A Walk on the Wild Side


While Hermanus may be the pulse of the Cape Whale Coast, the seaside village of De Kelders, between Hermanus and Gansbaai, is a stretch of unspoiled, wild coastline that offers spectacular whale viewing from the seaside cliffs.  Sadly, by late December when I visited the giants had moved south, but as a good omen a large pod of dolphins frolicked close to shore on my first visit and the sunsets were intoxicating.

IMG_7639 - Copy IMG_7642 - Copy IMG_8794 (2)

Walk along the cliff tops and make a point of visiting Klipgat Cave via an easily accessible descent for an entirely different view of the seascape.

IMG_8838 (2)IMG_8814 (2)

(De Kelders means “caves”, or in everyday Afrikaans, “the cellars”.

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “A Walk on the Wild Side

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s