Hermanus is a town on the southern coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is famous for the southern right whale watching during the southern winter and spring and is a popular retirement town.It is built along the beautiful shores of Walker Bay and is the official Whale Watching Capital of the World.However most of the whales are now being spotted in De Kelders Gansbaai where it is well known to be the santuary of the Southern Right Whales.Contributory factors to the success is its breath taking scenery, the mild climate, and the various outdoor activities that the town offers.Hermanus is the ideal base from which to explore the Western Cape and Overberg.Besides whale watching, Hermanus offers a variety of activities; from horse riding, paragliding, kayaking, shark cage diving, fishing, hiking, plane trips to simply swimming and sunbathing at one of many gorgeous beaches, Hermanus caters for every taste. Another popular activity in Hermanus is shopping. An incredible selection of galleries, fashion boutiques, jewellery shops and more are located near the centre of town or within walking distance,you can also explore 139 - Copythe African market where you can find different African crafts and clothing to take as souvenirs