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

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 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

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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 21 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 22, 2018

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

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 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 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 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 11 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 12, 2018

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 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 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 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

Daily Trip 25 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 25, 2018

After a few days off the ocean we were treated to perfect weather and calm seas as we left Kleinbaai harbour in search of our Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 25 February 2018

Daily Trip 22 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 22, 2018

The Humpback Dolphins really put on an amazing show for us today...

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Daily Trip 22 February 2018

Daily Trip 21 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 21, 2018

It seems as though we have entered dolphin season in the Dyer Island ecosystem...

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Daily Trip 21 February 2018

Daily Trip 20 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 20, 2018

We awoke to perfect conditions this morning in Kleinbaai harbour as we set off on our Marine Big 5 Adventure...

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Daily Trip 20 February 2018

Daily Trip 18 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 19, 2018

Today seemed to be another amazing Bird Watching Trip on our trusty vessel, Dream Catcher...

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Daily Trip 18 February 2018

Daily Trip 17 February 2018

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Although our larger marine creatures eluded us, today we watched the skies as the Dyer Island System transformed into a bird watcher’s paradise...

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Daily Trip 17 February 2018

Daily Trip 16 February 2018

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Our journey began in The Shallows and we didn’t have to wait long before spotting our infamous Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 16 February 2018

Daily Trip 15 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 16, 2018

We were treated to a picturesque day on the water today....

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Daily Trip 15 February 2018

Daily Trip 09 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2018

11 humans, 8 African Penguins and a wet and wonderful ride out on the Atlantic ocean...

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Daily Trip 09 February 2018

Daily Trip 06 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 8, 2018

3 of the Marine Big 5 and some stunning clouds...

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Daily Trip 06 February 2018

Daily Trip 05 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 6, 2018

We had a lovely time tracking some Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins along The Clyde out there...

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Daily Trip 05 February 2018

Daily Trip 31 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 31, 2018

A Marine Big 5 kind of day....

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Daily Trip 31 January 2018

Daily Trip 30 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 30, 2018

We had a few Humpback Dolphins decide to pay us a visit today...

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Daily Trip 30 January 2018

Daily Trip 29 January 2018

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A windy, wet and wonderful day to be out and about in the bay...

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Daily Trip 29 January 2018

Daily Trip 28 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 28, 2018

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

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Daily Trip 28 January 2018

Daily Trip 27 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 27, 2018

A picture perfect day out on Whale Whisperer with the Marine Big 5 coming out to play....

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Daily Trip 27 January 2018

Daily Trip 25 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 25, 2018

For the first time ever on one of our trips, a breaching baby Brydes Whale....and a young Humpback!

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Daily Trip 25 January 2018

Daily Trip 21 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 21, 2018

Seals in the mist and some epic Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 21 January 2018

Daily Trip 18 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 18, 2018

A little sun, a little wind, a bit of wave and you've got yourself a summer's day on our sea...

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Daily Trip 18 January 2018

Daily Trip 16 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 16, 2018

A wet and wonderful trip out on the trusty Whale Whisperer...

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Daily Trip 16 January 2018

Daily Trip 15 January 2018

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We had a lovely adventure out on Dream Catcher...

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Daily Trip 15 January 2018

Daily Trip 14 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 15, 2018

Today we left Kleinbaai harbour in almost perfect conditions...

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Daily Trip 14 January 2018

Daily Trip 13 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 14, 2018

Treated to a beautiful day on the water...

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Daily Trip 13 January 2018

Daily Trip 12 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 12, 2018

We could not have asked for a better day with the Marine Big 5 with two species of dolphin, again!

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Daily Trip 12 January 2018

Daily Trip 11 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 11, 2018

2 different species of Dolphin on both trips always makes for an awesome day...

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Daily Trip 11 January 2018

Daily Blog 09 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 9, 2018

The swells did calm down from yesterday and...

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Daily Blog 09 January 2018

Daily Blog 07 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 7, 2018

We Started our trip with a bit of a drizzle, but everyone...

