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Stony Point Penguin Colony Tours and Activities

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The Stony Point promontory, in the small town of Betty's Bay near Cape Town, is home to a colony of African penguins. The colony is not as well-known as the bigger one at Boulders Beach, but you’ll still find thousands of the little penguins and, usually, fewer tourists.

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6-Day Garden Route & Addo South African Adventure from Cape Town

6-Day Garden Route & Addo South African Adventure from Cape Town

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See the best of South Africa's famed Garden Route on this 6-day adventure from Cape Town. Visit rugged Cape Agulhas, sip local beer and wine, hike in the gorgeous Tsitsikamma National Park, float through Wilderness National Park in a canoe and soak in the sun on the beautiful beaches of the southern coast. Top it all off with a safari at Addo Elephant National Park.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$653.26
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US$653.26
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Hermanus Whale Watching and Wine Tasting Tour

Hermanus Whale Watching and Wine Tasting Tour

This trip combines both whale watching and wine tasting - two of the most popular tours in Cape Town. You literally hit two birds with one stone. Moreover the drive to and from whale watching is so scenic and along it there is a UNESCO heritage site among other impressive attractions. This is a full day tour with nature and is capped by some award winning wines which will help you relax and enjoy time pass before your eyes. You will see penguins, amazing bird species, other wild animals and mountainous landscapes that will take your breath away.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$182.18
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Stony Point Nature Reserve Penguin Colony Via Whale Route

Stony Point Nature Reserve Penguin Colony Via Whale Route

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Visit both the Stony Point Nature Reserve—home to a large colony of African penguins—and the Waaygat Whaling Station on this tour from Cape Town. See the black and white birds up close from a boardwalk through the colony, learning about their biology and behavior through a guide's commentary. Tour the remnants of the Waaygat Whaling Station, the former site of whale meat harvesting and processing from the early 20th century, to imagine what whaling life was like on the cape during that time. Light lunch included.
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  • 4 hours
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US$204.37
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Hermanus Whale Watching Shared Boat Trip and Private Wine Tour from Cape Town

Hermanus Whale Watching Shared Boat Trip and Private Wine Tour from Cape Town

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Spend a day whale watching and wine tasting on this private full-day trip to Hermanus from Cape Town. See migrating Southern Right Whales off the coast of Hermanus from June through mid-December. Sample some of the local wines at two estates.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$167.88
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US$167.88
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Hermanus Whale Watching Tour

Hermanus Whale Watching Tour

Come and experience the natural scenic beauty, dramatic sheer cliffs, and the magic of the fynbos floral kingdom including its native fauna up close and personal! Come and see one of only two penguin colonies on the mainland of the African continent at Stony Point, the natural scenic beauty of the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, and one of the most scenic drives in the world along Clarence Drive. A few optional extras that we may visit include Leopards Kloof hiking trail in the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, or taking a trip on a whale watching boat from the harbour in Hermanus - an exhilarating and unmissable experience! Lunch can be booked at a venue of choice, either in Hermanus or at a winery in the Hemel-en-Aarde valley (lunch is for own account). Pricing levels may vary according to specification, and given as guidelines only.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$127.73
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US$127.73
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5-Day Garden Route & Addo Adventure from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

5-Day Garden Route & Addo Adventure from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth

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See some of South Africa's most impressive natural beauty during a 5-day Garden Route road trip. Head to the southernmost tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas. Take a canoe ride in Wilderness National Park. Go hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park. Sip local beer and wine. Soak up the sun on the beaches of the southern coast. Go on a game drive in Addo Elephant National Park. This adventure is one-way, starting in Cape Town and concluding in Port Elizabeth.
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$598.52
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Whale Watching Day Trip from Cape Town

Whale Watching Day Trip from Cape Town

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Visit pretty Hermanus for a rare chance to go whale watching from the shore. Southern Right Whales breed in the waters off of Hermanus, not far from Cape Town, every year from July through November. The town is uniquely positioned to offer some of the best land-based whale watching viewing locations in the world, and you can also choose to go out on a boat for more adventure (own expense). Afterward, stop at a local winery for a tasting.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$84.30
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US$84.30
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Hermanus Whale Watching Boat Trip and Stony Point Penguins Day Tour

Hermanus Whale Watching Boat Trip and Stony Point Penguins Day Tour

Join this incredible day tour to Hermanus for a whale watching shared boat trip experience with possible sightings of the different whale species out sea. Explore the town and enjoy the wonderful views of the coastline whilst having lunch and end the trip with a photo stop of the African Penguins in Betty's Bay. Enjoy a scenic drive back to Cape Town.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$125.00
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US$125.00
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7-Day Garden Route, Winelands and Addo Small Group Combo Tour from Cape Town

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7-Day Garden Route, Winelands and Addo Small Group Combo Tour from Cape Town

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Escape the demanding duress of modern life on a 7-day tour of Cape Town’s Garden Route, the ideal adventure for lovers of nature and wildlife. Tick off top Garden Route attractions such as Addo Elephant National Park, Tsitsikamma National Park, the Cango Caves, and Oudtshoom, and partake in optional activities such as ziplining and bungee jumping. Plus, taste wine at vineyards located on Route 62 and choose between 4-star, 3-star, or hostel accommodation depending on your budget.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$719.53
US$773.69
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Vintage Sidecar Whale and Dolphin Route Experience from Cape Town

Vintage Sidecar Whale and Dolphin Route Experience from Cape Town

Experience the wondrous scenery, food, and wildlife of South Africa’s False Bay coast during an adventure aboard a vintage World War II motorcycle and sidecar. Join an included driver as you feel the open road and roar of the engines, stopping to visit Harold Porter Botanical Gardens and observe endangered penguins. Finish with an included lunch and a wine or craft beer tasting.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$264.95
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Cape Agulhas Full Day Private Tour from Cape Town

Cape Agulhas Full Day Private Tour from Cape Town

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Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see where two oceans meet with a full-day private trip to Cape Agulhas from Cape Town. Visit the southernmost tip of Africa and peer out into the water, where the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meet.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.36
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US$150.36
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3 Day Adventure - Hike and Wine Pilates

3 Day Adventure - Hike and Wine Pilates

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We love hiking and we love wine. Hermanus has many exciting hiking trails and exquisite vineyards. Imagine Yosemite's mountains, Malibu's beaches and Napa Valley's wines and you have the perfect mix to create a hiking and wine adventure. Let us take you on a 3 day hiking and wine adventure along our rugged coastline, through the Cape floral kingdom and into the aptly named Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley. We have chosen some of our favourite hikes and will introduce you to our winemaking friends. September - November is Southern Right whale season and hiking along the Cliff Path walk is the perfect way to spot them. The rest of the year Brydes whales, dolphins, seals and sometimes orcas can be spotted. We will also take you to walk amongst a colony of African penguins. All finished off each day with pilates by the pool, a great way to stretch after a days hiking, and a delicious meal.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$358.98
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US$358.98

Cape Agulhas Private Tour

Cape Agulhas Private Tour

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See the rugged natural beauty of Cape Agulhas on this tour from Cape Town. Visit the southernmost point of Africa, where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet. Return to Cape Town via the whale-watching town of Hermanus.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$135.03
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US$135.03
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3 Day Adventure - Hike and Wine Pilates

3 Day Adventure - Hike and Wine Pilates

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We love hiking and we love wine. Hermanus has many exciting hiking trails and exquisite vineyards. Imagine Yosemite's mountains, Malibu's beaches and Napa Valley's wines and you have the perfect mix to create a hiking and wine adventure. Let us take you on a 3 day hiking and wine adventure along our rugged coastline, through the Cape floral kingdom and into the aptly named Hemel en Aarde (Heaven and Earth) Valley. We have chosen some of our favourite hikes and will introduce you to our winemaking friends. September - November is Southern Right whale season and hiking along the Cliff Path walk is the perfect way to spot them. The rest of the year Brydes whales, dolphins, seals and sometimes orcas can be spotted. We will also take you to walk amongst a colony of African penguins. All finished off each day with pilates by the pool, a great way to stretch after a days hiking, and a delicious meal.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$358.98
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2-Day Wine and Whale Coast Small Group Tour with Cape Agulhas from Cape Town

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2-Day Wine and Whale Coast Small Group Tour with Cape Agulhas from Cape Town

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Calling all lovers of wildlife and wine, this 2-day tour from Cape Town combines whale watching with wine tasting. Visit the vineyards and wineries of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, observe whales from the rugged cliffs of Cape Agulhas, and see hundreds of penguins at Betty’s Bay. Choose between backpacker, 3-star, or 4-star accommodation, which is included along with entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off in Cape Town.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$205.83
US$218.97
US$13.14 savings
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3-Day Luxury Gondwana Big 5 Safari & Whale Coast Private Tour from Cape Town

3-Day Luxury Gondwana Big 5 Safari & Whale Coast Private Tour from Cape Town

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Enjoy the incredible food, scenery, wine, culture, and wildlife of the Western Cape during this 3-day luxury safari. Folow the Garden Route from Cape Town to the Gondwana Reserve and enjoy expansive views of the ocean horizons. You’ll also travel the Whale Route to Hermanus, one of the world's top land-based whale-watching sites.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1,102.15
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US$1,102.15
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2-Day Luxury Whale Coast with Wildlife Botlierskop Safari Private Tour

