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Summer House Hermanus

Summer House Hermanus

Date Posted: 02 March 2019 Categories: Uncategorized Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , , ,

Summer House Hermanus Summer House Hermanus is a luxury holiday house situated in central Hermanus, close to the cliff paths and within walking distance to the village shops, restaurants.  It is pet friendly by request. SUMMER HOUSE HERMANUS PHOTOS: Summer House has 3 large en suite bedrooms on king or twin beds (one room has a [...]

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Lodging in Hermanus – Mayflower

Lodging in Hermanus – Mayflower

Date Posted: 02 October 2016 Categories: festivals, Hermanus, Special Rates in Hermanus, Uncategorized Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

The Mayflower – Lodging in Hermanus Welcome to our lodging in Hermanus at The Mayflower!  Retired Master Mariner Graham Fenn and his wife, artist Jenny Bowes Meyer (owner of Eastbury Cottage), opened their two “upper deck cabins” at their new home in 2016.  Named after the Mayflower ship and a legendary fishing vessel in Hermanus, 18 Flower Street is in the heart [...]

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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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World’s only Whale Crier

World’s only Whale Crier

Date Posted: 07 October 2013 Categories: Attractions, Children, festivals, Hermanus, Things to do, Uncategorized, Whale Watching Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , ,

  The World’s only Whale Crier While other towns may still have a Town Crier – an officer of the court who makes public pronouncements – Hermanus is the home of the World’s only Whale Crier.  It is the only town in the world to have its own Whale Crier. Dressed in black and white [...]

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Hermanus Whale Festival

Hermanus Whale Festival

Date Posted: 15 August 2013 Categories: Arts and Crafts, festivals, Hermanus, Sporting Events in Hermanus, Things to do, Uncategorized, Whale Watching Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , ,

    Hermanus Whale Festival – Have a whale of a time! It’s only fitting that the best land-based whale watching destination in the world hosts an annual welcoming celebration for the giants of the ocean. And what a celebration the Hermanus Whale Festival is! Running in September every year, the festival attracts people from [...]

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Hermanus Wine and Food Festival

Hermanus Wine and Food Festival

Date Posted: 04 August 2013 Categories: festivals, Hermanus, Restaurants and places to eat, Things to do, Whale Watching, Wine Tasting Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , , , ,

Welcome to The Annual Hermanus Wine and Food Festival Be ready to push your taste buds to the limit at the annual Hermanus Wine and Food Festival…and, while you are enjoying the fine fare, be sure not to  miss the arts and crafts and Afrikaans Theatre at the Hermanus Kalfiefees which happens annually during the [...]

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Hermanus Kalfiefees

Hermanus Kalfiefees

Date Posted: 03 August 2013 Categories: Arts and Crafts, Children, festivals, Hermanus, Things to do, Uncategorized, Whale Watching Posted By: Jenny Meyer Tags: , , , ,

Join us for the Hermanus Kalfiefees every August! The Hermanus Kalfiefees – meaning “Calf Festival” in Afrikaans – usually happens over the Women’s Day long weekend in August, about a month before the Whale Festival.  It is Hermanus’s version of a pre-party. Running for a bit longer than the Whale Festival, the Hermanus Kalfiefees boasts [...]

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