Free activities and events in Hermanus that can be enjoyed by the whole family year-round include the 5km Park Run, visiting the public library and picnicking in a local park. Can you add to this list 10 free activities?
1. Park Run
Be part of the fun every Saturday morning at the 5km Park Run in the Hemel en Aarde Valley. Starting point is at Camphill School. Grannies, kids and dogs are welcome!
2. Marvel at the vintage toy collection at Chilli Pepper
Truly a marvel to behold, the vintage toy collection at Chilli Pepper is so incredible, it could be a museum collection.
3. Model Airplanes
Watch the Walker Bay Radio Airplanes at Karwyderskraal on Saturday and Sunday mornings (weather dependent).
4. Visit the Library
Loan books, DVDs and even puzzles to keep you entertained for hours. Local libraries are in Hawston, Zwelihle and Westcliff.
5. Climb Hoys Koppie
Wear comfortable shoes and pack a picnic to enjoy while taking in the spectacular 360 view of Hermanus.
6. Public Parks
Meet up with friends or family to play or picnic in one of many well maintained Hermanus public play parks.
7. Discover the True Scale Solar System Model on the cliff path.
The model stretches over 3,8km from the Sun to Pluto. The model of the sun is situated at the jungle gym close to the amphitheatre, followed by all the planets all the way to Pluto situated at the end of the path at 10th Avenue Grotto Beach.
8.Mini cycle track
Grab your helmet and head for a ride on the cycle track in front of Euodia.
Get fingertip to tentacle in the rockpools at the Marine Pool or Davies Pool. Wear protective footwear and take a bucket, net and sunscreen.
10.Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Explore and enjoy Fernkloof Nature Reserve for no charge! Take a hike, picnic in the park or walk your dog (on a leash).