2-Day Luxury Whale Coast with Wildlife Botlierskop Safari Private Tour

Merging the great blue beasts of the ocean with the wild wanderers of the bushveld, this overnight coastal route safari is a quick escape from Cape Town to see most of the Big 5 animals in the malaria-free Botlierskop private game reserve, situated just 4,5 hours from Cape Town. Day one starts with a visit to the adorable African penguins at Betty's Bay, then spectacular seasonal (Jun-Oct) land-based whale watching along the Hermanus cliff paths or postcard views as you wind along with dramatic ocean scenes of Clarence drive. Immerse yourself in the comforts of your glamping tent accommodation, spotting free-roaming wildlife from your private wooden deck along the riverbed and end the night with an African inspired dinner under a twinkly starry sky. Rise before the sun with a 4x4 game drive to catch the bush as it awakes and after breakfast, get even closer to nature with the choice of a horseback safari or an indulgent bush spa treatment before heading back to Cape Town.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$824.79
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Cape Agulhas and Hermaus Full Day Private Tour

Cape Agulhas and Hermaus Full Day Private Tour

Our private tours are customized according to the guests interests and time availability. This tour include a distance traveled of up to 600km. We offer modern, air-conditioned, leather seats, unbranded vehicles (for guests privacy) with professional,friendly and knowledgeable driver/guide. We can pick up our guests at any hotel/guest house in Cape Town city and suburbs, Paarl , Stelenbosch and Franschoek. This is a private tour for maximum 4 passengers.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$346.46
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Private Shore Whale Watching Day Tour to the Whale Capital of SA from Cape Town

Private Shore Whale Watching Day Tour to the Whale Capital of SA from Cape Town

The Atlantic Ocean waters off South Africa are home to a diverse range of marine creatures, but finding the best viewing spots requires local knowledge. On this tour, take to the waves with your guide and cruise to the best whale- and penguin-watching locations around Walker Bay and Stoney Point. Admire native marine wildlife in its natural habitat, with pickup and drop-off at your Cape Town or Cape Winelands hotel included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$145.98
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Private Shore Whale Watching Tour to Walker Bay Hermanus from Cape Town

Private Shore Whale Watching Tour to Walker Bay Hermanus from Cape Town

Spend a day exploring South Africa's scenic False Bay coast, with a visit to the coastal town of Strand and a stop to mingle with the penguins of Stony Point. This private tour includes a short waterfall hike and a drive through the local 'Apple Country,' but the real highlight is seasonal whale watching from the rocks in Hermanus―known as South Africa's 'Whale Watching Capital.'
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$156.93
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Private Full Day Shore Whale Watching Penguins Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Town

Private Full Day Shore Whale Watching Penguins Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Town

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Enjoy the best of stunning Cape Town on this private tour that includes whale watching, penguin viewing, and wine tasting. Journey to the rugged cliffside town of Hermanus, known as the whale capital of South Africa. Cross Sir Lowry's Pass where you may spot the national bird: the Blue Crane. After spending some time at Walker Bay, stop to see Cape Penguins in their natural habitat on the way back. Finally, enjoy a light lunch (own expense) and wine tasting before returning to Cape Town.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$156.93
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Private Shore Whale Watching Penguin and Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Winelands

Private Shore Whale Watching Penguin and Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Winelands

With so much to see around Cape Town, the only way to do it is to drive. But why drive when you can be driven! If staying in Paarl, Stellenbosch, or Franschhoek, this full-day private road trip is the perfect way to explore South Africa’s Cape Region. Mountain passes, sweeping views of vineyards and orchards, a coastline cruise along False Bay and wildlife spotting along the way, including whales, penguins and blue cranes. Sample local wines and produce before returning to your pick-up location in time for dinner.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$171.53
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US$171.53
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Full-Day Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Wine and Hermanus Whale Coast Private Tour

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Full-Day Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Wine and Hermanus Whale Coast Private Tour

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Discover South Africa’s wines and wildlife on a full-day, private tour from Cape Town to the Cape Whale Coast and Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. Taste locally-made wines paired with gourmet chocolate, walk the vineyards, watch for whales along the shore, and see the African penguins at Stony Point Penguin Colony, then return to Cape Town as the sun sets over the coast. This full-day, private tour includes pickup and drop-off at Cape Town hotels, entrance fees, and wine tasting, with the option to add a whale cruise or tapas pairing at your own expense.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$234.37
US$246.71
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Whale Watching Tour from Cape Town

Whale Watching Tour from Cape Town

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Marvel at the magic of Mother Nature with a whale watching tour to Hermanus from Cape Town. Enjoy the majestic scenery in this part of South Africa, where land-based whale watching is easy. Watch for Southern Right Whales, which come here annually to breed and calve. Stop for photo opportunities at scenic points, and get a chance to upgrade to a boat-based whale-watching tour while in Hermanus (own expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$109.48
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Stony Point Penguin Colony can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 38 Stony Point Penguin Colony tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Stony Point Penguin Colony costs USD 84.30. Guided Stony Point Penguin Colony tours start around USD 84.30 per person. See all 38 Stony Point Penguin Colony tickets and tours on Viator.
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