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Spectacular View from the Top.

An amazing aerial view of the bay, overlooking the town of Hermanus and houses of Onrus. The drive... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Dianne G
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Excellent view

Quick drive off the main road. See all around Hermanus from Voelklip to Onrus. From the mountain to... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Marc K
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

An amazing aerial view of the bay, overlooking the town of Hermanus and houses of Onrus. The drive up the hill is easy although a sand road. A view not to be missed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dianne G
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Quick drive off the main road. See all around Hermanus from Voelklip to Onrus. From the mountain to the beach.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marc K
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Anyone visiting Hermanus must make a point of going up Rotary Way to see the town from all angles. It doesn't matter what time of the year, the views are terrific and if you stop at a few points you will see Walker Bay from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stuartc688
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Rotary Way leads from the main road into Hermanus to the hills behind the town, finishing after about 4 kilometres at a viewpoint with seats. The view was stunning. We could look down on Hermanus and see our hotel, see the whole panorama of Walker...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RomanbyRamblers
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The drive is not too long which is good and the road is do-able but pitty it is a little short. You will be able to take breathtaking photos as you can even see as far as Gansbaai. Do the drive on a clear day...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dee H
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The view of the coast from this route is well worth the effort to drive up. I can imagine that the tail from the botanical garden would be even more rewarding. Well conserved fynbos in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A must if you are in Hermanus The view is breathtaking. One can sit there fore hours taking is the views

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikeaJ3743LD
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Maybe I am unfair because of a lack of knowledge? We only stayed on the tarred road and had a magnificent view of the Hemel and Aarde valley. We drove to the parking area, that seems to be the only view point, with a 160...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andries_Florrie_13
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Take your time to drive the Rotary Way! It will take you all the way to the top with a lovely view over Hermanus all the way to Gansbaai!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TiTo6705
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Rotary Way has a large pillared access for the main road. It is well worth finding and driving up to the top where there are some good photo opportunities. Walk a little down the track to under the pylon to avoid the overhead cables.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SimplyFred
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