Hermanus is the jewel of the Overberg. Nestling between two large estuaries, this bustling town lies between the rocky coastline and gentle green mountains. The natural beauty of the area has inspired many visitors, and over the years Hermanus has become a popular holiday destination. World renowned for its biodiversity, Hermanus has an abundance of plant, animal and birdlife - a paradise for nature lovers. The greatest attraction are the whales. Hermanus has earned the title of best destination in the world for land-based whale-watching.