Whale Festival – Celebrating Marine Life

Annual Whale Festival Last weekend was the 26th Hermanus Whale Festival highlighting efforts to protect whales from extinction. The festival’s “ocean-themed activities emphasized education and environmentally responsible adventures”. The people of Hermanus “look after their destination, from an environmental and conservation perspective”. The festival focused on creating awareness and celebrating the annual return of the beloved…

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Kayaking with Walker Bay Whales South Africa

Whale Watching with Connect-123 Volunteers On Saturday a group of about 15 Connect-123 volunteers drove to Hermanus for a day of whale watching. Some of us went sea kayaking to get closer to the whales. We left Cape Town early to avoid the high wind forecast for Walker Bay. During my last trip to Hermanus…

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