Birkenhead House & Villa

Cnr of 7th Avenue & 11th Street, Hermanus, Western Cape, 7200, South Africa | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hermanus

Our Last Day in South Africa

A travel blog entry by connieandjimmer


... 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, ...

A Whale of a time (you knew it was coming)

A travel blog entry by alexobt

... 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 ...

Day 8 -Christmas eve

A travel blog entry by pngufor


... Barbeque), and we were waiting for the meat to get this underway. Couple of hours later we had the braai going and then it was time for the nativity play, so we watched as the play unfolded and the performance was better than at the rehearsals. Santa came out dressed up and in character and gave gifts to all the children. The younger children were taken in by it but some of the older ones just ...

Day Fourteen - Whale of a Time!

A travel blog entry by tofor85


... 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. ...

Stellenboch and the Great White Shark

A travel blog entry by kingo


... a shadow swimming right by our boat and then it emerged it was another great white. They had never before been sighted in that area and we had to call it in to the shark research station, it was amazing!. And around the bend , more whales. After a short while we headed on up to an island (Dyer Island).

OMG- No wonder there were sharks in the are, this island is a nesting ground for seals. Huge seal colonies streched across the ...

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