Hermanus

SCENERY: Majestic Mountains, Long White Sandy Beaches, Tranquil Lagoon, Inviting Sea, "Champagne" Air.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES:

  • Mountain Trails through Nature Reserves,Whale Watching, Bird Watching,
  • Yachting, Skiing and Other Water Sports,
  • Swimming, Surfing, Diving, Kite Flying, Paragliding,
  • Tennis, Squash, Gym, Renown Golf Course.

ADVENTURES: Canoe Safaris, Horse Rides, White Shark Cage Diving, Sea Safaris, Fly Fishing, Scuba Diving, Sunset Cruises, Paragliding - Tandem Flights.

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES: Numerous Art Galleries, Museums, Guided Tours,Wine Tasting in the Most Southerly Vineyards.

RESTAURANTS: South African, Italian, Greek, Steak House, Fish, Pizza. Cosy, Viby Pubs and Café cum Delis.

CLIMATE: A Mediterranean climate with an average Summer temperature of 26ºC and an average Winter temperature of 14ºC. Average rainfall 546mm.

ELECTRICITY: 220/230 Volts AC at 50Hz

BANKING: Most International credit cards are accepted. ATM's are readily available as are foreign exchange facilities. Most banks are open from 09h00 to 15h30 on weekdays and 09h00 to 11h00 on Saturdays.

TIPPING: Between 10% and 20% according to service. Sometimes the service charge is included in the bill.

BUSINESS HOURS: General shopping hours are 08h30 till 17h00 on weekdays and 08h00 to 13h00 on Saturdays. Many stores are open all weekend and on public holidays.