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Blog and News from Dyer Island Cruises - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

Daily Trip 21 July 2018

Posted by Jax on July 21, 2018

Things are getting exciting here in the bay, with Southern Right Whale mating season kicking in...

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Daily Trip 21 July 2018

Daily Trip 20 July 2018

Posted by Jax on July 20, 2018

We had a Southern Right Kind of day...

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Daily Trip 20 July 2018

Daily Trip 19 July 2018

Posted by Jax on July 19, 2018

Today, between our two tours, we were able to see all 3 Baleen Whale species including a very curious Brydes Whale...

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Daily Trip 19 July 2018

Daily Trip 18 July 2018

Posted by Jax on July 18, 2018

An out of this world day on the ocean blue...

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Daily Trip 18 July 2018

Daily Trip 17 July 2018

Posted by Jax on July 17, 2018

We had an incredible day out at sea finding two very active groups of whales...

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Daily Trip 17 July 2018

Daily Trip 16 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 16, 2018

Southern Right Whales and beautiful skies...

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Daily Trip 16 July 2018

Daily Trip 15 July 2018

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A busy day with 3 trips and plenty of awesome animals!!!

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Daily Trip 15 July 2018

Daily Trip 14 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 14, 2018

After a couple of days not going to sea, we were all eager to return to the water...

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Daily Trip 14 July 2018

Daily Trip 11 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 12, 2018

Southern Right Whales and Humpbacks, what a treat!

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Daily Trip 11 July 2018

Daily Trip 10 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 10, 2018

Too many breaches to count!!!

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Daily Trip 10 July 2018

Daily Trip 09 July 2018

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A truly unforgettable trip at sea...

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Daily Trip 09 July 2018

Daily Trip 08 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 9, 2018

Another beautiful day filled with wonderful whales!

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Daily Trip 08 July 2018

Daily Trip 07 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 7, 2018

Two trips with incredible Humpback Whale sightings and gorgeous weather too!!!

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Daily Trip 07 July 2018

Daily Trip 06 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 6, 2018

Two different species of whales, and lots of them!

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Daily Trip 06 July 2018

Daily Trip 05 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 5, 2018

We launched out of Kleinbaai harbour this morning eager to find some whales...

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Daily Trip 05 July 2018

Daily Trip 04 July 2018

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With beautiful blue skies, today was a good day to search for our marine big 5...

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Daily Trip 04 July 2018

Whale wonderland: Humpback whales return

Posted by Jax on July 4, 2018

Humpback whales are world renowned for being amongst the most surface-active whales in the world. This means that with every encounter, there is always a chance of seeing the flippers, their famous flukes and even an iconic breach.

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Whale wonderland: Humpback whales return

Daily Trip 30 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 30, 2018

We got to see some weird and wonderful creatures out on today's tour...

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Daily Trip 30 June 2018

Daily Trip 29 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 29, 2018

We had a fantastic trip out on Dream Catcher, spotting the Marine Big 5 and more...

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Daily Trip 29 June 2018

Daily Trip 28 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 28, 2018

A breaching Humpback Whale and a host of pelagic bird species? Today was definitely tough to beat!

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Daily Trip 28 June 2018

Daily Trip 26 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 26, 2018

On our tour today, we managed to see 2 different species of whale, thousands of seals and a Great White Shark...

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Daily Trip 26 June 2018

Daily Trip 25 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 25, 2018

We have had yet another out of this world encounter with a whale calf, this time, we had the pleasure of meeting a brand new Humpback baby...

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Daily Trip 25 June 2018

Daily Trip 21 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 21, 2018

An extraordinary day on sea with filled with Humpback whales and fascinating dolphin dynamics...

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Daily Trip 21 June 2018

Daily Trip 20 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 20, 2018

After a day off sea we were eager to return to the water to see what the day had in store for us...

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Daily Trip 20 June 2018

Daily Trip 17 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 17, 2018

What better way to start your day than time with 2 different species of whale....

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Daily Trip 17 June 2018

Daily Trip 16 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 16, 2018

Today, we got the surprise of our lives when we happened upon 2 breaching Humpback Whales....

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Daily Trip 16 June 2018

Daily Trip 13 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 14, 2018

We had another fantastic day out on the ocean, spotting 4 of the Marine Big 5 as well as some other cool creatures...

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Daily Trip 13 June 2018

Daily Trip 12 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 12, 2018

We had a magical trip out on the deep blue with a very special new baby in the bay….

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Daily Trip 12 June 2018

Daily Trip 11 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 11, 2018

A really adventurous day at sea...

