A cliff path stretching from the one side of the town to the other, hugs the coastline for about 12 km giving whale watchers unlimited opportunities to study and get within 20 m of the gentle giants in the coves below or lolling just beyond the breakers. Telescopes situated alongside the Old Harbour Museum makes it possible to survey the entire Walker Bay and the whales and dolphins at close range.
- Whale season between August & November attracts tourists from all over the world.
- Land and whale boat watching can be enjoyed in the holiday town of Hermanus. The Southern Right Whale and the Humpbacked whale comes into our waters to mate and calve every year during these months and it is a sight to be enjoyed by all who love animals.
- Visit the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens on the way back from this whale watching tour. This Botanical Gardens boasts the King Protea (South African National Flower)