9 days in Paternoster & Hermanus Itinerary

9 days in Paternoster & Hermanus Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Cape vacation planner

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Paternoster
— 3 nights
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Hermanus
— 5 nights
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Paternoster

— 3 nights
Paternoster is one of the oldest fishing villages on the West Coast of South Africa. Get out of town with these interesting Paternoster side-trips: West Coast National Park (in West Coast National Park), Kraalbaai Beach/Lagoon (in Langebaan) and West Coast Fossil Park (in Vredenburg). The adventure continues: examine the collection at !Khwa ttu, enjoy the sand and surf at Paternoster Beach, and stroll through Cape Columbine Nature Reserve Tietiesbaai.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paternoster online trip itinerary builder.

Johannesburg to Paternoster is an approximately 15-hour car ride. In November, daily temperatures in Paternoster can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hermanus.

Things to do in Paternoster

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Hermanus

— 5 nights
Renowned as a premier whale-watching destination, Hermanus grew from a quaint fishing village nestled on Walker Bay.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hermanus: Marbrin Olive Growers (in Robertson), Betty's Bay (Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens & Stony Point Penguin Colony) and Drostdy Museum (in Swellendam). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Hermanus Cliff Path, indulge your taste buds at Wine Boutique on the Shipwreck Coast, do a tasting at Domaine Des Dieux, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hermanus online day trip planner.

Getting from Paternoster to Hermanus by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hermanus

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

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