Percy Tours specialise in organising completely tailor-made and individualised
tours (& transfers) of Hermanus, Cape Town and Western Cape regions.
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Percy Tours (est. in 2004) offer many tours and transfer services and conduct these in one of our 2 x 7 seater luxury kombi minibuses that we own – all of these tours/trips are conducted by PDP Chauffeurs and registered Tour Guides, plus are Cape Wine Academy trained too.
We also make bookings with other local 100% legal transfers and tour guides, which operate a fleet of various sized vehicles – cars, 4 x 7 seaters, 1 x 13 seater Quantum, 2 x 15 seater Quantums and 2 x 22 seater buses – Airport transfers are very popular bookings.
ALL vehicles have tow–bars for trailers for golf bags and extra suitcases – the daily hiring rate for a trailer is = R350
ALL vehicles have the very important Tourism RED DISCS issued by Dept of Transport displayed in their front windscreen
PRICES – for Transfers – per 7 seater Kombi – (divided by the number of persons onboard)
1–way transfer – Airport to/from Hermanus = R2000
1–way transfer – Cape Town city bowl to/from Hermanus = R2200
1–way transfer – Hermanus to Arabella = R700 (so a return transfer is x2 transfers = R1400)
1–way transfer – From ANY Hermanus suburb to/from ANY Hermanus suburb = R350 (so a return transfer is x2 transfers = R700)
1–way transfer – Stellenbosch or Franschhoek = R2000
TOURS and exploring...
Percy Tours literally offers and conducts loads of tours in Hermanus (and beyond…) – from Cape Town, Cape Point, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Cape Agulhas and all the way to the Garden Route – and onto PE….. so we cover a large area.
For your consideration are 3 of our most requested local tours –
1) Wine Tours – R600pp
2) Hermanus Exploration and Orientation Tours – R600pp
3) Whale Watching Walking Tours – R600pp
PRICES – for Tours – per 7 seater Kombi – by registered, trained and accredited Tour Guide Chauffeurs
WINE TOURS -
Percy Tours conduct many Wine Tours of the region and we specialise in offering designer tours – therefore offering your clients utmost freedom to go to any wineries that they wish to visit, there is no set agenda. We do have our favourites for each region – Hermanus – Hamilton Russell, Bouchard Finlayson, Sumaridge, Newton Johnson, Wine Village – and Creation is also a great place to visit too. We are spoilt for excellence in our wine valley.
Percy Tours are based in Hermanus and we conduct loads of wine tours of our local wine valley which has over 21 wineries, 14 great tasting rooms, over 120 award winning wines for you to sample and 5 fab lunch time restaurants all set in amazing scenery. (Lunch and/or Food and Wine Pairings are for your own pocket).
One Winery up our valley actually won THE red wine of the year in the 2014 John Platter – while another Winery won THE wine of THE year of South Africa against 6500 other wines in 2008, so we are privileged to have these 2 wineries available for you to visit too.
As well as, the John Platter 2015 wine book awarded 7 local Hermanus wines with the highest accolade of them all – 5 stars – this highest score was only awarded to 41 wines out of the 7000 wines produced in SA that year – so we are very happy about this incredible achievement by 3 of our Hermanus producers. Annually, many of our local wineries win high awards for their incredibly excellent wines.
Percy Tours has also been recognised and recommended by John Platter as a local Wine Tour Guide of Hermanus, with listings in the last 8 years editions, including page 657 in the 2019 book and they also have a write-up on their website too –
We offer 2 hour tours - up to - full day tours (about 6 to 8 hours) of the Hermanus region.
We collect you door-to-door and supply - a luxury air-con minibus with Chauffeur Wine Tour Guide who has also completed wine course exams with the Cape Wine Academy, so that we can discuss all sorts of aspects regarding wine, its history, vine and grape growing procedures, cellars, bottling, corks, barrels, exports and much more…….while you slowly sip each wine.
We also supply cold bottles of water (free of charge), pay for all your wine tasting fees at each winery, box of crackers to cleanse your palates between tastings, John Platter wine book so we can see what the experts have to say about each wine you taste and many more comforts on board…..
We start our tours with a quick drive up onto the high mountains of Hermanus at Rotary Way, as this gives you a fantastic birds-eye view of the wine valley that you are about to explore and we will do a quick explanation of what’s what in this very fertile agricultural valley etc, and then go onto the look-out point that is 350m above Hermanus and allows an incredible view of the town, the beach and the entire ocean of pretty Walker Bay, while we present a jovial and informative explanation of the town, its history, what Hermanus is famous for and some fab little stories / myths about Hermanus, then it’s time to start wine tasting……..
If you do not wish to do this little extra trip (15 to 20mins) and you wish to get stuck into the wine tasting, then that’s totally cool with us, please inform me of your wishes JJ.
PRICE - Hermanus Wine Tours start at = R600 per Adult for the first 2 hours – and then – each additional hour is R100 per Adult per extra hour – Kids go free of charge.
Including your Tasting Fees per person, charged by each winery of = R30 to R85 per person, to sample their wine range.
More elaborate Tasting combinations, like Food and Wine Pairings / Lunch are for your pocket on the day.
1 winery can be visited each hour
Hermanus Orientation tours –
We conduct Hermanus Orientation Tours in our luxury 7 seater minibuses, for 3 to 4 hours, that includes exploring the local pretty scenic spots of Hermanus – by visiting our massive and deserted Grotto Beach, then Fernkloof to see our Fynbos flowers, bushes and trees within the Cape Floral Kingdom, then some of the cliff top look–out spots to hopefully see marine creatures, then the Old Harbour, Gearings Point, New Harbour and then high up onto the high mountains that surround Hermanus for incredible views of our Wine Valley and the whole of Walker Bay, while informing you of all the funny and interesting Hermanus stories, myths and facts, before descending and maybe you would like a wine tasting at the Wine Village, where there are 1600 wines to purchase and up to 10 bottles open for you to sample
Price per Adult is R600 pp
Kids under 14 years are half price at R300 pp
Whale Watching Walking Tours -
Whale Watching Walking Tours take you on a gentle walk along our rugged paved cliff tops for 2 to 3 hours, with 1 of our experienced Whale Watching Tour Guides who will take you to all the hidden coves and inlets that the Whales love to frolic in and due to the cliffs being vertical, means that the Whales can literally be only afew metres away from you.
A visit to our Whale museum will start the tour.
The locations schedule will take in 5 to 7 separate spots that are 2 to 4 kms apart so you will travel to each spot by luxury 7 seater kombi and then wander around each location.
Tours are conducted at any time of the day that suits you...
Price per Adult is R600 pp
Kids under 14 years are half price at R300 pp
This includes the Entrance Fee to the Whale Museum
These tours are conducted in ANY weather, so if your Boat Trip is cancelled due to bad weather, then these Walking Tours will always be available.