Hermanus enjoys a moderate climate all year round. In peak summer season, from December to February, temperatures can climb as high as 34ºC, although winter temperatures can drop to as low as 4ºC. Generally, this season has many sunny days with high wind at times. During the winter months of June, July, and August, expect frequent rains and a couple of chilly evenings. From June to December, the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena australis) graces Walker Bay with its massive presence.
With a beautiful seafront location at Hermanus, One Marine Drive is just a short walk from the town's best restaurants, galleries and shops. The iconic Cliff Path is also just a short stroll away.
Located in Hermanus, One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel is an easy, scenic 2-hour drive from Cape Town. The hotel is especially lovely due to its strategic location, with a short stroll to Cliff Path bringing you to a breathtaking point where you can view the Southern Right Whales. The whale-viewing season is usually between June to November.
One Marine Drive offers five sea-facing, freshly-designed rooms, making it an intimate choice to ensure you are always well taken care of! A heated swimming pool is available to help you soak up after a day of exploration.
Explore the fascinating coastal caves in the cliffs below Grootbos. Your knowledgeable guide will explain the history of human habitation going back in time to a period when the Stone Age people and Khoi bushman called the caves home.
Take-off from Grootbos' private airstrip for a magical flight over the Walker Bay area, from July to October enjoy incredible sightings of Southern Right Whales from the air.
The Cape Floral Region has the highest concentration of plant species in the world. Staggeringly this recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site holds three times the diversity of species than the Amazon rainforest.
Explore the landscape of Sanbona Wildlife Reserve on thrilling game drives in the Big 5 area with a brilliant guide who will teach you all about the bush of this part of Africa.
Great white shark cage diving is an experience like no other. To get up close to the ocean's number one predator in its natural environment is a humbling experience you will never forget.
Make a brief stop at Mossel Bay for the world-famous Post Office Tree at the Dias Museum Complex.
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