Graeme and Charles recently went out on a short pelagic trip from Hermanus.
Members of BirdLife Overberg, the Hermanus and Stanford bird clubs and other friends and associates enjoyed a fun-filled day traversing many parts of the Overberg region. We reached the target set before the event by recording 252 species on the day.
The Hemel And Aarde Valley provides spectacular scenic drive taking one via Shaw’s Pass to Caledon and the beautiful Theewaterskloof region.
Consider leisurely strolls along the Hermanus Cliff Path that can be accessed at several places in the village. It allows whale and dolphin watching at its best combined with really good opportunities to watch coastal, fynbos, forest and garden birds.
The Fernkloof Nature Reserve in Hermanus is certainly one of the brightest feathers in the Cape Whale Coast’s bird-watching cap.
The Karwyderskraal and Swartrivier loop roads represent high-quality wheatfield birding in close proximity to Hermanus and Cape Town.