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Boat Based Tours Gansbaai - 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 09 July 2018

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A truly unforgettable trip at sea...

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Daily Trip 09 July 2018

Daily Trip 08 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 9, 2018

Another beautiful day filled with wonderful whales!

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Daily Trip 08 July 2018

Daily Trip 07 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 7, 2018

Two trips with incredible Humpback Whale sightings and gorgeous weather too!!!

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Daily Trip 07 July 2018

Daily Trip 06 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 6, 2018

Two different species of whales, and lots of them!

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Daily Trip 06 July 2018

Daily Trip 05 July 2018

Posted by Intern MDA on July 5, 2018

We launched out of Kleinbaai harbour this morning eager to find some whales...

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Daily Trip 05 July 2018

Daily Trip 04 July 2018

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With beautiful blue skies, today was a good day to search for our marine big 5...

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Daily Trip 04 July 2018

Daily Trip 30 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 30, 2018

We got to see some weird and wonderful creatures out on today's tour...

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Daily Trip 30 June 2018

Daily Trip 29 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 29, 2018

We had a fantastic trip out on Dream Catcher, spotting the Marine Big 5 and more...

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Daily Trip 29 June 2018

Daily Trip 28 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 28, 2018

A breaching Humpback Whale and a host of pelagic bird species? Today was definitely tough to beat!

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Daily Trip 28 June 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 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 11 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 11, 2018

A really adventurous day at sea...

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Daily Trip 11 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 27 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 27, 2018

A perfect day for a penguin release...

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Daily Trip 27 May 2018

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 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 05 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 6, 2018

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 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 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

Daily Trip 21 April 2018

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Our trip began today in almost perfect conditions, very little swell and wind...

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Daily Trip 21 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 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 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

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 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 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 29 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 29, 2018

An awesome day of sightings on Dream Catcher...

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Daily Trip 29 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 26 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 27, 2018

Whales! Whales! Whales!

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Daily Trip 26 March 2018

Daily Trip 23 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 24, 2018

Another acrobatic display by our dolphins...

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Daily Trip 23 March 2018

Daily Trip 20 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 20, 2018

Amazing conditions and beautiful wildlife sightings....

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Daily Trip 20 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 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 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 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 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

HMS Birkenhead Memorial 2018

Posted by Jax on February 26, 2018

We set out bright and early this morning to commemorate the courageous actions of the crew aboard the HMS Birkenhead...

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HMS Birkenhead Memorial 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 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 14 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 15, 2018

A perfect but misty day out on the ocean....

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Daily Trip 14 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 08 February 2018

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On board our trusty whale watching vessel, Dream Catcher, we set off in search of Gansbaai’s Marine Big 5....

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Daily Trip 08 February 2018

Daily Trip 07 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 8, 2018

An active Copper Shark and our incredible Cape Fur Seals...

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Daily Trip 07 February 2018

Daily Trip 06 February 2018

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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 04 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 4, 2018

We were incredibly spoiled by all the cetaceans out there today...

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Daily Trip 04 February 2018

Daily Trip 03 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 3, 2018

A lovely summer day and a seal that's wreaking havoc...

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Daily Trip 03 February 2018

Daily Trip 02 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 2, 2018

The Marine Big 5 and a birders paradise....

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Daily Trip 02 February 2018

Daily Trip 01 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 1, 2018

Once in a blue moon and how this affects our tides....

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Daily Trip 01 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 26 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 26, 2018

We got to see a baby Brydes Whale, again!

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Daily Trip 26 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 24 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 24, 2018

A Blue Shark in the Deep Blue...

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Daily Trip 24 January 2018

Daily Trip 23 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 23, 2018

We had a lot of fun in shark alley today with incredible visibility and a brave little seal...

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Daily Trip 23 January 2018

Daily Trip 22 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 22, 2018

A Bronze Whaler and a beautiful sea day...

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Daily Trip 22 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 17 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 17, 2018

Celebrating Hump day with some theatrical humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 17 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 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 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 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 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 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 13 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 14, 2017

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

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Daily Trip 13 October 2017

Daily Trip 10 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 10, 2017

With a light South Easterly blowing this morning, we set out on Dream Catcher and got more than we bargained for…

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Daily Trip 10 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 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 14 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 15, 2017

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 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

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