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Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat) provided by Shark & Safari - Day Tours

Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat)

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-07-11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-11 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Victoria & Alfred Hotel
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Betty's Bay
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Hermanus Cliff Path
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Victoria & Alfred Hotel
    V&A Complex, PierHead, Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
    Meet the valet desk at the circle.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Victoria & Alfred Hotel, V&A Complex, PierHead, Dock Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Duration
9–11 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Scenic Drive on Clarence Drive
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Optional Boat trip @ZAR900
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Optional Boat Trip subject to favorable weather conditions.
  • Boat Trip is optional. If chosen, payment will be due on the day.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
5Reviews
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Alan C wrote a review Dec. 2019
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom219 contributions86 helpful votes
From the time that I booked this online in the UK to the day of the trip itself I knew I was dealing with a competent and well run organisation. We booked a private trip because we wanted to spend longer at the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, as well as visitng the penguin
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from Andrew_SharkSafari, Manager at Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat)
Responded Dec. 3, 2019
Dear Alan, Thank you for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your wife. We hope to see you again in the future.
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Jason L wrote a review Sep. 2019
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Tour was excellent! We had a great time. Beautiful sights. Shawn was a great tour guide! We recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Andrew_SharkSafari, Manager at Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat)
Responded Sep. 13, 2019
Thank You Jason! We love it when we get such great feedback. It affirms we are doing the right things.
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Matt_and_Matt wrote a review Aug. 2019
Sheffield, United Kingdom105 contributions48 helpful votes
There were five adults on our trip and although we only saw whale ‘blows’ in the distance at Hermanus and the boat trip was cancelled due to weather we still had a great time. Andrew was our guide and he was brilliant. He was professional, knowledgeable and he ensured we were
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Response from Andrew_SharkSafari, Manager at Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat)
Responded Aug. 19, 2019
Thanks for the great review. We wish we could control the weather!. It was great meeting you all. See you on your next trip to Cape Town.
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TravelAngler725 wrote a review Aug. 2019
Seoul, South Korea343 contributions69 helpful votes
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Andrew was an awesome host and guide and is easily accessible on WhatsApp. His background and knowledge of the area made me happy that I not only took the Hermanus tour (culminating in a whale watch that was one of my finest wildlife experiences EVER) but also arranged a wine
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from CT_wander, Manager at Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat)
Responded Aug. 17, 2019
Thanks for the great review. It was awesome to meet you. I am really glad we made your dreams come true.
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LS photography wrote a review Jul. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We were recommended Shark and Safari by the Outlook Lodge in Johannesburg. As we were travelling to Cape Town we decided to go speak to Andrew and Theresa at there office to see if they could help with our very specific photography hopes and wishes for Great White Shark and
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from CT_wander, Manager at Full-Day Hermanus Whale Route Tour from Cape Town (Optional Whale Watching Boat)
Responded Aug. 17, 2019
Thank you for the great review. You are great people and we love to help create the best experiences. Currently seeing lots of Great Whites in Gansbaai. Chat to you on your next trip to Southern Africa.
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Shark & Safari - Day Tours
EstherL1080
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Inverdoorn Safari - Day Trip
We walked into the office on Loop Street to enquire about a morning safari accessible near to Cape Town. Andrew ga
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Alex J
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DO NOT BOOK WITH THIS COMPANY!
I booked a shark Safari with this group on November 4th. It was canceled due to bad weather and at the time I was p
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yassera976
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Fake safari
I went with my wife to this trip thinking it was a safari. I paid about 350 for each ticket trip. It took us three
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tara_j93
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Disappointing
My partner and I especially decided to travel to the western cape so that we could cage dive with the great whites.
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blacktiger_1
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Amazing adventure!!
Andrew was the most amazing guide. Took very scenic routes through the mountains on the way to my safari trip . The
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225berkn
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Big 5 Safari
It could have been a little cheaper, but tour was good! Also our tour operator was very friendly and talkative. Abs
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christianbis
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Best money spent!
The best money spent in Cape town and South Africa. Amazing Crew and an absolutely fantastic experience!
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melissaG3005GC
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Really good
I really liked the tour Very organized and comfortable vehicle The tourguide at the safari was so funny and explain
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Martha C
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Huge Disappointment
We did not see any sharks. The only good thing I can say about this tour is they did not steal our money...well not
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rlwillemsen
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Big 5 Safari
All very good organized. Patty to see that resorts like this (and the animals) suffer so much because of the lackin
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Azeem T
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Excellent service
We were a group of two and booked 3 tours with them which were the shark cage dive, safari and Cape Town tour. They
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Eileen S
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Safari Tour
Good tour, close to Cape Town. Got to see 4/5 of the Big Five, nice reserve. Good Lunch. Shop around for prices as
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iomdave007
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Incredible experience with a reliable operator
There are many operators offering whale and shark experiences but not all are reliable and will take bookings even
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amn893
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Terrible
All tamed animals kept in an area should not the safari. If it is natural it will be more enjoyable and advent
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j2simpso
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Great Service and Amazing Experiences
Booked the shark tour and safari tour with them. The Shark tour had to be rescheduled a couple of times due to weat
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9–11 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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