Introducing Whale Away

An eco friendly luxury modern guest house in Hermanus, situated right at the foot of the idyllic and scenic Overberg Mountain Range

About Whale Away Guest House

Whale Away Guest House is located in the holiday destination town of Hermanus. Whale Away Guest House is a 4 star guest house offering 5 rooms and a 4 x 12 meter rock pool is available to enjoy during the summer months. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are available at several wonderful coffee shops, restaurants and bistro’s within a 5 minute stroll. You will be spoilt for choice.

Hermanus offers a wide range of activities and there is something to do for everyone. The guest house is in an ideal location for you to catch your breath while taking in the sights of the beautiful natural environment. Whale Watching in Walker Bay, explore art galleries, quaint shops, boutiques and antique stores while popping in at a coffee shop or two. Picnic at the tranquil Fernkloof nature reserve, walk the cliff path, stroll on Grotto Beach which is a mere 5 minute drive away. You could even relax at a spa for a couples massage. Browse a few book stores for a good read. The FynArts Festival during June is a real treat for those in love with arts, culture and theatre, ‘of lekker kuier by die Kalfiefees die winter’. Wine Farm hopping is a must then eat out at some amazing restaurants to round off your day. Other activities available nearby offer shark cage diving in Gansbaai, Hiking, Birding, Mountain Biking, Zip lining, Horse Riding and enjoy other events hosted in Hermanus during each year.

In-Room Facilities

The guest house has five bedrooms all with elegant en- suite bathrooms, aircon/heater, tea and coffee facilities, Dstv, mini bar mini fridge, hairdryers, and electronic safes, bath towels, pool towels during summer, additional blankets during winter.


GPS 34.4138° S, 19.2480° E

Cape Town International Airport to Whale Away Guest House, Eastcliff, Hermanus.

drive 105 km, estimated time 2 hours.

From the airport head along the N2 in the direction of Somerset West and continue on the N2.

Near Bot River take the R43 turn off toward Hermanus.

Once in Hermanus, take the roundabout, 1st exit (left) onto Royal Str… 650 m,

at the following roundabout, take the 2nd exit (right) onto Lord Roberts Str… 250 m,

at the following roundabout, take the 1st exit (left) onto Main Rd/R43… 450 m,

Whale Away Guest House is approximately 200 meters on the left….. 200m

Knysna to Whale Away Guest House, Eastcliff, Hermanus

drive 411 km, estimated time 5.5 hours.

Travel along the N2 till you reach Swellendam then turn left onto R326… 50.5 km

Once you reach the small town of Stanford, turn right onto R43… 20.2 km

Drive past the suburb of Voelklip and at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit (right) onto Main Rd/R43… 2.5 km

Whale Away Guest House is on the right, 223 Main Rd, Eastcliff, Hermanus