• Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
    Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
  • whale watching
    whale watching

Whales & Wines

Join us on a spectacular journey into the heart of whale watching & wine country, Walker Bay. En route to Hermanus, we visit an African Penguin colony, and then enjoy the morning on a whale watching boat, getting up close and personal with these magnificent creatures. The afternoon is spent sipping away on some of the world-renowned wines of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.

This trip is seasonal according to whale season, from June to November.

Tour Itinerary (Click for more info)

Scenic coastal drive, visit to an African Penguins colony

We take the scenic Clarens Drive along the cliffs over looking False Bay, passing through beautiful coastal conservation villages surrounded by a wonderful array of wild flowers from the Cape Floral Kingdom. 

First stop is Stony Point where we will visit its famous African Penguin colony.

Whale watching boat trip

From here we will carry on to Hermanus, to join a boat cruise from 12-2pm, which will bring you up close and personal to the magnificent Southern Right, Humpback and Bryde’s Whales of Walker Bay (snacks are provided).

Lunch, it's an event!

For a late lunch, we head into the Hemel and Aarde Wine Valley for a delightful wine and tapas pairing, or into the scenic village of Hermanus, for lunch over looking the cliffs and beautiful bay. Here you can enjoy more shore-based whale watching.

Wine tasting in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley

We continue to one of the legendary wineries of the Hemel en Aarde Valley, meaning "heaven - and - Earth - Valley".  We can reminisce over the beautiful day whilst sipping at some world class wines, particularly some of South Africa's best Chardonnay & Pinot Noir! From here we return to Cape Town.