History of Fisherhaven

Province;  Western Cape
Overberg
Coordinates; 34° 21′ 39″ S, 19° 7′ 47″ E
Area
Municipality; Overstrand

Fisherhaven is a suburb of Hermanus which was established on the Afdaksrivier farm first recorded in 1754. Fisherhaven is close to the Bot Rivier lagoon and it is within the abundant Cape Fynbos floral kingdom. The area is also well known for bird watching and whale watching. The local lagoon is a popular watersports venue. A few of the horses from the Bot Rivier herd have chosen Fisherhaven as their home.
Squadron 262 of the Royal Air force established a diversion base at the lagoon during world war ll. Consolidated Catalina flying boats were operated from the area

The postal code for Fisherhaven is 7200

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Useful Numbers

  • Police: Police Station Kleinmond-028 271 8200
  • Municipality – 028 313 8000
  • Traffic department: Hermanus Traffic Department-028 313 8111
  • Fire: Overberg Wildfire Volunteers-071 403 4916
  • Water:028 313 5047/8982
  • Electricity: 028 316 2630
  • Ambulance: E M R – Emergency Medical Rescue-076 585 0899
  • Post office;Kleinmond Post Office-028 271 3100
  • Library: Hermanus Public Libary-028 313 8077
  • Closest hospital; Hermanus Provincial Hospital-028 313 5200
  • Pharmacy;Onrus Pharmacy-028 316 1515
  • SPCA : Hermanus Animal Welfare Society-028 312 1281
  • Schools: Hawston Secondary School-028 315 1992
    Hawston Primary School-028 315 1631                                                                                   [/vc_column_text]
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