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Gerard’s guidebook

Gerard

Gerard’s guidebook

Food scene
This restaurant that incorporates the pleasure of braaing and fine dining together. The idea is to have home cooked food in a restaurant.
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Dutchies Restaurant
1 Grotto Street
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This restaurant that incorporates the pleasure of braaing and fine dining together. The idea is to have home cooked food in a restaurant.
Amazing Views, good vibes , great food . Overlooking the Onrusriver lagoon and views of Onrus family Beach
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The Milkwood Restaurant
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Amazing Views, good vibes , great food . Overlooking the Onrusriver lagoon and views of Onrus family Beach
Great Food , Good Vibes , to be visit
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La Pentola
87 Marine Dr
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Great Food , Good Vibes , to be visit
Best Pizza in town
Vb’s Sandbaai
Best Pizza in town
This beautiful listed Heritage farmhouse building has been restored and converted into a Bar and Restaurant Where the old meets the new. Lizettes a stylish Bar Restaurant set in an iconic and historic property in Voelklip, Hermanus.
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Lizettes Kitchen Bar & Restaurant
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This beautiful listed Heritage farmhouse building has been restored and converted into a Bar and Restaurant Where the old meets the new. Lizettes a stylish Bar Restaurant set in an iconic and historic property in Voelklip, Hermanus.
Seafood restaurant set in a cave, with terraces on rocks above the ocean, known for whale watching.
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Bientang's Cave Restaurant & Wine Bar
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Seafood restaurant set in a cave, with terraces on rocks above the ocean, known for whale watching.
This is a steakhouse, wine bar and craft beer spot situated in the tourist town of Hermanus.
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Char’d Grill & Wine Bar
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This is a steakhouse, wine bar and craft beer spot situated in the tourist town of Hermanus.
Becoming one of the area’s most popular attractions. This magnificent family owned boutique wine estate has a little bit of everything to offer lovers of the great outdoors. The Tasting Room restaurant has a reputation for laid back fun, with the emphasis on fresh and inventive food of an exceptionally high standard. The chalkboard menu changes daily according to what is locally fresh and available, including items from our own vegetable garden. Become known for bringing some of South Africa’s greatest musical talent to the Overberg area, including Louise Carver, Ard Matthews, Watershed and Arno Carstens.
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The Tasting Room (Stanford Hills Estate)
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Becoming one of the area’s most popular attractions. This magnificent family owned boutique wine estate has a little bit of everything to offer lovers of the great outdoors. The Tasting Room restaurant has a reputation for laid back fun, with the emphasis on fresh and inventive food of an exceptionally high standard. The chalkboard menu changes daily according to what is locally fresh and available, including items from our own vegetable garden. Become known for bringing some of South Africa’s greatest musical talent to the Overberg area, including Louise Carver, Ard Matthews, Watershed and Arno Carstens.
Sightseeing
Fabulous Wines , Food interesting but amazing, great value for your money to visit the Creation farm. Views with sunset is a must . Staff friendly and helpful . Can book well in advance ( would recommend as this is a local favourite )
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Creation Wines
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Fabulous Wines , Food interesting but amazing, great value for your money to visit the Creation farm. Views with sunset is a must . Staff friendly and helpful . Can book well in advance ( would recommend as this is a local favourite )
This is a beautiful reserve that is hidden away in the mountains above Hermanus. Offers hikers a dazzling view of Walker Bay! Maps and brochures are available at the Visitors' Centre or the Fernkloof Nursery.
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Fernkloof Nature Reserve
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This is a beautiful reserve that is hidden away in the mountains above Hermanus. Offers hikers a dazzling view of Walker Bay! Maps and brochures are available at the Visitors' Centre or the Fernkloof Nursery.
It stands out as a lone koppie in the middle of .... Hermanus A must visit as this will blow you away. Great walk and everyone can join in .
Hoy's Koppie
It stands out as a lone koppie in the middle of .... Hermanus A must visit as this will blow you away. Great walk and everyone can join in .
one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa and one of the closest to the sea – pioneered viticulture and winemaking in the beautiful, cool, maritime Hemel-en-Aarde Valley appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus.
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Hamilton Russell Vineyards
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one of the most southerly wine Estates in Africa and one of the closest to the sea – pioneered viticulture and winemaking in the beautiful, cool, maritime Hemel-en-Aarde Valley appellation, just behind the old fishing village of Hermanus.
The Art Gallery Hermanus is a showcase of the work of five local artists. This artist-run initiative offers contemporary artwork priced to meet the market, with communications direct with the artists.
The Art Gallery
The Art Gallery Hermanus is a showcase of the work of five local artists. This artist-run initiative offers contemporary artwork priced to meet the market, with communications direct with the artists.
Outdoor Activities
This is where the heart and soul of Hermanus locals gather every Saturday morning. Offers a variety of organic produce, herbs, pickles, jams, deli-treats and home-grown goods, as well as several stalls for wines,
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Hermanus Country Market
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This is where the heart and soul of Hermanus locals gather every Saturday morning. Offers a variety of organic produce, herbs, pickles, jams, deli-treats and home-grown goods, as well as several stalls for wines,
The Quad Bike Trail in Hermanus is a must as it is rated as one of the top trails in South Africa Tree Top Zipline tour, this a memorable experience for any one from the age of 6years and older.
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Sa Forest Adventures Hermanus
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The Quad Bike Trail in Hermanus is a must as it is rated as one of the top trails in South Africa Tree Top Zipline tour, this a memorable experience for any one from the age of 6years and older.
Hermanus has been recognized by the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) as one of the 12 best whale watching destinations in the world. a boat-based whale watching company in South Africa Well typically the whale season in Hermanus is between June and December every year. Some years the Southern Right whales have arrived as early as April
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Whale Watchers
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Hermanus has been recognized by the WWF (World Wildlife Fund) as one of the 12 best whale watching destinations in the world. a boat-based whale watching company in South Africa Well typically the whale season in Hermanus is between June and December every year. Some years the Southern Right whales have arrived as early as April
The Blue Flag Grotto Beach is one of the most striking South African beaches with its rolling waves and mountainous backdrop. Best Swimming beach
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Grotto Beach (Blue Flag)
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The Blue Flag Grotto Beach is one of the most striking South African beaches with its rolling waves and mountainous backdrop. Best Swimming beach
Nature lovers paradise where leisurely walks, relaxing spa treatments, gourmet cuisine, and a challenging golf course awaits business and leisure travellers alike.
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African Pride Arabella Hotel & Spa, Autograph Collection
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Nature lovers paradise where leisurely walks, relaxing spa treatments, gourmet cuisine, and a challenging golf course awaits business and leisure travellers alike.
It is extremely popular with Capetonians as a weekend getaway and during the Christmas and Easter holidays the resident population swells dramatically.
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Hermanus Golf Club
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It is extremely popular with Capetonians as a weekend getaway and during the Christmas and Easter holidays the resident population swells dramatically.
African Queen River Cruises is a eco-friendly leisure cruise that treats you to a unseen perspective of the Klein River and it's birdlife while enjoying a onboard braai with friends and family, with the kids towed behind the boat in tubes!!! If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your family or friends. African Queen River Cruises is probably the best outdoor activity in the Overberg. Perfect for Bird Watching, Birthdays, Kids Parties, Year End Functions, Stag parties & Bachelorettes, Family Get Togethers & More!
African Queen River Cruises
37 Longmarket St
African Queen River Cruises is a eco-friendly leisure cruise that treats you to a unseen perspective of the Klein River and it's birdlife while enjoying a onboard braai with friends and family, with the kids towed behind the boat in tubes!!! If you are looking for a fun activity to do with your family or friends. African Queen River Cruises is probably the best outdoor activity in the Overberg. Perfect for Bird Watching, Birthdays, Kids Parties, Year End Functions, Stag parties & Bachelorettes, Family Get Togethers & More!
Neighborhoods
Onrus Beach- spectacular ocean views and a laid-back vibe, It is perched on the Onrus River, where the serene lagoon makes its way into the Atlantic Ocean at a scenic mouth.
Onrus River
Onrus Beach- spectacular ocean views and a laid-back vibe, It is perched on the Onrus River, where the serene lagoon makes its way into the Atlantic Ocean at a scenic mouth.

