Activities and Attractions

Activities and attractions in Hermanus that provide hours of family entertainment range from walks along the beach and through nature reserves to live music at markets and mountain biking through valleys.  There are other activities and attractions that require payment and we've listed the Top 10 Family Activities and Attractions that come with a price tag.

1. Wonderland Playpark

Young and old enjoy a visit to Wonderland Playpark.  The children's play area is truly a wonderland of activity and is also home to a talking tree and a well-stocked toy shop.  Parents hang out at the restaurant and enjoy the plant nursery on the premises.  Call: 028 316 1798

2. Online gaming

Online gamers in Hermanus are spoilt for choice:

  • VR Gaming at Whale Coast Mall offers HTC Vive and Playstation Virtual reality as well as console gaming on Xbox One or PS4.  All consoles have online capability.  Call 028 312 3174
  • Zero Gravity Gaming offers interactive gaming in a secure and well-monitored gaming area for kids with over 100 titles to play.  Call:  028 312 4363
  • Computer Connections Internet and Gaming Cafe offers great PC gaming for all ages and arrange Gaming Nights on Fridays.  Call: 028 312 4683

3. Pirate Golf

Pirate Adventure Golf at Benguela Cove has 18 holes of fun-filled crazy golf action.  Features include rafts, skulls and a waterfall.  Open 7 days a week, they also host birthday parties.  When the game is over, parents can head over to the Benguela Cove tasting room while children play touch on the expansive open patch of turf.  This is a great day out for the whole family.

4. Forest Adventures

There is no need for thrill seekers to head over the mountain for their action.  Forest Adventures in the Hemel en Aarde Valley offer quad biking, zip lining, sand boarding and more.  Call: 083 517 3635

5. Wheelie Adventures

Wheelie Aventures is the new kid on the block in terms of Hermanus activities and attractions.  A 150m track and a 200m track provide thrills and spills for a variety of vehicles including quad bikes, scooters and go-karts.  The minimum age is 5 and the entry level fee for 5 laps on a go-kart is R40.  Call: 072 350 9021

6. Movies at Whale Coast Theatre

Perfect for rainy days and evening entertainment, the Whale Coast Theatre changes its movie line-up every Friday.  Ticket sales and info at www.whalecoasttheatre.com.  Call:  028 312 1396

7. Rocklands Petting Farm

Situated on the road to Stanford, the Rocklands Petting farm is a firm attraction for children who enjoy feeding the animals, climbing trees, splashing in puddles and playing in the playwark.  Rocklands Petting Farm also hosts birthday parties.  Call: 076 319 7446

8. Creative Kids Club

Creative Kids Club is paradise for arty crafty kids.  A varied programme, including yoga, a toddler playgroup, book and movie club and arts and crafts programmes, keeps kids coming back for more.  Book for a special activity or take advantage of the drop off service.  Creative Kids Club also hosts birthday parties.  Call: 072 428 0309

9. Die Groen Deur Art Classes

Mariaan offers weekly art classes for adults and children and her creative spirit is sure to inspire all budding artists.  Call: 082 949 0452

10. Whale House Museum

A single ticket gets you access to The Whale House Museum, De Wet's Huis Photographic Museum and the Old Harbour Museum.  Take a step back in time and learn more about early Hermanus as well as its marine life, the fishermen and fishing.  Call: 028 313 0418

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