Drive from Hermanus on the R43 and then take the R44 to the Arabella Sheraton Hotel and stop for tea and cake and view the lush golf greens and the Botriver lagoon.
Proceed on the R44 to Kleinmond harbour waterfront where you can wander around the quaint shops with local art and ceramics and a have tasty lunch before proceeding to Betty’s Bay. En route from Kleinmond remember to glance up to the summit of the mountain on your right as you pass Elephant Rock restaurant on your left. You will clearly see the silhouette of a stone elephant standing guard. Proceed to Betty’s bay where you will find the lovely Harold Porter Botanical Garden Reserve. Enjoy an afternoon walk through the fynbos or have tea in their garden restaurant. You will also find the Stony Point Nature Reserve to visit one of South Africa’s endangered species of Jackass penguins. A sign is posted on the main road through Betty’s Bay. There is a nominal fee to enter the restricted area, but it is worth it to see the quizzical little creatures in their natural habitat.