Birkenhead House overlooks the beautiful Walker Bay in Hermanus, the whale capital of South Africa. Guests can expect the ultimate in luxury and elegance with romantic rooms and suites offering a Victorian-feel from an age old era.
Birkenhead House Highlights
The elegant Birkenhead House is situated high on the cliffs along the world famous cliff-path in Hermanus overlooking the beautiful Walker Bay as well as the town's most prominent beaches. Accommodating is luxurious and exclusive and offers guests the perfect location with breathtaking sunsets, gourmet cuisine and impeccable service.
- Wonderful Walker Bay vantage points for whale watching at Birkenhead House.
- Massage, aromatherapy and reflexology treatments available at the House spa.
- An 8km walk from Birkenhead House into the centre of town allows guests to enjoy the scenery and the invigorating sea air.
- Over 1100 different plant species have been collected and identified within the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, an area of only 15 sq. km.
Birkenhead House Activities
Discover why Hermanus is world-renowned as South Africa's premier whale watching destination when you embark on an unforgettable voyage around Dyer Island. Nature lovers can enjoy the beauty of the lush mountain trails and walks, study indigenous birdlife, or experience the adventure of deep-sea fishing. Guests can also venture out on tours to Stanford, local wine farms and townships, while others can relax with a round of golf, yoga or a leisurely bike ride. For those who seek a more adrenalin-filled experience, shark cage diving is available as well as quad biking riding, sea kayaking and scuba diving. All with associated
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