Hermanus and surrounding areas offer so many things to do that it caters for every taste, age and fancy. Management at Milkwood Lodge will gladly assist you with more information and/or reservations for your choice of the multitude of activities available on our doorstep.

Wine Tasting

The Hemel & Aarde Valey boasts with a large quantity of award winning South African wine producers. To mention but a few, at Creation Wines you can experience a wine and food pairing, Hamilton Russel Vineyard and Bouchard Finlayson have wine tasting sales facilities. Read more about our local South African Wines.

Day Walks

Day walks are enjoyed at Fernkloof Nature Reserve; overnight huts are available. The reserve supports some 1 000 plant species (44 endemic to the area) and more than 100 bird species.

Day trips

Drive to Cape Agulhas the most Southern tip of Africa and en-route visit the shipwreck museum in Bredasdorp. Or enjoy Great White Shark cage diving and viewing at Gansbaai.


Milkwood Lodge can book tee-off times at Hermanus Golf Club and the Arabella Golf Estate 7 days in advance. Please indicate whether you would like us to book and which day/time you would like to play. More about golfing