Birkenhead House & Villa
Travel Blogs from Hermanus
... is in a lovely bay and the water just sparkled. The Southern right whales come here to give birth before heading back to Antarctica. Had a lovely lunch overlooking the bay and watching the whales in the distance. A bit of shopping then home to pack up. Early morning tomorrow as we leave on a 7:30am flight for Victoria Falls, ...
... hole inside of me that a shark was supposed to have made. Good views through the vineyards and over the cliffs to the rocky beaches, and a spot of surf that my guide excitedly insists is a whale. I can only see surf, though take a photo anyway to show you folks at home.
Back down on the waterfront later a couple of hours invested leads to the reward of a breaching whale. Not ...
... guest house is really a lovely place to stay as it is owner managed by Mom, Dad and daughter. The rooms are not cheap but they are really nice and you get a Karoo dinner for R120 per head and Dad then does a star education lecture which is included in your stay at this establishment. We then headed towards Bloubergstrand where we met up with Carol and Ray where we stayed for our 4th nights stay on the road. On route ...
... out again tonight, in the city centre at a place called Lemon-Butta. Another awesome meal, probably the best of the tour; DimSum, Baby Kinglipper (Massive for a baby, a popular deep-sea fish) & Belgian Chocolate Cups for dessert. Our wine was also particularly great, a white with red pepper flavours. Also very affordable, half the price we'd have paid for it back in Australia. We enjoyed some Olympic viewing at the lodge, before going to sleep around 10.30pm. ...
Wow, Great White Sharks area amazing creatures and cage diving with them is phenomenal!
Today I was Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in Gansbaai (pronounced Hans Bay). After a brief introduction and excellent breakfast we (approximately fifthteen people) were soon on our way out to sea on Megoladon II, their cage diving boat. About twenty minutes and around two kilometres out to sea we stopped and cast anchor. The shore was clearly in sight!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet