WHALEHAVEN, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley   |   +27 (0)28 316 1633   |   Contact us
IDIOM VINEYARDS, Sir Lowry's Pass, Somerset West    |    0218523590

Visit Whalehaven at the entrance to the Hemel-en-Aarde

Whalehaven Wine Experience Centre offers visitors an array of exceptional reserve wines for tasting in the Hermanus region. The area is fertile ground for cool climate vineyards along the South African coast that provides a sanctuary for migrating whales. The winery is renowned for creating elegant, fine wines using noble French varietals cultivated in a traditional style of the masterful crus of Burgundy that exhibit finesse and classic sophistication.


Monday – Friday: 10:00 am – 4:30pm

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Bookings essential for groups of 10 or more


The easiest way to get to Whalehaven is to take the N2 highway from Cape Town past the airport. Follow the N2 over Sir Lowry’s Pass towards Elgin. Just before Botrivier, take the R44 towards Hermanus.

Just before Hermanus, turn left at the Engen Petrol Station to take the Hemel-en-Aarde Road.

Take the first left turn, and Whalehaven's Tasting Room will be on your right.

Whalehaven Winery
R43, Hemel-en-Aarde Road
Hermanus, South Africa

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