Whale season kicks off in Walker Bay

The southern right whales have begun making their way into the Western Cape’s waters. Every year southern rights, humpback whales and Bryde’s whales holiday in Hermanus from June until December. Their arrival gives land dwellers something to look forward to in the dreary winter months.

Hermanus has been crowned the Capital of the Cape Whale Coast. In 2019, this costal town was rightfully named the best whale watching spot in the world. Hermanus is also a UNESCO City of Gastronomy.

In 2020, whale season will be celebrated differently than in previous years. Whale-watching will have to be land-based for now under alert Level 3. This won’t stop us from living vicariously through our screens, though.

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Source: Getaway