Local Hermanus fisherman, Bill Selkirk, caught the world’s biggest man-eating shark with a rod and reel in 1922

Beautiful Hermanus is a popular South African seaside town in the heart of the Whale Coast about an hour from Cape Town. Hermanus is known as the best land based whale watching in the world.

#Hermanus is gorgeous #seaside town has a proud #history dating back to the early 1800s when a man by the name of Hermanus Pieters followed a path etched into the ground by a herd of elephants.

Hermanus Historical information

Local Hermanus fisherman, Bill Selkirk, caught the world’s biggest man-eating shark with a rod and reel in 1922

Local Hermanus fisherman, Bill Selkirk, caught the world’s biggest man-eating shark with a rod and reel in 1922

Otto - Sopiesklip in Hermannus

Otto - Sopiesklip in Hermannus

Two sparrows on the Humblest Coin in South Africa

Two sparrows on the Humblest Coin in South Africa

Genadendal - A small village with a mission in South Africa

Genadendal - A small village with a mission in South Africa

George French Angas03

George French Angas03

Selkirk Landing a Fish - Old harbour Hermanus

Selkirk Landing a Fish - Old harbour Hermanus

Hawston and it's history

Hawston and it's history

Charles Haw - Hawston History

Charles Haw - Hawston History

Our Namaqualand Heritage - Namaqua Food Flavour

Our Namaqualand Heritage - Namaqua Food Flavour

aghullas lighthouse - South African Lighthouses - stamos

4 x Lighthouses in South Africa on the Commemorative envelope

south africa farthing 1955

Hermanus is a popular South African seaside town in the heart of the Whale Coast about an hour's drive from Cape Town International Airport. Known for whale watching

Two sparrows on the Humblest Coin in South Africa

Hermanus is a popular South African seaside town in the heart of the Whale Coast about an hour's drive from Cape Town International Airport. Known for whale watching

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