The season of whales is here! Whale season in the Western Cape is from June through to November. Exclusive Getaways recommends some great getaways for whale watching this season. Get your fair share of the annual whale migration miracle: when the oceans of the Western Cape offer hospitality to Southern Right, Humpback and Brydes whales. Book a getaway to a whale watching hot-spot and marvel at the magnificent giants finding safe haven in bays sufficiently sheltered for them to mate and rear their young. Choose one of these fabulous getaways, within 1-3 hours driving distance of Cape Town.

IN & NEAR HERMANUS – Among the World’s Top Dozen Whale Watching Destinations

Distance from Cape Town: 121 km

Abalone Guest Lodge

The Marine, Hermanus

Harbour House Hotel

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

DE KELDERS – Supreme Whale Watching in a Small Coastal Village Near Hermanus

Distance from Cape Town: 161 km

De Kelders Private House

DE HOOP NATURE RESERVE – A Pristine Natural Paradise for Whale Watching & Coastal Leisure

Distance from Cape Town: 270 km

De Hoop Collection

CAPE AGULHAS & BREDASDORP – Watch Whales at the Rugged Southernmost Tip of Africa

Distance from Cape Town: 222 km

Agulhas Country Lodge

28 on Hoop

ARNISTON – Watch Whales in a Pretty Fishing Village Hugging the Coast

Distance from Cape Town: 209 km

Arniston Spa Hotel

Mail us to book your whale watching getaway, or call +27 21 797 7122.