Whale Away Guest House offers luxurious accommodation and is ideally situated in the heart of Hermanus, only 90 minutes drive from Cape Town International Airport. Guests staying at Whale Away Guest House are within walking distance from Hermanus town centre and only five minutes drive from the beautiful and pristine blue flag beaches. Whale Away Guest House offers beautiful ocean views from all five bedrooms, delicious breakfasts and superb service.
Hermanus (originally called Hermanuspietersfontein) is situated on the southern coast of South Africa and is legendary for its whales during the southern winter and spring. It forms part of the Western Cape and is a popular tourist town offering magnificent beaches, history, culture as well as a multitude of outdoor activities. The whales can be seen from the cliffs in the town centre from as early as June. They were once hunted locally, but are now protected. The Old Harbour Museum contains several exhibitions which explain the whaling history of