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

Daily Trip 24 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 25, 2017

Today, we celebrated our amazing natural heritage with some exciting Southern Right Whale encounters...

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Daily Trip 24 September 2017

Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 21, 2017

We would have charged our clients extra for the breaching action we experienced on Trip 2 but that would be a - breach - of contract...

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Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 20, 2017

Today’s trip was one filled with some salty sea spray and a few cool species...

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Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Daily Trip 19 September 2017

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Some more gorgeous Southern Right Whale action and not 1 but 3 Mola Mola’s…

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Daily Trip 19 September 2017

Daily Trip 18 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 18, 2017

A mind blowing day out on a perfect ocean with the Marine Big 5 on both trips!!

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Daily Trip 18 September 2017

Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 17, 2017

Both trips got lucky today, spotting 2 different species of whale and a few other members of the Marine Big 5…

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Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 16, 2017

Kleinbaai appears to be the bay to be in at the moment…

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Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 15, 2017

After only 5 minutes at sea we stumbled across a couple of….

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Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Daily Trip 14 September 2017

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It was a 4 trip kind of day today with moody skies clearing to a patchy blue sky over a picture perfect ocean...

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Daily Trip 14 September 2017

Daily Trip 12 September 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 12, 2017

The wind calmed down a lot since yesterday and some more...

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Daily Trip 12 September 2017

Daily Trip 11 September 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 11, 2017

Today started with a light wind from north-west and overcast but...

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Daily Trip 11 September 2017

Daily Trip 10 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 10, 2017

Another gorgeous day in the bay with the Right whales to watch and some other cool characters....

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Daily Trip 10 September 2017

Daily Trip 09 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 9, 2017

After having been land bound for 2 days, it was great to get back out there today with two trips, both of which had some gorgeous whales!

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Daily Trip 09 September 2017

Daily Trip 06 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 6, 2017

As per one of our awesome clients “Tons and Tons of whales”….

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Daily Trip 06 September 2017

Daily Trip 04 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 4, 2017

It was really warm and sunny out today and if it had not been for the wind that picked up in the afternoon, you’d think we’d gone straight into midsummer...

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Daily Trip 04 September 2017

Daily Trip 03 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 3, 2017

Sunday, Fun day with some beautiful Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 03 September 2017

Daily Trip 02 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 2, 2017

We had a weird and wonderful day at sea with a couple of really unusual happenings...

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Daily Trip 02 September 2017

Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 1, 2017

Spring has sprung with a touch of Summer...the Humpback Dolphin!

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Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Daily Trip 30 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 30, 2017

Although the weather was a little moody today, we managed to have 2 superb trips with the first trip being lucky enough to see the entire Marine Big 5!

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Daily Trip 30 August 2017

Daily Trip 29 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 29, 2017

This morning, our whale sightings were absolutely outstanding with the Southern Rights pulling out all of the stops to ensure memories that will last a lifetime...

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Daily Trip 29 August 2017

Daily Trip 28 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 28, 2017

We had a spectacular time out on the ocean with a breaching brindle Southern Right Whale…

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Daily Trip 28 August 2017

26 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 26, 2017

We started our day with two very relaxed Southern right whales not even 10 minutes out of Kleinbaao harbour...

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26 August 2017

25 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 25, 2017

After a few days on land it was great for all of us to be back at sea...

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25 August 2017

Daily Trip 20 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 21, 2017

4 of the Marine Big 5 for all of our trips!

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Daily Trip 20 August 2017

Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 19, 2017

It was a gorgeous day to be out on the Atlantic...

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Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Daily Trip 18 August 2017

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For the first time in over a month, we were able to spot the Marine Big 5 our waters, which was a really welcome surprise...

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Daily Trip 18 August 2017

Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 18, 2017

When you've seen 2 species of whale, a Great White Shark and some African Penguins, it's definitely been a great day on the water...

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Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Daily trip 14 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 14, 2017

A not so blue Monday on a crystal clear ocean...

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Daily trip 14 August 2017

Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 13, 2017

It was a busy Sunday out on the deep blue with 4 trips and some great Southern Right Whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Daily Trip 08 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 9, 2017

We had quite a few interesting and unusual sights on our trips today....

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Daily Trip 08 August 2017

Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 6, 2017

We saw Great White Sharks on our Whale Watching tours today...

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Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 5, 2017

Today, we had an unexpected surprise when....

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Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Daily Trip 04 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 4, 2017

We had quite a few Southern Rights out and about today, and they were definitely in the mood to play....

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Daily Trip 04 August 2017

Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 3, 2017

After 2 no sea days, we got straight back into it with 3 wonderful trips

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Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Daily Trip 31 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 31, 2017

It felt like summer on the sea today with the awesome addition of some Southern Right Whales...

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Daily Trip 31 July 2017

Daily Trip 30 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 30, 2017

Today, we launched from Kleinbaai Harbour and set off along the shallows....

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Daily Trip 30 July 2017

Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 28, 2017

It’s really starting to feel like Whale Season here with our sightings picking up wonderfully...

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Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Daily Trip 24 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 24, 2017

A baby Humpback and a bait ball in crystal clear water...

