Hersham is approximately 2km from the town of Groot Brakrivier with easy access from the N2 Freeway. It is about half way between George and Mossel Bay. It is also within walking distance to the beach and island. Hersham is a very sought after. For the bird watchers; the array of vegetation types in the Garden Route allows for a variety of bird species. It is also very close to amenities and De Dekke. Lifesavers are on duty during peak season holidays. Dolphins and seals frequent the surf and Southern Right Whales can often be seen from July to November.