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african penguin - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

26 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 27, 2017

Where there's gannets there's usually the chance of seeing a...

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26 March 2017

25 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 25, 2017

3 Brydes Whales and an empty island...

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25 March 2017

23 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 24, 2017

Frolicking marine mammals on a big 5 kind of day...

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23 March 2017

21 March 2017 | Pelagic Encounters

Posted by Anwynn Louw on March 22, 2017

Seabirds on the move are for even the finest photographer, tricky subjects...

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21 March 2017 | Pelagic Encounters

21 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 21, 2017

A perfect sea day with not one but two Brydes Whales...

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21 March 2017

20 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 20, 2017

The sea looked beautiful as we made our way out of the harbour this morning.

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20 March 2017

17 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 17, 2017

Another pod of common dolphins and some more majestic sea life...

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17 March 2017

15 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 15, 2017

It was an awesome day on the ocean...

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15 March 2017

14 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 14, 2017

4 of the Marine big 5 including a Penguin release...

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14 March 2017

12 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 13, 2017

The Cape Cormorants were the highlight of our trip today...

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12 March 2017

11 March 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on March 11, 2017

An exciting day out at sea with our first sighting being one of the elusive...

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11 March 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

10 March 2017 | Eco Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Jax on March 10, 2017

Although a little windy, it was an enjoyable day at sea...

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10 March 2017 | Eco Marine Big 5 Tours

07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on March 7, 2017

A Cape Gannet recovery on a beautiful day...

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07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

02 March 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 2, 2017

It has been another picture perfect day to be out on the ocean...

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02 March 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

28 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 28, 2017

It has been a sunny day out at sea...

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28 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

27 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 27, 2017

Today we still had some wind blowing, but the swell dropped and we had a great time out at sea....

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27 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

26 February 2017 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 26, 2017

Due to low tide we launched a bit later than usual. It was a lovely day, but a cold south easterly breeze was blowing towards us...

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26 February 2017 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

25 February 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

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Today, we launched out of Gansbaai Harbour and got to see...

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25 February 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

23 February 2017 |Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on February 23, 2017

4 African Penguins were given a second chance today...

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23 February 2017 |Boat Based Tours

19 February 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 19, 2017

We had an amazing surprise this Sunday morning...

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19 February 2017 | Marine Safari

18 February | Eco Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 18, 2017

Today was partly cloudy and some light breeze was blowing from the west...

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18 February | Eco Marine Big 5 Tours

17 February 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 17, 2017

After a day back on land we were heading out to sea, to find some marine life...

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17 February 2017

14 February 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 14, 2017

Today was one of our cooler summer days...

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14 February 2017

10 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 10, 2017

Flamingos on the beach and cormorants in the bay...

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10 February 2017

09 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2017

This mornings trip started with an awesome....

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09 February 2017

08 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 8, 2017

Our first marine animal of the day was a...

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08 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

07 February 2016 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Jax on February 7, 2017

Our first sighting of the day was at our sister company's vessel, Slashfin....

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07 February 2016 | Eco Marine Trip

06 February 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on February 6, 2017

The Cape Cormorants were out in full swing today...

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06 February 2017 | Marine Safari

02 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Jax on February 2, 2017

We had a great day out at sea, with our first sighting including a familiar face...

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02 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

01 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 1, 2017

A feeding seal and a very relaxed Brydes Whale...

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01 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

29 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 29, 2017

Marine Big 5 today..

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29 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

28 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 28, 2017

After a day back on land we launched at lunchtime for a eco tour...

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28 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

26 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 26, 2017

Today we had some south easterly wind blowing into the bay and a lot of sunshine...

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26 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on January 23, 2017

A glorious trip on a misty morning....

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23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

22 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 22, 2017

We were surrounded by Bryde’s whales...

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22 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

21 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

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Today we were heading straight to our sister company Marine Dynamics to see the Great White shark...

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21 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

20 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 20, 2017

On our daily eco tour we spotted today, four out of the Marine Big 5...

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20 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

19 January 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 19, 2017

It was raining this morning, but by the time we launched it stopped and we had a great trip cruising through the bay...

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19 January 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

18 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 18, 2017

It was a nice calm day out at sea...

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18 January 2017 | Marine Safari

15 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 15, 2017

While cruising along the shallows we spotted a Cape Fur seal, who coughed himself a meal...

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15 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

14 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 14, 2017

Great day, great sightings...

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14 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

09 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 9, 2017

Our guest on board were able to see four out of the Marine Big5...

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09 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours

08 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 8, 2017

It was a perfect day to spend some time out at sea...

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08 January 2017 | Marine Safari

07 January 2017 | Wildlife Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 7, 2017

Today was partly cloudy and a light southerly wind was blowing...

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07 January 2017 | Wildlife Tours

06 January 2017 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 6, 2017

Although it was overcast we had an amazing trip out at sea and got to see four out of the Marine Big 5...

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06 January 2017 | Marine Big 5

05 January 2017 | Dyer Island Cruises

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 5, 2017

After two no sea days due to bad sea conditions it was amazing to be back out on our vessel ‘Dream Catcher’...

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05 January 2017 | Dyer Island Cruises

31 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 31, 2016

It was a great last day of the year 2016...

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31 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

30 December 2016 | Eco Trips

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 30, 2016

Today we have been out again to see what we can find in the bay...

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30 December 2016 | Eco Trips

28 December 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 28, 2016

Another great summer day aboard our vessel Dream Catcher...

