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Epic Attractions and events at the Hermanus whale Festival?

There’s a spectacular street parade, vibrant markets showcasing and selling the work of local artisans, great food, educational marine displays, lots of children’s entertainment, live music, and – of course – the best whale watching experience in the world!!

Environmental Festival

Hermanus Whale Festival is the only Eco-Marine festival in the World!

With a humble beginning in 1991 the Hermanus Whale festival is the oldest and largest festival on the Cape Whale Coast of South Africa. A tribute to the whales and all marine life - above and below the ocean! Here the start performers are our beloved Southern right Whales.