Taxi Alternative Cape Town <> Hermanus

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Professional chauffeurs

Travel confidently with expert chauffeurs delivering industry-leading quality, reliability, discretion, and more.
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Door-to-door convenience

Rest easy with door-to-door pick-up and drop-off — no waiting in lines or change of transportation needed.
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Global quality, local experts

Enjoy world class luxury and professionalism alongside local knowledge. Your chauffeur is here to help you make the most of your journey.
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Premium travel from Cape Town

The next time you’re visiting South Africa, consider a Blacklane private taxi alternative between Cape Town and Hermanus. Swap the hustle and bustle of central Cape Town for a laid back beach destination when you book a direct transfer from the city. Your personal chauffeur can also collect you from the Cape Town International Airport arrivals hall with a personalised sign, and get you to Hermanus in just 1 hour 35 minutes. Your professional, private driver will wait up to 1 hour free of charge in case you are held up coming through security. Transfer between Hermanus and Cape Town with total peace of mind when you book a private and premium taxi alternative. If you are travelling in other parts of South Africa, consider booking a private Blacklane in Johannesburg.

Stress-free solution

Booking our City to City rides as an alternative to flights, trains, or car rentals means avoiding the crowds and staying safe on your long-distance journey. Instead of enduring long lines and multiple interactions before you even hit the road, you just enjoy the comfort of a private transfer in a top-of-the-line vehicle.

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Explore the Western Cape

Meet your private driver in Cape Town and transfer directly to Hermanus. Located just 120 kilometres from Cape Town, Hermanus is one of the best places in South Africa to see whales. Between June and late November every year, Southern Right Whales migrate from the Antarctic to breed, care for their young and play in our shallow waters around Hermanus. The wild Atlantic coast is also a hotspot for kite surfing and other watersports, and the incredible golden beaches make Hermanus a beachgoers paradise. A taxi alternative from Hermanus to Cape Town is the best way to get to the Mother City. The world famous V&A Waterfront is a must-visit for shopping and seafood, and the views from the top of Table Mountain are unmissable. If you want to experience more of Cape Town’s natural wonders, head down the peninsula (via Chapman’s Peak Drive) to see the penguins in Simon’s Town, and continue on to the Cape Point Nature Reserve—the most Southwestern point on the African continent.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the distance from Cape Town to Hermanus on the scenic route?

Taking the coastal scenic route from Cape Town to Hermanus will add about 30 minutes onto your journey, but is completely worth doing if you have the time. The distance along the coast is around 140 kilometres (87 miles), the highlight of which is the Clarence Drive.

How many kilometres is it from Cape Town to Hermanus?

It is 120 kilometres (74.5 miles) between Cape Town and Hermanus.

How much is a taxi from Hermanus to Cape Town?

A direct taxi from Hermanus to Cape Town costs between R350 - R750 (€17 - €30) depending on the service you choose. When you book a Blacklane, you are provided with a premium service that guarantees safety and efficiency door to door. 

Why is Hermanus famous?

For 6 months of the year Hermanus is one of the best locations in the Western Cape to see Southern Right Whales. Between June and late November they use the shallow waters around Hermanus to breed and raise their young.

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