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Hermanus Hop

Wild Wellness, Whale Coast, Western Cape

1 January – 31 December 2024

Beautiful Hermanus!

Hermanus Hop is a stunning 3-day / 2 nights ‘hop, skip and jump’ through exquisite Hermanus, famous for its champagne air and beautiful views.

Hermanus is famous for its Southern Right Whale Watching (June to November) and exceptional beauty.

With the town tucked between the mountains and the sea, you will enjoy a long beach walk, walk the famous cliff path and head up into the Fynbos in the mountains.

Grab your friends and come and enjoy a walking, eating, shopping, playing, swimming kinda weekend in Hermanus.

The Basics

Duration: 3 days / 2 nights.
The walk: 21km along a beach, cliff path, through a town and to a 300 m elevation up a mountain on a good path.
Group size: Minimum 6 and a maximum of 12. (Larger groups are available on request.)
Solo travellers, couples and small groups? Please inquire.
What if the minimum is not reached? We will transfer your booking to a date suitable to you or refund you.
Travelling from out of town? No problem. We help with airport transfers and additional transport or accommodation.

A stunning three day /two night ‘hop, skip and jump’ through exquisite Hermanus, famous for its champagne air and beautiful views.

 

Itinerary

21 KM

Day 1: A Beach Day.
Friday (10 km)
Start time is dependent on the low tide, as you visit a sea cave to begin this days adventure.  Lunch stops along the way on the pristine and remote beach, which also has the most incredible rock formations. There are beautiful places for ocean swims. 

Day 2: Explore Hermanus along the cliff path and through the town.
Saturday (7 km)
After breakfast head straight for the famous Hermanus cliff path where you will spend the day meandering 7km to Old Harbour passing breathtaking beaches, tidal pools, and endless views. Between June and November, you will be sure to see the Southern Right Whales. Arrive in the beautiful seaside town of Hermanus for lunch and have a chance to explore shops, sculptures, land marks, museums, art galleries, markets and much more. Included in this day is a professional photo shoot in three the trendy spots. Then get ready for Fabulous Farewell Feast!

Day 3: A Mountain Day.
Sunday (4 km)
After breakfast and check out around 09h00, head to the hills to explore the beautiful mountains covered with fynbos. The views are vast and incredible. At around 12h00/13h00 we will transport you back to your cars and wave goodbye.

What is included?

  • 3 days / 2 nights.
  • All transport to and from the hikes.
  • All permits, park fees, entrance fees and conservation fees. 
  • A fun pop-up photoshoot at three trendy locations.
  • A fabulous farewell celebration feast. 
  • Basic first aid kits. 
  • Safe parking for your car.

What is excluded?

  • Any items of a personal nature.
  • Any transport, food or beverage not listed above.
  • Emergency evacuations and related costs. 

Optional extras

  • Airport transfers.
  • Additional accommodation before or after the hike.
  • Gear rentals: Daypacks (R200) Trekking poles (R200 per set). Camping gear rentals. (price depending on what you need) 

Fitness

The daily walks are not hard, but you will struggle if you are completely unfit. 

Area Activities

If you would like to fit any additional activities in while you are in the Cape Whale Coast, let us know and we will help arrange it for you.

  • Boat based whale watching.
  • Sundowner cruises
  • Sea kayaking
  • A visit to an abalone farm
  • Fat bike riding on a beach
  • Horse riding on a wine farm or on a beach
  • Shark cage diving
  • Quad biking
  • Kite surfing rentals or lessons
  • Zip lining
  • Wine tours and tastings
  • Scuba diving
  • Massages
  • Yoga or Pilates classes
  • Spa treatments

Rates:

  • R 2900.00 pp
    Camping. 2 campsites.   Food and drinks: Tea, coffee, cereal and fruit for both breakfasts. Both Dinners: one fireside dinner with a fun pop-up, one surprise dinner out
    • R 4500.00 pp
      Shared house.  Food and drinks: Tea, coffee, cereal and fruit for both breakfasts. Both dinners: one fireside dinner with a fun pop-up, and one surprise dinner out.  
    • 3.  R 5600.00 pp
      3 star bed and breakfast. private en-suite.  Food and drinks: Teas/ coffees/ full breakfast. Both dinners out on the town.
    • 4.   Luxury Sea front hotel – fully catered.  POA.

    Admin Fee:

    • R55.00 once off per reservation
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