Hermanus
in Overberg District Municipality of Western Cape, South Africa

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-34.419 and 19.234 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -34° 25' 7" and E 19° 14' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rand - ZAR
Spoken languages:
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda, South Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:36 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Johannesburg
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:49 am and 5:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
22.221 and -159.561 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Haena
References
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Explore Hermanus

Hermanus in Overberg District Municipality (Western Cape) with it's 25,153 inhabitants is located in South Africa about 803 mi (or 1,292 km) south-west of Pretoria, the country's capital.

Local time in Hermanus is now 07:36 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Johannesburg with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 5 airports in the wider vicinity of Hermanus, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in South Africa is Cape Town International Airport in a distance of 48 mi (or 77 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Cape Floral Region Protected Areas in a distance of 64 mi (or 102 km), North-West. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Caledon, Stellenbosch, Paarl, Worcester and Bredasdorp. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Ocean Eleven Guest House

Address
0,4 mi
11 Westcliff Road
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HERMANUS LUXURY APARTMENTS-74 ON MARINE

Address
0,3 mi
74 MARINE DRIVE
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


THE MARINE HERMANUS

Address
0,6 mi
MARINE DRIVE
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Marine Square Luxury Holiday Suites - Apartments

Address
0,5 mi
College Street
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Auberge Provence

Address
0,4 mi
25 Westcliff Drive
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sixteen Guest Lodge on Main

Address
0,1 mi
Main Road 16
7200 Westcliff,Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 20:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 18:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 18:00


QUARTERS HERMANUS (SL)

Address
0,5 mi
5 HARBOR ROAD HERMANUS
7200 CAPE TOWN
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Whale Rock Luxury Lodge

Address
1,1 mi
26 Springfield Ave
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hermanus Lodge on the Green

Address
1,0 mi
8 Fernkloof Drive, Hermanus Heights
Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


110 on Westcliff

Address
1,0 mi
110 Westcliff Road
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Harbour House

Address
0,5 mi
Harbour Road 18
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Whale Coast

Address
0,5 mi
Corner of Lord Roberts & Royal Roads
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Villa Venusta

Address
0,5 mi
9 Rochester Road
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 18:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 18:00


Misty Waves Boutique Hotel

Address
0,2 mi
21 Marine Drive
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


On the Cliff Guest House

Address
0,5 mi
42 Westcliff rd
Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Von Abercron Residence

Address
1,7 mi
75 Fernkloof Drive
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Potting Shed Guest House

Address
0,1 mi
28 Albertyn Street
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Windsor Hotel

Address
0,4 mi
49 Marine Drive
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cliff Cottage

Address
0,4 mi
22 Westcliff Road
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:30 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Penguino Guest House

Address
0,4 mi
16 Westcliff road
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Brown Jug Guest House

Address
0,6 mi
18 Musson Street
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HERMANUS LUXURY APARTMENTS-MARINE COURT

Address
0,3 mi
93 MARINE DRIVE
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Whalers B&B

Address
0,1 mi
8 Main Road
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Francolin Manor

Address
1,4 mi
11 Francolin Close
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SUNSTAYS - HERMANUS

Address
0,4 mi
24 ON MAIN HERMANUS
7200 Hermanus
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 83%
Air Pressure 998.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 23rd of June 2018

16°C (61 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Sunday, 24th of June 2018

16°C (61 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Light rain, clear sky.

Monday, 25th of June 2018

17°C (62 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Fun in the sun at Voëlklip Beach in Hermanus

Published: June 19, 2013
Length: 56:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanus Online

http://www.hermanusonline.co.za Hermanus - Voelklip Beach. Sheltered from the wind & popular with surfers. It has grass terraces, ideal for sunbathing and picnics without the sand. There are...


Hemingways of Hermanus

Published: June 07, 2014
Length: 26:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Herman van Bon

Anno 1995 'Hemingways of Hermanus' is the most unusual and quirky book shop in South Africa. Owner Noel and Beth Hunt are passionate about books including various collectors item. Visiting...


Hermanus Lagoon Opening

Published: August 12, 2013
Length: 58:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Adam Barnard

11 August 2013...Hermanus Lagoon Opening.


Join me on a Drive along marine drive in Hermanus with a GoPro

Published: December 18, 2013
Length: 17:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanus Online

http://www.hermanusonline.co.za Easy... put a Gopro on your car's roof and drive... Join me as we do a scenic drive with a Gopro Camera on Hermanus Marine Drive.


South Africa 16: Whale Watching in Hermanus

Published: October 04, 2012
Length: 36:10 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Yaiyasmin

From Cape Town I went to Hermanus in the south of South Africa, which is a town by the seaside famous for whale watching. It was rainy, windy and cold but I did see some whales! http://twitter.co...


Hermanus the Movie, in the Cape Whale Coast

Published: February 06, 2013
Length: 21:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanus Online

http://www.hermanusonline.co.za Welcome to Hermanus, about an hour from Cape Town Airport in the heart of the Whale Coast. Hermanus is also known for the "Whale Capital of the world" You...


Zuid-Afrika: Via de Whaleroute naar Hermanus en Cap l' Agulhas

Published: November 12, 2013
Length: 24:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Suid Afrika Reise

Via de Whaleroute naar Hermanus en Cap l' Agulhas. Deze route begint bij Strand en via Pringle Bay, de pinguins bij Betty's Bay en Kleinmond bereik je Hermanus. Deze route rijden? Dat kan onder...


A visit to the Whale museum in Hermanus, with a full whale skeleton

Published: June 19, 2013
Length: 49:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hermanus Online

http://www.hermanusonline.co.za Southern Right Whale information, including sounds, pictures and videos Hermanus became known as the heart of the Whale Route and the museum has one of the ...


Sand-Art in a bottle, with Whales in Hermanus, South Africa

Published: October 01, 2012
Length: 29:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Willie Koorts

Watch closely the whole process, every step along the way, of how a sand artist in Hermanus (South Africa) do sand-art in a bottle using different coloured sand. It is absolutely amazing to...


Hermanus Cliff Path - Cape Whale Coast, South Africa

Published: July 03, 2009
Length: 37:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SmartGuide1

The Cliff Path in Hermanus allows you to walk the length of the town along its coast, overlooking tidal pools, ancient caves and little beaches, not to mention the worlds best land based whale...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

SANSA Space Science

SANSA Space Science, previously the Hermanus Magnetic Observatory (HMO) is South Africa's national geomagnetic research facility. The observatory is situated in the town of Hermanus in the Western Cape Province and forms part of the South African National Space Agency. The observatory is an active participant in the International Real-time Magnetic Observatory Network, one of a large number magnetic observatories which monitor and model variations of the Earth’s magnetic field.

Located at -34.4242, 19.2239 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Space science

Walker Bay

Walker Bay is a large bay located in the south-western Western Cape province of South Africa. It is the next major bay between False Bay near Cape Town and Cape Agulhas to the south-east. The bay is famous for having some of the best land based whale-watching in the world, which a town on its shores, Hermanus, has become famous for. Southern Right Whales visit the bay in the winter and spring months. Gansbaai on the shores of the bay has also become very famous for Great White Shark diving.

Located at -34.5, 19.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bodies of water of the Western Cape, Bays of South Africa

Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Fernkloof Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in Hermanus, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape Province, South Africa. It is 1,379 hectares in area. In December 2009, a Canadian couple were stabbed, robbed and tied up in the reserve.

Located at -34.385, 19.2817 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas of the Western Cape, Nature reserves in South Africa

Guide: Hermanus (Western Cape, Overberg District Municipality) in South Africa on a map

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Hermanus, 赫爾馬努斯