June 8, 2016
hermanus history society

Hermanus New Harbour

Hermanus has two harbours, neither of them with a proper name. They are just “The Old Harbour” near the town centre and “The New Harbour” some kilometres to the west. The Old Harbour is very much better known than the New Harbour, as it has a Museum devoted to its […]
June 3, 2016
Hermanus History Society

Sharing Our Fishing Heritage

Commercial fishing may have declined, crayfish and perlemoen permits may have been reduced, but we still have first-hand stories that paint a vivid picture of what it was like in the old days. We have men born in the early 40’s who have fished our waters all their lives and […]