Hermanus whale watching is renowned for the most prolific whale viewing experience in the world. 5yrs running Certificate of Excellence Winner – Ivanhoe Sea Safaris offers the best Hermanus Whale Watching in the area. Just a 2 hour drive from Cape Town to the whale capital of the world Hermanus, launching from Gansbaai. Here you find the true gem of South Africa’s whale watching off the cliff of De Kelders, as well as us the original pioneers of the industry in South Africa. We also boast one of the limited whale watching permits allocated country wide.