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.
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.
What’s Hot in Hermanus
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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