Stadsadvies

Reserveer voordat je gaat
Whale Cruises and Spa Treatments
Please make reservation with any Spas Treatment etc before hand . ( you are welcome to ask if the host can make a booking for you ) please give details of what needs to be booked and times . Whale Cruises pre- book as the cruises is very popular and always fully booked . ( Can Book online ).
Gebruiken en cultuur
Cliff/Coastal paths
Taking a stroll at night on the cliff paths is not a good idea , Please do not take any valuables with you while walking on the cliff/coastal paths . Do Not take,pick or break any Fona or Flora this is against the law. Report any incidents to the nearest police station or Path security guards.
Vervoersmogelijkheden
Travelling by Car
Should you need to go to Central Hermanus ( Town) please make sure you park on the correct sign parking bays . Make sure to go earlier as it can get very busy , parking can be bit of a struggle to get. Should you need to Hire a car - please see below car rental companies in Hermanus. Budget Rent a car Hermanus Hertz rent a car Hermanus Bidvest car rental Hermanus Avis Rent a car Hermanus
Wat je mee moet nemen
Bring comfortable shoes to walk in
The best way to get around Hermanus central etc is by walking.
Vervoersmogelijkheden
No Car - use a Taxi
Taxi service can be provide , please use the ones given by Host or referrals by families or friends.