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28 December 2016 | Marine Big 5

21 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 21, 2016

Due to bad weather moving into our region this afternoon we launched a bit earlier than usual...

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21 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

20 December 2016 | Bird Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 20, 2016

The bay was full of marine life again...

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20 December 2016 | Bird Watching Gansbaai

19 December 2016 | Wildlife Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 19, 2016

This morning was quite misty, but by the time we launched our vessel Dream Catcher the sky cleared up...

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19 December 2016 | Wildlife Tours

18 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 18, 2016

Great day, great sightings!

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18 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

16 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 16, 2016

It was a beautiful morning and a perfect day to be out at sea...

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16 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

15 December 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 15, 2016

We had another great eco tour today...

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15 December 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

14 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 14, 2016

We had another great eco-tour with a lot of marine wildlife...

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14 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

13 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 13, 2016

Today we had a little bit more wind blowing than yesterday, but we still enjoyed the whole trip...

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13 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 South Africa

12 December 2016 | Eco Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 12, 2016

Although it was overcast we had a lovely day at sea which we will definitely cherish...

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12 December 2016 | Eco Tours Gansbaai

04 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 4, 2016

Once again our first sighting for today was a African penguin, how lucky.

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04 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

02 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 2, 2016

Although a light breeze was blowing from the South, we had an amazing trip on board the Dream Catcher...

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02 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

01 December 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on December 1, 2016

On our first Eco-tour of the season our passengers were unbelievably lucky as we spotted a Mother and calf Southern Right whale pair just out of the harbour!...

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01 December 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

30 November 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 30, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had perfect weather conditions but sadly the whales eluded us...

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30 November 2016 | Marine Big 5

28 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 28, 2016

Another perfect day to spend on our vessel Dream Catcher...

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28 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

27 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 27, 2016

It was a perfect day to be out on the ocean...

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27 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

25 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 25, 2016

On a calm, sunny and warm day here we enjoyed two different, but successful whale watching tours...

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25 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

24 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 24, 2016

Another day where we have been blessed to see some Southern Right whales...

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24 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

23 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 23, 2016

On our two whale watching trips today, in beautiful calm seas, we saw Southern Right whale mothers with calves once again in the Pearly Beach area...

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23 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

21 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 21, 2016

On our three whale watching tours today we were successful in finding Southern Right whales...

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21 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

12 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 12, 2016

After spending two days back on land due to bad weather we were once blessed again to find some whales...

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12 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 8, 2016

Today we have been heading towards Pearly Beach straight away to find some Southern Right whales...

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08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

05 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 6, 2016

We went out on three whale watching trips today in beautiful weather after two days of wind...

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05 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

02 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 2, 2016

We are very happy to say that we ran three very successful trips today as we found some Southern Right whales again on every trip...

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02 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

31 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 31, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had some swells to contend with...

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31 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

30 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 30, 2016

On our three whale watching tours today we had nice weather but mixed sightings...

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30 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

29 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 29, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we saw Bryde's whales, the whales we have here year round...

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29 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

27 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 27, 2016

Today was overcast but it didn't affect our sisghtinga at all...

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27 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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Today we've been once lucky again and spotted some Southern Right whales...

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26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

25 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 25, 2016

Dream Catcher went out on four whale watching trips today in beautiful, sunny weather...

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25 October 2016 | Whale Watching

24 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 24, 2016

What a fantastic day to be out at sea and do some whale watching...

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24 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on

On our three whale watching tours today we were treated to some very active Southern Right whales on every trip...

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23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

21 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 21, 2016

On our three whale watches today we had some slightly choppy seas, but Southern Right whales on every trip...

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21 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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It was a perfect day to be out at sea...

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20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

19 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 19, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had an awesome time with the Southern Right whales...

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19 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

18 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 18, 2016

There was a bit of a breeze blowing today, but it didn't stop us getting out on two whale watching trips...

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18 October 2016 | Whale Watching

17 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on

It was another great day in the bay although the wind was picking up during the day...

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17 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

15 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 15, 2016

We ran two really successful whale watches today in nice, calm seas and saw a number of Southern Right whales on both trips...

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15 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

14 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 14, 2016

What an amazing day...

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14 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

10 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 10, 2016

We had fantastic sightings today, with all the Marine Big 5...

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10 October 2016 | Whale Watching

07 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 7, 2016

We were on the water for three whale watching trips today...

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07 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

05 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 5, 2016

Once again sunny skies (mostly) and calm seas greeted us on our three whale watches today...

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05 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

01 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 1, 2016

Once again we had calm seas and sunny skies today and we got out on the water for three trips to see the whales, sharks and seals...

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01 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 30, 2016

After four days off the water due to bad weather, we were finally able to go out to sea again...

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30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

23 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 24, 2016

What another beautiful day out at sea...

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23 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

21 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 21, 2016

Once again the weather was kind to us today and we had two calm and sunny tours...

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21 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

20th September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 20, 2016

Today's whale watchers experienced calm seas, sunny skies and humpback whales...

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20th September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

19th September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 19, 2016

Today we ran two whale watching trips in sunny and calm conditions...

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19th September 2016 | Whale Watching

15 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 15, 2016

We had beautiful, calm seas when we headed out on our morning whale watch today...

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15 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

14 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 14, 2016

We went out on two great whale watch trips today...

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14 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

8 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 8, 2016

Today we only had one trip, but it was great to spend some time out at sea...

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8 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

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