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cape gannet - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 12 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 12, 2018

We set off from Kleinbaai harbour in touch of swell and wind but were filled with anticipation of what we might see today...

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Daily Trip 12 March 2018

Daily Trip 11 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on

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 09 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 10, 2018

Once more we had a great day at sea in perfect conditions...

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Daily Trip 09 March 2018

Daily Trip 08 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 8, 2018

Our first sighting came rather quickly today, just as we approached The Shallows, our spotter found us two Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 08 March 2018

Daily Trip 05 March

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 6, 2018

What an excellent day on the water filled with some amazing wildlife...

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Daily Trip 05 March

Daily Trip 28 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 28, 2018

Our trip today started in the shallows, where we were greeted by a small pod of three Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins, our rarest coastal cetacean...

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Daily Trip 28 February 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 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 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 08 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2018

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 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 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 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 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 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 06 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 6, 2017

We saw Great White Sharks on our Whale Watching tours today...

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Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 5, 2017

Today, we had an unexpected surprise when....

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Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 28, 2017

It’s really starting to feel like Whale Season here with our sightings picking up wonderfully...

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Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Daily Trip 22 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 22, 2017

We had a whale of a time today with all three species popping up for us....

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Daily Trip 22 July 2017

Daily Trip 21 June 2017

Posted by Jax on July 21, 2017

A lovely day back out on the water with 4 of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 21 June 2017

Daily Trip 01 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 1, 2017

Another great day in whale season after another no sea day...

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Daily Trip 01 July 2017

Daily Trip 10 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 10, 2017

After a heavy storm over the last few days we had still a little bit of wind blowing and creating a little chop...

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Daily Trip 10 June 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 18 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 18, 2017

The good weather is just continuing the whole week...

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Daily Trip 18 May 2017

Daily Trip 17 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 17, 2017

Today was another beautiful calm day...

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Daily Trip 17 May 2017

Daily Trip 14 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 14, 2017

A Happy Mothers day with 2 species of whale and more...

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Daily Trip 14 May 2017

Daily Trip 10 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 10, 2017

A naughty seal pup takes his fun and games a little too far...

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Daily Trip 10 May 2017

Daily Trip 09 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 9, 2017

Sun, sea and some gorgeous marine animals...

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Daily Trip 09 May 2017

Daily Trip 05 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 5, 2017

Kira's priceless birthday present? 3 Common Dolphin sightings and birds galore...

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Daily Trip 05 May 2017

Daily Trip 02 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 2, 2017

It was an interesting day out on the water with a gorgeous, sunny start...

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Daily Trip 02 May 2017

30 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 30, 2017

After yesterday’s blistering berg wind, today’s overcast weather was very welcome...

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30 April 2017

17 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 17, 2017

4 of the Marine Big 5 including the elusive...

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17 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

12 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 12, 2017

Today's trip? Golden, absolutely golden...

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12 April 2017

11 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 11, 2017

Only a couple of moments after leaving the harbour, we had our first sighting, which was...

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11 April 2017

10 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 10, 2017

Cape Cormorants and some Common Dolphins...

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10 April 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

08 April 2017

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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

04 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 4, 2017

It was a busy day out at sea with two trips...

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04 April 2017

02 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 2, 2017

Today, we had an exciting ride out on Whale Whisperer...

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02 April 2017

01 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 1, 2017

The worlds largest bony fish and a tonne of seabirds...

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01 April 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

27 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 27, 2017

101 Dalmatians? Try 101 African Penguins....

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27 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

07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on March 7, 2017

A Cape Gannet recovery on a beautiful day...

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07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

06 March 2017 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Jax on March 6, 2017

The Marine big 5 and our favorite little black birds...

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06 March 2017 | Marine Big 5

26 February 2017 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 26, 2017

Due to low tide we launched a bit later than usual. It was a lovely day, but a cold south easterly breeze was blowing towards us...

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26 February 2017 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

25 February 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

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Today, we launched out of Gansbaai Harbour and got to see...

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25 February 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

11 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 12, 2017

A beautiful day to be a birder...

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11 February 2017

10 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 10, 2017

Flamingos on the beach and cormorants in the bay...

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10 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

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

04 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on February 4, 2017

A birder's paradise with a Sabine's Gull, hundreds of gannets and a couple of Shearwaters...

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04 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours

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

23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on January 23, 2017

A glorious trip on a misty morning....

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23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

24 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 24, 2016

We were very glad to be back on the boat after a couple of no sea days...

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24 April 2016

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