Things to do around Villa the Cherry

To see the whales with their babies, or the great white shark, Gansbaai is the place to be. Her several operators will offer you cage diving from a boat and encountering the great white shark. Since the trip is depending on good weather conditions, it is advisable to stay in the area for a couple of days. When staying in Villa the Cherry, the operator will phone you in the morning to tell you when the trip is ‘on’.

Great white shark excursions

In the ('big 2') village of Gansbaai, several tour operators offer boat excursions for whale watching and cage diving excursions to the Great White Shark. This location is the best spot on earth to see and touch these impressive creatures.

Whales in Walkerbay

Whales with their babies can be seen daily directly and very close in front of the villa during the 'whale season', from June until January. All year long you can enjoy the rich aqua fauna, hundreds of bird species, thousands of fynbos species, ancient Khoisan caves, etc. All these impressive natural delights are to be discovered directly around the villa.


In this Walker Bay area you can visit a dozen excellent wine farms, such as Hamilton Russell , Bouchard Finlayson, Newton Johnson. Also a scenic day tour through the mountains brings you to famous wine regions around Franschhoek and Stellenbosch.