The Whale Route also called The Overberg Whale Route is renowned to offer some of the best land based whale watching in the world. It is situated in the Western Cape, along the Cape's southern coastline. Between the months of June through to November each year, these magnificent creatures can be viewed, in some places as close as only a few meters from the shoreline.
Whales, including the Southern Right Whale and the Humpback Whale, are frequently seen along the coastline from Stony point near Betty's Bay, along the cliff paths of Hermanus, (Walker Bay), Kleinmond, Onrus, the De Hoop Nature Reserve and Witsand.
Air The closest airport is Cape Town International Airport. Sun Safaris can arrange scheduled flights for guests from most major airports to Cape Town. Many international flights fly directly into Cape Town however guests may have a stopover in Johannesburg (at OR Tambo International Airport). Once guests arrive at Cape Town airport, they have a choice between a self-drive holiday (rental car) and a private road transfer. Sun Safaris can arrange these services for guests.
Land The Whale Route is accessible from anywhere in South Africa. All roads are tarred and in good condition. The drive time will depend on where guests are driving from. Self-driving along The Whale Route is an ideal way of exploring this beautiful region. Sun Safaris can arrange a rental car for guests.
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