We’ve embarked upon major campaigns during the Hermanus Whale Festival to change the way ocean wildlife is treated. We have formed partnerships with organisations working for the good of our planet.
The marine giants will definitely remain the star of the show, but on land, visitors to the small seaside town can expect to be equally dazzled by great entertainment and activities, gut-busting eats, quality crafts and kiddies fun
Marine Species & Conservation Expo
Our flagship Expo will focus on the Marine Big 5 animals and has been extended to include conservation challenges which need to be managed.
Hermanus Whale festival is for the whole family.
The Coke Music Stage at Gearings point will be the gathering place where the local artists will be performing during the festival
A festival with a focus on the Southern Right Whales. Photo Gallery of the previous years
The Whale Festival’s popular Street Parade will once again take place on Saturday morning. Businesses, classic cars, organisations, sporting clubs and community members are welcome to take part.
Over 350 vintage and classic cars dating from the 1920s through to the 1980s will be on display at Hermanus Primary School during the annual Hermanus Whale Festival.