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Daily Trip 11 June 2018

Daily Trip 10 June 2018

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Some awesome sightings of our awesome wildlife...

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Daily Trip 10 June 2018

Daily Trip 08 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 10, 2018

A visitor from the deep sea at the shark cage diving vessel...

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Daily Trip 08 June 2018

Daily Blog 06 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 6, 2018

Another Right Whale gracing us with its presence...

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Daily Blog 06 June 2018

Daily Trip 4 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 4, 2018

First southern rights of the season... and many more awesome sightings...

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Daily Trip 4 June 2018

Daily Trip 30 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 2, 2018

A surprising sighting on our tour...

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Daily Trip 30 May 2018

Daily Trip 27 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 27, 2018

A perfect day for a penguin release...

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Daily Trip 27 May 2018

Daily Trip 26 May 2018

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Beautiful day on the ocean...

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Daily Trip 26 May 2018

Daily Trip 25 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 25, 2018

A there's a whale... There's a way...

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Daily Trip 25 May 2018

Daily Trip 20 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 21, 2018

Our humpback dolphins really put on a performance for us today...

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Daily Trip 20 May 2018

Daily Trip 19 May 2018

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Some amazing sightings in awesome conditions...

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Daily Trip 19 May 2018

Daily Trip 18 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 18, 2018

A very entertaining day on the ocean...

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Daily Trip 18 May 2018

Daily Trip 16 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 17, 2018

A beautiful day on the water...

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Daily Trip 16 May 2018

Daily Trip 15 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 16, 2018

A very special sighting in our bay...

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Daily Trip 15 May 2018

Daily Trip 14 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 15, 2018

A great day at sea and lots of sightings!

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Daily Trip 14 May 2018

Daily Trip 12 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 13, 2018

A great day on the water...

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Daily Trip 12 May 2018

Daily Trip 11 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 11, 2018

Birds, birds, birds...

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Daily Trip 11 May 2018

Daily Trip 10 May 2018

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Two different flukes in one trip!

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Daily Trip 10 May 2018

Daily Trip 06 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 6, 2018

A very eventful day on our ecotour...

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Daily Trip 06 May 2018

Daily Trip 05 May 2018

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A beautiful day at sea filled with great sightings of our wildlife...

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Daily Trip 05 May 2018

Daily Trip 04 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 4, 2018

May the Fourth be with you... And also some Southern Rights...

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Daily Trip 04 May 2018

Daily Trip 1 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 2, 2018

A sharky sort of day in Kleinbaai...

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Daily Trip 1 March 2018

Daily Trip 29 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 29, 2018

Crystal clear waters and two our dolphin species make an appearance...

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Daily Trip 29 April 2018

Daily Blog 28 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 28, 2018

Leisurely pulling out of the harbour our vessel Dream Catcher is pushed in to gear as we hug the coastline in search of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Blog 28 April 2018

Daily Trip 27 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on

After a couple off days of the water due to inclement weather, we headed out in search of the Marine Big 5

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Daily Trip 27 April 2018

Daily Trip 23 April 2018

Posted by Jax on April 23, 2018

We had an action packed day out at sea, rescuing a bird in need and doing our part to keep oceans clean....

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Daily Trip 23 April 2018

Daily Trip 22 April 2018

Posted by Jax on April 22, 2018

4 of the Marine Big 5 and a juvenile Giant Petrel in a perilous predicament...

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Daily Trip 22 April 2018

Daily Trip 21 April 2018

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Our trip began today in almost perfect conditions, very little swell and wind...

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Daily Trip 21 April 2018

Daily Trip 20 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 20, 2018

A total birders paradise at sea...

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Daily Trip 20 April 2018

Daily Trip 16 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 17, 2018

A great day at sea overall. Our first sighting of the day was a beautiful and rare Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 16 April 2018

Daily Trip 13 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 14, 2018

A wonderful day at sea with our wildlife putting on quite a show...

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Daily Trip 13 April 2018

Daily Blog 12 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 12, 2018

After a day off the water we were treated to a beautiful day and some great sightings...

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Daily Blog 12 April 2018

Daily Trip 10 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 10, 2018

I'll have the same again please... 300 common dolphins...

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Daily Trip 10 April 2018

Daily Trip 09 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 9, 2018

Hundreds of Common Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 09 April 2018

Daily Trip 05 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 7, 2018

A wonderful day at sea with all of our Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 05 April 2018

A synopsis of a superb start to eco season

Posted by Jax on April 5, 2018

the quarterly update...

