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Experiences at Birkenhead House
Birkenhead House is the perfect spot to relax and feel rejuvenated by the ocean with soothing massages, coral-coloured sunsets, fresh seafood, and long strolls on the beach.
Whale WatchingAt Birkenhead House
Rugged cliffs, wild, sea air, and stirring views characterise the charming town of Hermanus – the world’s best location for land-based whale watching. The migration of whales along the coast is a globally anticipated wildlife spectacle, and we are lucky to have some of the best seats in the house.
Mussel Picking and Cooking ClassAt Birkenhead House
This is a chance to step back into the primal world of the Strandlopers and forage for mussels growing wild on the rocks in front of the hotel. Go back to basics and see your fresh pickings transformed into a delectable meal.
CelebrationsAt Birkenhead House
Celebrating special occasions at the sea become memories flecked with salt, sunshine, and a soundtrack of the ocean. This is where long walks on the beach are part of a romantic tale, and sharing a birthday with a loved one is marked by the serene presence of the ocean.
Hiking Trails and PicnicsAt Birkenhead House
Make the most of Hermanus’ much-loved coastal trails and enjoy the simple pleasure of eating outdoors on a picnic outing, hike or bike your way along a mountain trail, or bring your A-game to one of the beautiful golf courses between the sandy shore and the fynbos mountains.
Hermanus ArtwalkAt Birkenhead House
Feel the creative energy of Hermanus as you explore the untapped art scene of the bustling sea town most known for its whale watching and beaches. There is an event every month that invites you to stroll down an art avenue and discover 22 different galleries.
Conservation: Penguins and Birding at the EstuaryAt Birkenhead House
Hermanus’ natural beauty is on the doorstep for guests at Birkenhead House. If you would like to spend dedicated time contributing to the wellbeing of these natural areas, you can participate in conservation-oriented activities that contribute to local wildlife protection.