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cape fur seal watching - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

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 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 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 21 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 21, 2017

“There’s always the day when they come back” and today…they did!!

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Daily Trip 21 October 2017

Daily Trip 20 October 2017

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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 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 12 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 12, 2017

It was a mother and calf kind of day, which ended in a very generous surprise by some of our amazing clients...

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Daily Trip 12 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 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 09 October 2017

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We have quite a few Southern Rights around at the moment, particularly in our bay, which has made for some great whale watching!

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Daily Trip 09 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

Daily Trip 18 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 19, 2017

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 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 29 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 29, 2017

Our first Southern Right Whale calf for the season, a boisterous pod of dolphins and a Sun Fish or two make for a great day…

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Daily Trip 29 July 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

08 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 9, 2017

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

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

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

25 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 25, 2017

3 Brydes Whales and an empty island...

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25 March 2017

24 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 24, 2017

The magic started early with the first sighting just outside the harbour...

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24 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

16 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 16, 2017

We had a truly spectacular time at the office today with our Marine Big 5 out in full swing...

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16 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

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

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

11 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 12, 2017

A beautiful day to be a birder...

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11 February 2017

08 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 8, 2017

Our first marine animal of the day was a...

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08 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

07 February 2016 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Jax on February 7, 2017

Our first sighting of the day was at our sister company's vessel, Slashfin....

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07 February 2016 | Eco Marine Trip

03 February 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 3, 2017

Today was a lovely day out at sea...

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03 February 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Cape fur seal

Posted by edna on May 22, 2012

With a local population of 60,000, it's no wonder our guests capture so many photographs of these wonderfully playful marine mammals.

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Cape fur seal

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