Hermanus 3 Hours Tours Fernkloof Nature Reserve An indigenous haven offering a variety of flora & landscape photography. Capture this magnificent fynbos canvas against the backdrop of Walker Bay. Practice slow-shutter speed at the waterfall; perspective on the pathways; panoramic landscapes; and zoom in on the proteas, fynbos and insects. Tucked against the mountainside and overlooking Walker Bay, Fernkloof Nature Reserve boasts that there is no other place on earth where so many different species of Fynbos can be seen growing in such close proximity. 1474 species have thus far been collected and identified. Indigenous buck including the Grey Rhebok, Cape Grysbok, Klipspringer and other wildlife like baboon, mongoose and Cape Dassie are present in small numbers. Thus far 92 bird species have been recorded. The Fernkloof Nature Reserve with its spectacular fynbos landscapes offers a beautiful canvas for nature photography. Hemel en Aarde Valley ‘Heaven & Earth’ wine valley offering exquisite panoramic views & farmlands. The infinite views of this majestic valley are inspirational and offer a creative canvas for all photographers. Hemel en Aarde Valley is home to the first vineyards planted in the Hermanus area. Nestled between two imposing mountain ranges, the Kleinriver and Babilonstoring Mountains is a breathtaking farming community. There are beautiful wine, berry and equitation farms as well as restaurants, Cape Dutch homes, farm stalls and a spectacular view displaying the magnificent history of the Western Cape. The Hemel en Aarde Valley provides a prime lookout point over the picturesque village of Hermanus and Walker Bay – home to the Southern Right Whale. Sunrise on Hermanus Beaches A unique assortment of pristine beaches offering a variety of seascape photography. Hermanus Beaches feature a lagoon, river mouth, beach, cliff path, rocks, waves, benches, kelp, rock pools, shells and birdlife. Atlantic Drive wraps around the Ocean and faces East and West, making it an ideal location for either dusk or dawn photography. Whale Watching An unbelievable photographic experience capturing the Southern Right Whale close up from a boat in Walker Bay, Hermanus. SolarWalking Winner of ‘Best Adventure’ Cape Getaway Show 2014.Learn low-light photography with the Consol Solar Jar. Come Join Us! The homemade proudly South African Consol Solar Jar is an interesting and fun light source for low-light photography. The Old Harbour offers a unique blend of harbour scenes, painting with light and much more! Solarwalking won the first prize at The Cape Getaway Show 2014 for The Best Adventure. This a fantastic photographic and charity initiative that is ‘Spreading Safe Light Through Africa One Step at a Time.’ During the Solarwalk the public are given the opportunity to purchase a Solar Jar for charity, write a message of love and light and then thephotowalkers.com distribute these Solar Jars through the local townships. The aim is to try and ‘Save Africa One Solar Jar at a Time’ and replace kerosene and paraffin with free solar light. All Solarwalking photographic clients are invited to capture the distribution of the donated Solar Jars through the townships as a further photowalk. (Consol Solar Jars will be on sale for R160 each)
Hermanus 7 Hour Tour
An exquisite destination offering an abundance of photographic opportunities Nestled in beautiful Walker Bay and home to the Southern Right Whale – this picturesque fishing village offers a photographic feast of history, wine, fynbos and immense beauty. Known as the ‘Riviera of the South’, Hermanus is nestled between two lagoons in the foothills of the Olifantsberg Mountains, tucked neatly in Walker Bay. It is a Photographers paradise which displays magnificent views, quaint fisherman’s cottages and unspoilt natural surrounds. There are 14kms of cliff paths that stretch across the foreshore of the coastline. The pristine beaches and nature reserves are beautifully enhanced by the gentle architecture of the village. For outdoor enthusiasts there are a variety of activities such as kayaking, paragliding, mountain biking, surfing, hiking, diving and boating. For the less adventurous – wine tasting, galleries, museums, whale watching and restaurants abound. Tours Includes and excludes Includes – Professional Photographic Workshops on location under the guidance of an Accredited South African Professional Photographer. Photographic permit. Excludes – Camera gear and accessories, refreshments and cash related expenses such as parking and gratuity. Transport on bus from V&A Waterfront. This is an additional R500 and payable to the bus driver in cash on the day.