About the Episode:

Hayden explores apple and pear country around Elgin, and meets up with renowned country cook, Mariana Esterhuizen, on a rustic river boat, where they prepare a sumptuous duck breast dish. As well as cooking on the famed Hermanus shoreline, Hayden visits the town’s quaint harbour, where he gets acquainted with the famous floating Blob.

About Hermanus:

Famously known as the Whale Watching Capital of the World, and surrounded by vineyards and lush countryside, Hermanus is a tourist hotspot irrespective of the season. If you’re looking for an outdoor playground, an indulgent session of pampering or a sumptuous foodie adventure, make sure to pin Hermanus on your route map.

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What’s Hot in Hermanus

herm blobThe Blob

Climb onto the floating Blob and wait for an indomitable force to launch you into the air for a unique aerial view of Hermanus.

T: 083 517 3635/ 0794953987
E: clinton@saforestadventures.co.za 

herm riverRiver Rat Boat Cruises

Cruise along the lovely Klein River in Stanford with skipper Ernie, who has excellent knowledge of the river, birdlife and surroundings.

T: 083 310 0952
E: ernieb@netactive.co.za

herm owlMariana’s Country Kitchen

Visit Mariana’s award winning country restaurant, and enjoy the view while savouring her delectable home-cooked dishes. Don’t miss Mariana’s monthly column in Woolworths’ TASTE magazine. Advance bookings are essential.

T: 028 341 0272
E: marianas@stanfordvillage.co.za

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Where Hayden Stayed...

The Marine Hermanus is a stylish hotel perched on the cliffs above Walker Bay. Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef, Peter Tempelhoff, oversees the outstanding cuisine and impeccable personal service. From July to November, The Marine offers incredible opportunities to see whales from the comfort of your room, and it also leaves guests well positioned to catch glimpses of False Bay’s famous Great White Sharks.

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