Hermanus travel budget

Hermanus: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Hermanus

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Hermanus for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 53 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 6.2 per person
  • $ 0 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 911* (13776 ZAR)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 73 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 17 per person
  • $ 3.6 per person
  • $ 3.5 per person

Total budget:

$ 1662* (25116 ZAR)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 105 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 27 per person
  • $ 9.6 per person
  • $ 6.9 per person

Total budget:

$ 2655* (40138 ZAR)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Hermanus compared to South Africa in 2021

On average, the cost of living in Hermanus in 2021 is 48% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Hermanus in 2021 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Hermanus by expense type

Restaurant budget in Hermanus

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Hermanus is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 8.7/person
($ 5.9 to $ 18)

41% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 12/person
($ 12 to $ 23)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 3.5/person
($ 2.9 to $ 4.3)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.9 for 500ml
($ 1.2 to $ 2.9)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.9
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 0.8 for 330ml
($ 0.8 to $ 1.2)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.8
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1.8/cup
($ 1.2 to $ 2.6)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 0.8/can
($ 0.6 to $ 1.4)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.6/bottle
($ 0.5 to $ 0.8)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.5

Hotel and accommodation budget in Hermanus

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Hermanus is 37% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
1-star hotel
1-star hotel
$ 55/night
($ 55 to $ 55)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 109
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 61/night
($ 54 to $ 70)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 84/night
($ 60 to $ 112)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 126/night
($ 79 to $ 196)

52% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 220/night
($ 145 to $ 314)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Hotel/Youth Hostel
Hotel/Youth Hostel
$ 54/month
($ 52 to $ 57)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 122
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 126/month
($ 72 to $ 205)

25% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 118/month
($ 67 to $ 198)

28% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 100/month
($ 64 to $ 149)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 269/month
($ 127 to $ 484)

55% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Hermanus

On average, the price of supermarket food in Hermanus is 54% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 0.6/litre
($ 0.5 to $ 1.3)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.8
Bread
Bread
$ 0.8/500g
($ 0.7 to $ 1)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.1/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.8 to $ 1.8)

23% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Cheese
Cheese
$ 6/kg
($ 5.3 to $ 6.9)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 11
Chicken
Chicken
$ 5/kg
($ 4.9 to $ 6.7)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.9
Apples
Apples
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.8 to $ 1.4)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.5
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.4/kg
($ 1.4 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.9
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.2)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.2
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.1/kg
($ 1.1 to $ 1.7)

59% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.6
Salad
Salad
$ 0.7/salad
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

53% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7
($ 0.7 to $ 0.8)

57% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 6.3/kg
($ 6.3 to $ 6.3)

48% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Hermanus

On average, the price of transport in Hermanus is 50% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 18/month
( $ 18)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 69
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 0.6/km
($ 0.5 to $ 0.6)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0.8/litre
($ 0.7 to $ 1.1)

26% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.2
($ 1.2 to $ 1.8)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.2
Car hire
Car hire
$ 9.6/24hrs
($ 9.6 to $ 9.6)

75% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Hermanus

On average, the cost of housing in Hermanus is 56% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 69/month
($ 38 to $ 118)

58% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 162
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0.1/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.2)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 27/month
($ 18 to $ 71)

61% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 66
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 371/month
($ 320 to $ 610)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1326
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 299/month
($ 234 to $ 407)

72% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1069
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 760/month
($ 581 to $ 1045)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2127
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 609/month
($ 517 to $ 986)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1701
Gym
Gym
$ 47/month
($ 4.8 to $ 88)

25% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 204/month
($ 118 to $ 349)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 924
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 1508/yr
($ 1045 to $ 3190)

90% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 15587

Leisure activity budget in Hermanus

On average, budget for leisure activities in Hermanus is 58% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 3.5/ticket
($ 2.9 to $ 6.9)

70% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Tennis
Tennis
$ 8.4/hr
($ 2.3 to $ 15)

46% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Hermanus

On average, shopping budget in Hermanus is 25% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2/pack
($ 1.8 to $ 2.3)

74% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 7.9
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 45
($ 30 to $ 77)

0% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 45
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 27
($ 21 to $ 65)

27% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 36
Trainers
Trainers
$ 81
($ 47 to $ 146)

7% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 76
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 65
($ 47 to $ 118)

32% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 95

Plane ticket budget

London → Cape Town
London → Cape Town
London → Cape Town
$ 895
(fair price: $ 688)
Manchester → Cape Town
Manchester → Cape Town
Manchester → Cape Town
$ 841
(fair price: $ 729)
Dublin → Cape Town
Dublin → Cape Town
Dublin → Cape Town
$ 770
(fair price: $ 645)
New York City → Cape Town
New York City → Cape Town
New York City → Cape Town
$ 1144
(fair price: $ 970)
Los Angeles → Cape Town
Los Angeles  → Cape Town
Los Angeles  → Cape Town
$ 1185
(fair price: $ 979)
Edinburgh → Cape Town
Edinburgh → Cape Town
Edinburgh → Cape Town
$ 941
(fair price: $ 809)
Toronto (Ontario) → Cape Town
Toronto (Ontario) → Cape Town
Toronto (Ontario) → Cape Town
$ 1127
(fair price: $ 931)
Sydney → Cape Town
Sydney → Cape Town
Sydney → Cape Town
$ 1355
(fair price: $ 1151)
Melbourne → Cape Town
Melbourne → Cape Town
Melbourne → Cape Town
$ 1360
(fair price: $ 1171)
Perth → Cape Town
Perth → Cape Town
Perth → Cape Town
$ 1322
(fair price: $ 1122)
Montreal → Cape Town
Montreal → Cape Town
Montreal → Cape Town
$ 1182
(fair price: $ 986)
Auckland → Cape Town
Auckland → Cape Town
Auckland → Cape Town
$ 1428
(fair price: $ 1189)


About this information on the cost of living in Hermanus

The information about the cost of living in Hermanus shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Hermanus was updated on 21-02-2021.

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