Festivals In Hermanus
Numerous festivals and events take place throughout the year attracting large numbers of visitors to Hermanus. Dates vary each year and it's a good thing to watch the relevant websites for their events dates and times for accuracy.
- Sandbaai Kalfiefees (baby-whale festival)
- Hermanus Whale Festival
- Hermanus Wine and Food Festival
- Mountain Run
- The Wildflower Festival
Ficks Pool is situated directly in front of 7 On Marine, one of the several marine tidal pools dotted along the Cliff Paths of Hermanus. Simply follow the steps from the Cliff Path down to the pool for a refreshing dip.
Hermanus is renowned for its magnificent beaches especially Grotto Beach which is consistently awarded Blue Flag status. Along the shorlines of the whale coast in Hermanus are secluded beaches some with beautiful rockpools, ideal for kids to explore and play in, stunning picnic areas for leisurely family picnics and some beaches offering great surf spots.
Take a walk up Hoy's Koppie for a 360 view of the whole of Hermanus and Walker Bay. This is the most incredible photo opportunity you could possibly have in Hermanus. Learn more about Sir William Hoy and his wife who lie buried at the top of Hoy's koppie.