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 … Continue reading “Top Whale-Watching Getaways in Western Cape: Where to Grab One This Season”
Celebrate the Western Cape’s gorgeous coastlines by experiencing them afresh. Book a luxurious coastal getaway with Exclusive Getaways, pack your bag and head for an awesome oceanside spot in the Western Cape:
Hermanus is a top-favourite whale watching destination in the Western Cape . Whales come in great numbers to Walker Bay between June and November to breed and calve. Watch the incredible Southern Right Whales from any number of excellent vantage points along the ‘cliff path’ of Hermanus. The vegetation-fringed cliff path weaves along …
When you can’t decide between the bliss of a soothing, green wilderness and the enchantment of the sea, choose a perfect piece of paradise that gives you both. And more besides. Not far from Cape Town, and just beyond Hermanus and Stanford, there’s a very accessible and captivating wonderland of ancient forests and fynbos-clothed mountainsides … Continue reading “Grootbos: Big & Beautiful … a Majestic Mosaic of Nature”
Southern Right Whales flock to the bays of De Hoop Nature Reserve to nurture their young. Bontebok – an endangered species – graze De Hoop’s lands in surprisingly large numbers. Eland and Cape Mountain Zebra are at home in the reserve too, along with ostriches, the scurrying yellow mongoose, a variety of other mammals and a large array … Continue reading “Get Nurtured in Nature at Dazzling De Hoop”
Gansbaai – Goose Bay when translated from the Afrikaans, is a wonderworld of rugged coastline featuring caves, coves and limestone rock formations, where whales come and flaunt themselves very close to shore. But geese, peculiarly, are no longer a focal point in their namesake town.
How exciting to see the first signs of Spring! In some parts of the Cape landscapes are already brightly abloom with Spring flowers. The whales are another Spring gift, and they’ve been seen already in some of our warm, sheltered bays. So why not put some spring in your step, quite literally, and skip off … Continue reading “The Joys of Spring: Plan a Getaway during Flower and Whale Season”
It’s whale season! Plan a whale viewing getaway near one of these winning whale watching spots.