Welcome to Whale Away

Eco-friendly Bed & Breakfast

Paradise in the Western Cape

Enjoy spectacular ocean views and spot the whales right off the veranda.


Welcome to Whale Away Hermanus Guest House

Whale-Watching Haven

Hermanus is known as a world famous Whale-Watching Haven. Whale Away Guest House offers a wonderful view of Walker Bay and whale viewing right from the patio. We are walking distance from the cliff path along the beautiful Walker Bay to a lovely selection of restaurants, niche stores and market.

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4 Star Guest House

This 4 star guest house ideally located 200 meters from Hermanus’ Cliff path and Walker Bay, the world’s No 1 best land based Southern Right Whale watching location with spectacular view of mountains and Ocean. We offer accommodation with up to 5 rooms or 10 guests. Most rooms offer views of the Walker Bay. Breakfast can be enjoyed at a choice of many wonderful coffee shops and restaurants within a 5 minute stroll.

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Whale Away guest house is ideally situated approximately 90 minutes drive from Cape Town International Airport. Whale Away Guest House is within walking distance from Hermanus’ Restaurants, Art Galleries, Antique Stores, Book stores, Niche stores and five minutes drive away from Grotto Beach. Easily make your booking here.

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"Really enjoyed being here, home from home – very comfortable. Thank you"

− Marie + Keith Meylan - Sussex, UK

"The 4 countries in us appreciated this Guest House. Belgium for the amazing food.Monaco for the stylish décor. Congo-DRC for the warm welcome and finally South Africa, that we call now home. Thank you"

− Barbara & Francis Kasasa

"My family and I stayed at Whale Away a few times, and every time we look forward to come back. The guest house is stunning and comfortable. Close to all the Hermanus activities, and wonderful beaches. Seeing the whales from your room is a special treat!"

− Barry la Grange - Centurion, SA

"What a stunning place! Thank you for a relaxing weekend!"

− Inge & Sean Gangein