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Daily Blog 07 January 2018

Daily Blog 06 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 6, 2018

The day started off overcast and a little chilly but the sky cleared up soon and...

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Daily Blog 06 January 2018

Daily Blog 05 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 5, 2018

It has been another war sunny summer day in the Gansbaai area...

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Daily Blog 05 January 2018

Daily Blog 03 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 3, 2018

It has been a hot summer day with some wind from south east...

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Daily Blog 03 January 2018

Daily Blog 02 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 2, 2018

We got to see two different species of dolphins today...

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Daily Blog 02 January 2018

Daily Blog 31 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 31, 2017

So we ended our year on Whale Whisperer and what a wonderful day...

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Daily Blog 31 December 2017

Daily Trip 29 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 30, 2017

Cape Cormorants by the thousands!

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Daily Trip 29 December 2017

Daily Blog 28 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 28, 2017

It was a sunny day in Gansbaai and the surroundings but during the day the wind picked up and caused a little chop on the water...

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Daily Blog 28 December 2017

Daily Blog 27 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 27, 2017

Once again we were heading out of Kleinbaai harbour to search for the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Blog 27 December 2017

Daily Trip 26 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 26, 2017

2 species of Whale, two species of Dolphin and 2 species of shark, all in a days work...

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Daily Trip 26 December 2017

Daily Trip 22 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 22, 2017

Today started overcast but with a flat and calm sea...

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Daily Trip 22 December 2017

Daily Trip 19 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 20, 2017

There was a lot to see out there today on a perfectly still ocean…

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Daily Trip 19 December 2017

Daily Trip 18 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 18, 2017

A sun shining, Southern Right Whale watching, seal kill viewing kind of day….

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Daily Trip 18 December 2017

Daily Trip 16 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 16, 2017

Not only did we get to see the Marine Big 5, we also got to see 2 different species of whales!

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Daily Trip 16 December 2017

Daily Trip 14 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 14, 2017

Our luck hasn’t run out just yet with us finding all of the Marine Big 5 including a lob tailing Southern Right…

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Daily Trip 14 December 2017

Daily Trip 12 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 12, 2017

We got to see our Marine Big 5 on a picture perfect sea day....

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Daily Trip 12 December 2017

Daily Trip 08 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 8, 2017

Incredible visibility and the Marine Big 5, we could not have had a better trip...

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Daily Trip 08 December 2017

Daily Trip 07 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 7, 2017

A weird and wonderful day out at sea, with a good few laughs along the way....

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Daily Trip 07 December 2017

Daily Trip 03 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 3, 2017

At long last, the return of the White Shark to Dream Catcher trips....and some epic whale tail action.

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Daily Trip 03 December 2017

Daily Trip 02 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 2, 2017

We got to see the Marine Big 5 just before the wind came in....

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Daily Trip 02 December 2017

Daily Trip 29 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 30, 2017

We had a lovely Tuesday watching some whales, admiring some seals and catching glimpses of penguins...

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Daily Trip 29 November 2017

Daily Blog 25 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 25, 2017

On our two trips today we enjoyed the company of a Southern Right whale Mum and calf on both tours...

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Daily Blog 25 November 2017

Daily Blog 24 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 24, 2017

What an amazing day at sea...

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Daily Blog 24 November 2017

Daily Blog 19 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 19, 2017

Today was a good day, we started our trip launching from Gansbaai harbour because of the tide...

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Daily Blog 19 November 2017

Daily Blog 18 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 18, 2017

The conditions today were nice, only a fair bit of wind and flat water...

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Daily Blog 18 November 2017

Daily Blog 14 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 14, 2017

Our intrepid whale watchers today braved a very wet day to go out and see our lovely Southern Right whales.

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Daily Blog 14 November 2017

Daily Blog 13 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 13, 2017

Today was overcast but in the afternoon the wind picked up and some sunrays made it through the thick layer of clouds. However...

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Daily Blog 13 November 2017

Daily Blog 12 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 12, 2017

We are very fortunate to still have our friendly gentle giants in the bay...

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Daily Blog 12 November 2017

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