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A synopsis of a superb start to eco season

Daily Trip 04 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 4, 2018

A very cloudy and misty day at sea today but it did not stop us from getting some amazing sightings of our local wildlife...

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Daily Trip 04 April 2018

Daily Trip 03 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 3, 2018

4 out the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 03 April 2018

Daily Trip 02 April 2018

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A brilliant day at sea and some excellent sightings...

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Daily Trip 02 April 2018

Daily Blog 01 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 1, 2018

Another wonderful day at sea and some brilliant sightings...

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Daily Blog 01 April 2018

Daily Blog 31 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 31, 2018

Once again... The Marine Big 5...

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Daily Blog 31 March 2018

Daily Trip 30 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 30, 2018

Word's cannot describe todays events... However, I will certainly try...

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Daily Trip 30 March 2018

Daily Trip 29 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 29, 2018

An awesome day of sightings on Dream Catcher...

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Daily Trip 29 March 2018

Daily Trip 28 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 28, 2018

An exhilarating rollercoaster ride at sea...

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Daily Trip 28 March 2018

Daily Trip 27 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 27, 2018

A birder's paradise at sea...

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Daily Trip 27 March 2018

Daily Blog 24 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 24, 2018

A slightly overcast day filled with some wonderful sightings...

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Daily Blog 24 March 2018

Daily Trip 23 March 2018

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Another acrobatic display by our dolphins...

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Daily Trip 23 March 2018

Daily Trip 21 March 2018

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A beautiful day and some amazing sightings of our unique wildlife...

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Daily Trip 21 March 2018

Daily Trip 20 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 20, 2018

Amazing conditions and beautiful wildlife sightings....

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Daily Trip 20 March 2018

Daily Trip 19 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 19, 2018

Who knew that dolphins could dance?!

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Daily Trip 19 March 2018

Daily Trip 18 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 18, 2018

Whales, Whales, Whales!

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Daily Trip 18 March 2018

Daily Trip 16 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 16, 2018

Did someone say dolphins?!

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Daily Trip 16 March 2018

Daily Trip 15 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 15, 2018

We started our sea safari off with some great sightings of the very endangered humpback dolphins...

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Daily Trip 15 March 2018

Daily Trip 14 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 14, 2018

A picturesque day on Whale Whisperer as we headed out on our Marine Big 5 adventure...

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Daily Trip 14 March 2018

Daily Trip 12 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 12, 2018

We set off from Kleinbaai harbour in touch of swell and wind but were filled with anticipation of what we might see today...

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Daily Trip 12 March 2018

Daily Trip 11 March 2018

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A lovely day out at sea today filled with some excellent wildlife sightings

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Daily Trip 11 March 2018

Daily Trip 10 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 11, 2018

We had small rescue mission on our tour today...

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Daily Trip 10 March 2018

Daily Trip 09 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 10, 2018

Once more we had a great day at sea in perfect conditions...

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Daily Trip 09 March 2018

Daily Trip 08 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 8, 2018

Our first sighting came rather quickly today, just as we approached The Shallows, our spotter found us two Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 08 March 2018

Daily Trip 07 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 7, 2018

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALES! AGAIN!

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Daily Trip 07 March 2018

Daily Trip 06 March 2018

Posted by Jax on March 6, 2018

We got to see our very first Sub Antarctic Skua of the season today, along with 4 of the Marine Big 5!

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Daily Trip 06 March 2018

Daily Trip 05 March

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What an excellent day on the water filled with some amazing wildlife...

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Daily Trip 05 March

Daily Trip 04 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 4, 2018

Our first Southern Rights of the year!

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Daily Trip 04 March 2018

Daily Trip 01 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 1, 2018

A bit of a different start to our morning today as first trip departed from Gansbaai harbour due to low tide in Kleinbaai

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Daily Trip 01 March 2018

Daily Trip 28 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 28, 2018

Our trip today started in the shallows, where we were greeted by a small pod of three Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins, our rarest coastal cetacean...

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Daily Trip 28 February 2018

Daily Trip 27 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 27, 2018

Once more on board our trusty whale watching vessel, Dream Catcher, we headed out in search of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 27 February 2018

Daily Trip 26 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 26, 2018

We got to see 4 out of the Marine Big 5 today with only the dolphins alluding us...

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Daily Trip 26 February 2018

HMS Birkenhead Memorial 2018

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We set out bright and early this morning to commemorate the courageous actions of the crew aboard the HMS Birkenhead...

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HMS Birkenhead Memorial 2018

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