Given that it overlooks Walker Bay, into which 70 whales have squeezed, the town once took its blubber-related fortune for granted. In an attempt to formalize the clifftop viewing, it started its festival and introduced the Whale Crier. The world’s only such crier, his blasts on the kelp horn are coded to direct eager cetacean-spotters.
Where: Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
When: Last week in September - 30th September 2016 - 2nd October 2016
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