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boat based southern right whale watching - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

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 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 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 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 10 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 11, 2018

Two different flukes in one trip!

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Daily Trip 10 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 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 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 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 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 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 23 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 23, 2017

23rd of December and our Southern Right Whales are still here!

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Daily Trip 23 December 2017

Daily Trip 21 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 22, 2017

Southern Right Whales and a potential Elephant Seal...

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Daily Trip 21 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 17 December 2017

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Nothing quite beats a playful little whale calf….

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Daily Trip 17 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 15 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 15, 2017

We had a Whale of a time out there on the deep blue…

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Daily Trip 15 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 11 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 11, 2017

Almost half way through December and our whales are still going strong!

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Daily Trip 11 December 2017

Daily Trip 09 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 10, 2017

A breaching calf on a bright and sunny day....

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Daily Trip 09 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 05 December 2017

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A little bit of wind and a lot of whales!

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Daily Trip 05 December 2017

Daily Trip 04 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 4, 2017

A great Monday with 3 of the Marine Big 5…

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Daily Trip 04 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 01 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 1, 2017

Nothing better than starting silly season off with a few pairs of Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 01 December 2017

Daily Trip 30 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 30, 2017

We had a super curious little calf on the first trip of the day…..

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Daily Trip 30 November 2017

Daily Trip 29 November 2017

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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 Trip 28 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 29, 2017

We had another Marine big 5 kind of day with both of our client trips spotting all of our favourite animals!

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Daily Trip 28 November 2017

Daily Trip 27 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 28, 2017

It’s impossible to have a blue Monday when you’re spending it with some Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 27 November 2017

Daily Trip 09 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 9, 2017

The picture says it all...

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Daily Trip 09  November 2017

Daily Trip 07 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 8, 2017

We got to see 2 beautiful pairs of Southern Right Whales out on the ocean today...

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Daily Trip 07 November 2017

Daily Trip 06 November 2017

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We had four whale watching tours today in a South East wind...

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Daily Trip 06 November 2017

Daily Trip 05 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 6, 2017

Vocal whales with gorgeous tails…

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Daily Trip 05 November 2017

Daily Trip 04 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 5, 2017

4 beautiful trips on a perfect summers day...

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Daily Trip 04 November 2017

Daily Trip 03 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 4, 2017

A sightings rich day on the water...

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Daily Trip 03 November 2017

Daily Trip 02 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 2, 2017

Today, we witnessed quite a worrying event in the bay…

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Daily Trip 02 November 2017

Daily Trip 01 November 2017

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Today was another picture perfect day on the ocean, with us having a wide variety of spectacular sightings…

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Daily Trip 01 November 2017

Daily Trip 31 October 2017

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We were in for a super Halloween treat today when we arrived at Geyser Rock to find our very first pup of the season...

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Daily Trip 31 October 2017

Daily Trip 30 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 30, 2017

With only 3 trips out today, our first launch was a little later, with us hitting the sea at around 10 to see what all was out there and the sightings certainly did not disappoint…

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Daily Trip 30 October 2017

Daily Trip 29 October 2017

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We keep having amazing sightings out in the bay, with the wind still pumping enough to get the whales a little excited…

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Daily Trip 29 October 2017

Daily Trip 28 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 28, 2017

We had all of the members of the Marine Big 5 come out and play today…

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Daily Trip 28 October 2017

Daily Trip 27 October 2017

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As the wind picked up...so did the whales...

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Daily Trip 27 October 2017

Daily Trip 26 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 26, 2017

Whale watching on the Atlantic…the adventure of a lifetime…

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Daily Trip 26 October 2017

Daily Trip 25 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 25, 2017

A swell day watching moms and calves in the shallows...

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Daily Trip 25 October 2017

Daily Trip 24 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 24, 2017

Another no sea day has come and gone and it seems as though we will be on the water every day for the next while, which is great news for us....

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Daily Trip 24 October 2017

Daily Trip 22 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 23, 2017

A perfect sea day with perfect whales...

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Daily Trip 22 October 2017

Daily Trip 20 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 21, 2017

We had a shark on the first trip, some dolphins on the second and a whale tail or two on the last trip of the day...

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Daily Trip 20 October 2017

Daily Trip 19 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 19, 2017

Although a little windy, we had a great day out on the Atlantic with beautiful whales on both of our trips...

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Daily Trip 19 October 2017

Daily Trip 18 October 2017

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4 trips, all with gorgeous whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 18 October 2017

Daily Trip 17 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 17, 2017

Rain; that lovely, liquid-y thing that forces us to put our cameras away and actually -fully- indulge in the magnificent experience that is watching 60 ton giants…

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Daily Trip 17 October 2017

Daily Trip 14 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 14, 2017

We had a swell day out and about in the bay today…

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Daily Trip 14 October 2017

Daily Trip 13 October 2017

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Sun, sea spray, waves and whales....

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Daily Trip 13 October 2017

Daily Trip 11 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 11, 2017

A day filled with absolutely wow sightings!!

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Daily Trip 11 October 2017

Daily Trip 07 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 8, 2017

Mothers and calves are taking over from the mating groups and we're loving it....

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Daily Trip 07 October 2017

Daily Trip 06 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 6, 2017

An epic day out on the water with the right whales to watch…

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Daily Trip 06 October 2017

Daily Trip 05 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 5, 2017

Many large whales in our small “little” bay…

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Daily Trip 05 October 2017

Daily Trip 02 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 3, 2017

Perfect weather with perfect sightings...

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Daily Trip 02 October 2017

Daily Trip 01 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 1, 2017

The comeback of the Humpback Dolphin…

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Daily Trip 01 October 2017

Daily Trip 30 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 30, 2017

We had 3 trips out on the water today, with our marine mammals outshining their fishy and feathered friends....

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Daily Trip 30 September 2017

Daily Trip 29 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 29, 2017

Whale season is definitely at it’s peak with tons (excuse the pun) of Southern Right Whales gracing our shores at the moment....

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Daily Trip 29 September 2017

Daily Trip 28 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 28, 2017

3 days after our last sea day, we head out with no idea what to expect...

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Daily Trip 28 September 2017

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 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 05 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 5, 2017

With some wind in the bay, the animals were definitely out to play as we had 2 members of the Marine Big 5 partaking in a little breaching action…

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Daily Trip 05 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 31 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 31, 2017

We may not enjoy a little bit of wind, but our birds and our whales seem to…

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Daily Trip 31 August 2017

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