bird watching - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 28 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 28, 2017

We couldn’t go out to sea for a few days due to bad weather, but it was even more exciting today to be back on the boat and experience the beautiful nature...

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Daily Trip 28 May 2017

Daily Trip 21 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 21, 2017

The trip started of partly cloudy but it cleared up very soon...

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Daily Trip 21 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

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

30 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 30, 2017

Every single animal in the bay was out to play today on what was the trip of a lifetime...

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30 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

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 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

Pelagic Encounters | 27 November 2016

Posted by Anwynn Louw on November 28, 2016

Pelagic Encounters was excited to be back on sea on the 27th November 2016 for a bird tour...

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Pelagic Encounters | 27 November 2016

7 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 7, 2016

We definitely had a lovely Sunday out at sea...

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7 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

26 June 2016 | Pelagic Encounters – Bird watching

Posted by Anwynn Louw on June 27, 2016

Various birds could be seen enjoying the energy that remained from some heavy seas the last few days...

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26 June 2016 | Pelagic Encounters – Bird watching

Whale and bird watching

Posted by edna on May 26, 2012

Giving you the best value for your money, we take you to South Africa's beautiful whales and birds, without disturbing their natural behaviour.

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Whale and bird watching

Bank Cormorant

Posted by edna on May 22, 2012

Often enjoying a broad diet including klipfish, rock lobster and more, the increasing rarety of the Bank Cormorant makes every moment we see them even more special.

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Bank Cormorant

Cape Cormorant

Posted by edna on

One of the most famous species of Cormorant in the Western Cape, the Cape Cormorant is well known for it's beautiful turquoise eye and impressive size.

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Cape Cormorant

Cape Gannet

Posted by edna on May 21, 2012

Well documented for their aireal displays, experiences with with the famous Cape Gannet are always breath taking, and hold a special place in every photographers portfolio.

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Cape Gannet

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