, Things to do, Tours Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , , ,

Day trip from Hermanus to Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay   Just 25 minutes away from Eastbury Cottage in Hermanus, are the coastal towns of Kleinmond and Betty’s Bay. Traveling from Hermanus on the R43 to Cape Town, one will encounter the turnoff to the R44 leading to Kleinmond.  Just after the Arabella Hotel and Spa, and [...]

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Day Trip Hermanus To Genadendal

Day Trip Hermanus To Genadendal

Date Posted: 22 January 2015 Categories: Arts and Crafts, Attractions, Days trips from Hermanus, festivals, Things to do, Tours, Uncategorized Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags:

Day trip Hermanus to Genadendal To be read in conjunction with our blog Hermanus day trip to Greyton.  A day trip Hermanus to Genadendal is a must while staying at Eastbury Cottage.  This day trip will be filled with adventure, history and mostly beautiful scenery of our “tapestry quilt like” Overberg. Travel on the R43 from [...]

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Hermanus to Greyton

Hermanus to Greyton

Date Posted: 05 January 2015 Categories: Arts and Crafts, Attractions, Children, Days trips from Hermanus, festivals, Things to do, Tours, Uncategorized Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , ,

Hermanus to Greyton A day trip from Hermanus to Greyton is an experience you will surely want to repeat more than once while staying at Eastbury Cottage on a long annual holiday.  This quaint little village  of Greyton, with its thatched cottages, mighty trees, and magnificent scenery, is nestled at the foot of the majestic Sonderend [...]

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Great White Shark Cage Diving

Great White Shark Cage Diving

Date Posted: 24 September 2014 Categories: Attractions, Hermanus, Things to do, Tours, Transport Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , ,

 Great White Shark Cage Diving While the gentle mammals of the ocean can be viewed splashing and playing in the water while your feet are firmly on the ground, it takes a bit more to experience the great hunters of the ocean. Great White Shark cage diving near Hermanus is the place to be.    Gansbaai [...]

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Hermanus Whale Walk

Hermanus Whale Walk

Date Posted: 22 July 2014 Categories: Attractions, Beach, Children, Hermanus, Things to do, Tours, Walks in Hermanus, Whale Watching Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Walk with whales while they frolic in the ocean, just metres away, along our cliff paths and follow the Hermanus Whale Walk. Hermanus, is acclaimed as the best land based whale watching destination in the world! For the most amazing sightings of these wonderful creatures, the cliff paths are just 200 metres from Eastbury Cottage. [...]

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Whale watching trips in Hermanus

Whale watching trips in Hermanus

Date Posted: 28 April 2014 Categories: Attractions, Children, Hermanus, Things to do, Tours, Whale Watching Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , ,

 Whale Watching Trips in Hermanus Hermanus is the best land-based whale watching spot in the world with amazing sightings from the cliff paths, but it’s only natural that one might want to get even closer to the gentle giants of the sea on a boat based whale watching trip in Hermanus. To minimise disturbance in [...]

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Western Cape Spring Flowers

Western Cape Spring Flowers

Date Posted: 28 August 2013 Categories: Attractions, Children, festivals, Hermanus, Things to do, Tours, Whale Watching, Wine Tasting Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , ,

Western Cape Spring Flowers – a Day Trip Have you seen the wonderous Western Cape Spring flowers?   The amazing beauty of the spring flowers in the Western Cape floral kingdom awaits you!  The fynbos in Hermanus, the wild flowers of the Cape West Coast are in abundance from June to October annually. You’ve booked your [...]

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Hermanus FynArts Festival 2013

Hermanus FynArts Festival 2013

Date Posted: 30 May 2013 Categories: Arts and Crafts, festivals, Hermanus, Things to do, Tours, Transport Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , ,

Hermanus FynArts Festival 2013 The Hermanus Fynarts Festival was created by dedicated members of the Arts and Crafts sub-committee of the Hermanus Tourism Bureau Management Committee in the latter months of 2012, under the chairmanship of Mary Faure.  Their vision for making Hermanus an Art Mecca of South Africa is soon to bear its fruits.  [...]

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