Off-Road Driving Near Hermanus
If you’ve hired or purchased a 4×4 vehicle for your travels in South Africa, there are some amazing places to explore. Just 45 minutes from Hermanus Backpackers is De Plaat nature reserve near Gansbaai – The Great White Shark cage diving capital of the world. The driving is easy enough for complete beginners and those with more experience can alter their course to suit themselves. It’s an amazing day trip from Hermanus, pack a picnic and for only R40 per person you can drive through some of the most stunning scenery the Western Cape has to offer. During the whale season, July to Dec, you’ll most likely see Southern Right Whales easily from the shore.