Inkwazi Lodge is an ideal base to explore Hermanus and the mountains of the Overberg. An owner run establishment, Inkwazi is only 150 meters from the sea and a short drive from excellent restaurants, fabulous wine estates, the best whale-watching, water sports and a nature reserve.
Two charming en suite rooms (shower only) have private entrances. Both are airy with exceptionally comfortable queen-size beds and pure wool duvets. An adjoining TV- lounge offers the convenience of a sleeper couch. Each room is equipped with a hairdryer, wall panel heater, electric blanket for chilly winter nights and a clock radio. There is also secure parking.
Your hosts, Trudy and Derrick offer legendary continental and farmhouse breakfasts, but light self-catering is an easy option.
There is an upstairs sea view guest lounge and gallery (owner Derrick paints boats and aeroplanes) offering whale-spotting opportunities in season (June through November).
Cape Town International Airport is only 100km away.
Share a lifetime experience with your friendly hosts Trudy and Derrick Dickens.
1 August 2009 - 31 May 2010:
Bed and Breakfast: R300 - R400 pp per night sharing
Light Self Catering: R500 - R600 per suite
Visitors Comments on Safari.com
Fantastic - 06 January 2008
Fantastic! Home away from home.
Anelise van Wyk-Beer, UnitedKingdom
Recommended - 28 December 2007
Very good, everything well organized and clean.
Anonymous, South Africa
Very good - 10 December 2007
We had a great stay and enjoyed both the hospitality and surroundings. A good introduction to Hermanus.
Gary Webb, South Africa
Things To Do
There are many activities and places of interest in the Hermanus area, as well as a variety of interesting restaurants. We will gladly do your bookings and assist you in tailor making day trips and outings such as Hermanus orientation tour to Rotary drive, learn about the history of the town, and have all the facilities pointed out with a bird's eye view. Hermanus has the best land based whale watching in the world, as well as boat based whale watching further out in the Bay. The area abounds in premier wine farms such as the Hamilton Russell, Bouchard Finlayson, Sumaridge, La Vierge, and Newton Johnson Wine Estates. For off estate wine tasting there is the Wine Village, Hermanuspietersfontein and Whale Haven Wineries.
Hermanus has a magnificent 27 hole golf course. There are three major golf courses less than a half hours drive away at Arabella and Kleinmond and slightly further afield Erinvale. For those who love flowers and unspoiled nature there is the Fernkloof Botanical Gardens, which has delightful hiking trails of different lengths, taking you to the variety of fynbos locations. There are more species of flowers in this biosphere than the whole of the United Kingdom.
For the more active there are four major beaches and a number of protected bathing coves. There are surfing and paddling beaches as well as rock swimming pools, Horse riding along grotto beach, Kayaking on the lagoon and the open sea. And for the adventurous there is Shark cage diving, and visits to the Dyer Island seal colony, Scuba diving and Snorkeling, Salt water fly fishing, Mountain hikes and Nature walks, Penguin colonies, Bird watching, Deep sea fishing, Yachting, Paint ball, Quad bike adventures and 4x4 mountain tracks.
In-House Gallery(Click here to go to the gallery page)
The B&B has a unique art gallery featuring Marine, Aviation and Wild life art, it is the only gallery in South Africa which has a vast collection of original aviation art, and is a must for aircraft buffs.