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Daily Trip 24 July 2017

Daily Trip 14 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 14, 2017

Doing a reverse trip we hoped to find some whales at Danger Point...

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Daily Trip 14 July 2017

Daily Trip 13 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 13, 2017

We started our trip with a raft of African penguins...

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Daily Trip 13 July 2017

Daily Trip 07 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 7, 2017

great day with lots of marine life...

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Daily Trip 07 July 2017

Daily Trip 02 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 2, 2017

What an amazing day with four out of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 02 July 2017

Daily Trip 29 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 29, 2017

A whale-of-a-time...

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Daily Trip 29 June 2017

Daily Trip 26 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 26, 2017

Slowly but surely the whale season is starting...

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Daily Trip 26 June 2017

Daily Trip 25 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 25, 2017

It has been another perfect day at sea...

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Daily Trip 25 June 2017

Daily Trip 24 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 24, 2017

After two no sea days the swells did calm down a lot as well as the wind...

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Daily Trip 24 June 2017

Daily Trip 16 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 16, 2017

It was a great day to be at sea, no wind and a lot of sunshine...

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Daily Trip 16 June 2017

Daily Trip 14 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 14, 2017

During the day the weather got better and better and we had a perfect afternoon out at sea...

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Daily Trip 14 June 2017

Daily Trip 05 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 5, 2017

After two days back on land, all of us were super excited to launch Dream Catcher once again...

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Daily Trip 05 June 2017

Daily Trip 30 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 30, 2017

Today we launched only in the afternoon due to big swell in the mornings, but that didn’t affect our sightings at all...

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Daily Trip 30 May 2017

Daily Trip 20 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 20, 2017

The good sea conditions just continue...

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Daily Trip 20 May 2017

Daily Trip 19 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 19, 2017

We had another perfect autumn day out at sea with no wind and just a slight swell...

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Daily Trip 19 May 2017

Daily Trip 18 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 18, 2017

The good weather is just continuing the whole week...

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Daily Trip 18 May 2017

Daily Trip 17 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 17, 2017

Today was another beautiful calm day...

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Daily Trip 17 May 2017

Daily Trip 16 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 16, 2017

It has been a while that we last said we spotted the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 16 May 2016

Daily Trip 15 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 15, 2017

We could not ask for a better day to be out on the water...

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Daily Trip 15 May 2017

Daily Trip 13 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 13, 2017

Although it has been a bit quiet we had a great cruise around the bay and beyond...

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Daily Trip 13 May 2017

Daily Trip 10 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 10, 2017

A naughty seal pup takes his fun and games a little too far...

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Daily Trip 10 May 2017

Daily Trip 09 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 9, 2017

Sun, sea and some gorgeous marine animals...

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Daily Trip 09 May 2017

Daily Trip 07 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 7, 2017

During our daily stop at the Ulienkraalsmond estuary, we had the most spectacular surprise...

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Daily Trip 07 May 2017

Daily Trip 05 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 5, 2017

Kira's priceless birthday present? 3 Common Dolphin sightings and birds galore...

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Daily Trip 05 May 2017

Daily Trip 03 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 3, 2017

Some cool birds and 4 of our 5 favorites...

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Daily Trip 03 May 2017

Daily Trip 02 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 2, 2017

It was an interesting day out on the water with a gorgeous, sunny start...

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Daily Trip 02 May 2017

Daily Trip 01 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 1, 2017

3 of the Marine Big 5 on a windy Workers Day...

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Daily Trip 01 May 2017

30 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 30, 2017

After yesterday’s blistering berg wind, today’s overcast weather was very welcome...

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30 April 2017

29 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 29, 2017

The right whale to watch at the wrong time of year...

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29 April 2017

28 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 28, 2017

Up close and personal with a Brydes Whale and the return of our favorite fishy friends...

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28 April 2017

25 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 26, 2017

After two very windy days, we were...

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25 April 2017

22 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 22, 2017

It was a little chilly this morning as we....

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22 April 2017

18 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 18, 2017

A Cape Fur Seal and his lunch on an autumn day...

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18 April 2017

16 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 16, 2017

A juvenile Giant Petrel in a Precarious situation...

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16 April 2017

15 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 15, 2017

During the winter months, we have some really cool...

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15 April 2017

12 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 12, 2017

Today's trip? Golden, absolutely golden...

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12 April 2017

11 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 11, 2017

Only a couple of moments after leaving the harbour, we had our first sighting, which was...

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11 April 2017

10 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 10, 2017

Cape Cormorants and some Common Dolphins...

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10 April 2017

09 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 9, 2017

Today, we found evidence of an attempted predation in the alley...

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09 April 2017

08 April 2017

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After a few no sea days, the weather finally cleared up and we were able to hit the water again....

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08 April 2017

04 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 4, 2017

It was a busy day out at sea with two trips...

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04 April 2017

02 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 2, 2017

Today, we had an exciting ride out on Whale Whisperer...

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02 April 2017

29 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 29, 2017

It's not everyday that you recognize a Great White from Dream Catcher but, today we had the iconic...

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29 March 2017

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

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