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dyer island cruises - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

17 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 17, 2017

Today was another beautiful calm day...

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17 May 2017

22 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 22, 2017

Shark Tagging and a Penguin with a mistaken identity...

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22 March 2017

21 March 2017 | Pelagic Encounters

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Seabirds on the move are for even the finest photographer, tricky subjects...

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21 March 2017 | Pelagic Encounters

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

01 March 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 1, 2017

It has been another sunny day, and perfect conditions to be out at sea...

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01 March 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

28 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 28, 2017

It has been a sunny day out at sea...

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28 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

27 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 27, 2017

Today we still had some wind blowing, but the swell dropped and we had a great time out at sea....

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27 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

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

15 February 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 15, 2017

Beautiful day out in the bay...

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15 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

09 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2017

This mornings trip started with an awesome....

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09 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

31 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 31, 2017

Our first sighting for the day was thousands of Cape cormorants outside our harbour...

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31 January 2017 | Marine Safari

29 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 29, 2017

Marine Big 5 today..

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29 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

28 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 28, 2017

After a day back on land we launched at lunchtime for a eco tour...

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28 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

25 January 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 25, 2017

Today we were launching at 10 o’clock from the Kleinbaai harbour and were heading along the coast towards Uilenkraalsmond...

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25 January 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

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

22 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 22, 2017

We were surrounded by Bryde’s whales...

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22 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

21 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

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Today we were heading straight to our sister company Marine Dynamics to see the Great White shark...

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21 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

20 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 20, 2017

On our daily eco tour we spotted today, four out of the Marine Big 5...

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20 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

19 January 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 19, 2017

It was raining this morning, but by the time we launched it stopped and we had a great trip cruising through the bay...

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19 January 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

18 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 18, 2017

It was a nice calm day out at sea...

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18 January 2017 | Marine Safari

11 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 11, 2017

Once again we have been blessed to spend two great hours out at sea...

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11 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

09 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 9, 2017

Our guest on board were able to see four out of the Marine Big5...

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09 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours

02 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 2, 2017

Today we launched for the first time in the new year...

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02 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

31 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 31, 2016

It was a great last day of the year 2016...

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31 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

30 December 2016 | Eco Trips

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 30, 2016

Today we have been out again to see what we can find in the bay...

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30 December 2016 | Eco Trips

28 December 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 28, 2016

Another great summer day aboard our vessel Dream Catcher...

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28 December 2016 | Marine Big 5

27 December 2016 | Wildlife Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 27, 2016

It was partly cloudy during the whole day and a light breeze was blowing towards the coast...

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27 December 2016 | Wildlife Tours

26 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 26, 2016

After a long weekend back on land, it was great to go to sea...

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26 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

21 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 21, 2016

Due to bad weather moving into our region this afternoon we launched a bit earlier than usual...

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21 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

20 December 2016 | Bird Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 20, 2016

The bay was full of marine life again...

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20 December 2016 | Bird Watching Gansbaai

19 December 2016 | Wildlife Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 19, 2016

This morning was quite misty, but by the time we launched our vessel Dream Catcher the sky cleared up...

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19 December 2016 | Wildlife Tours

18 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 18, 2016

Great day, great sightings!

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18 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

16 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 16, 2016

It was a beautiful morning and a perfect day to be out at sea...

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16 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

15 December 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 15, 2016

We had another great eco tour today...

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15 December 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

13 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 13, 2016

Today we had a little bit more wind blowing than yesterday, but we still enjoyed the whole trip...

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13 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 South Africa

04 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 4, 2016

Once again our first sighting for today was a African penguin, how lucky.

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04 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

29 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 29, 2016

Another great day at sea, with some marine life...

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29 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

28 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 28, 2016

Another perfect day to spend on our vessel Dream Catcher...

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28 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

18 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 18, 2016

Today was definitely a spy-hopping day for the Southern Right whales...

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18 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 8, 2016

Today we have been heading towards Pearly Beach straight away to find some Southern Right whales...

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08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 21, 2016

It was a perfect day to be out at sea...

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20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

06 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 6, 2016

Although it was a bit overcast we had an amazing day out at sea...

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06 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

25 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 25, 2016

We had another successful whale watching day...

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25 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

22 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 22, 2016

We truly had amazing sightings, which we can’t describe with words...

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22 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

15 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 15, 2016

We had beautiful, calm seas when we headed out on our morning whale watch today...

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15 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

13 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 13, 2016

It was a lovely day in spring with a lot of sunshine and some southerly wind blowing...

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13 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

11 September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 11, 2016

What a great day!

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11 September 2016 | Whale Watching

03 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 3, 2016

Unfortunately the whales were not up for visitors today but that didn’t mean we were completely out of marine life...

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03 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

30 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 30, 2016

It was a lovely day to be out on the water once again...

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30 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

26 August 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 26, 2016

It has been another great day with whale activity in the Pearly Beach area...

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26 August 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

23 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 23, 2016

After two days back on land it was great to see what’s going on out there in the bay...

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23 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

20 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 21, 2016

We just had another three stunning trips before some bad weather and wind hits us...

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20 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

19 August 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 20, 2016

The day started off overcast, but the sun was shining in the afternoon...

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19 August 2016 | Whale Watching

18 August 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 18, 2016

It was overcast the whole day, but that didn't influence our whale sightings for today...

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18 August 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

17 August 2016 | Whale Watching Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 17, 2016

Another day out in the bay with some whale sightings...

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17 August 2016 | Whale Watching Tours

16 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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Today we launched from Gansbaai harbor due to a low tide...

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16 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

9 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 10, 2016

We had sunshine again the whole day and only later on the wind picked up...

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9 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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

Whale Watching

Posted by Anwynn Louw on August 4, 2016

Why should you be going whale watching this year?

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Whale Watching

09 July 2016 Whale Watching

Posted by Anwynn Louw on July 12, 2016

A magical Marine Big 5 expedition...

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09 July 2016 Whale Watching

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

25 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 25, 2016

As our clients mentioned, we had perfect conditions out at sea...

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25 June 2016

24 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 24, 2016

Another great day out on the water...

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24 June 2016

23 June 2016 – The Southern Rights are here!

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 23, 2016

First Southern Right whale for this season...

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23 June 2016 – The Southern Rights are here!

World Ocean Day Treat – 08 June 2016

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Our oceans still hold so many secrets and stories just waiting for us to discover!

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World Ocean Day Treat – 08 June 2016

22 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 22, 2016

We had a stunning day out at sea with great conditions, calm sea and no wind...

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22 June 2016

21 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 21, 2016

Another day where we spotted all Marine Big5!

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21 June 2016

17 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 17, 2016

Today we launched at eleven o' clock and headed straight towards Uilenkraalsmond...

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17 June 2016

14 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 14, 2016

What a great day out at sae we will definitely cherish...

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14 June 2016

12 & 13 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 13, 2016

Two great days out at sea!

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12 & 13 June 2016

11 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 11, 2016

After two no sea days we still had some swells running in, but we had a great trip out at sea today...

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11 June 2016

7 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 7, 2016

We were slowly leaving the Kleinbaai harbour thought the small channel this morning...

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7 June 2016

4 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 5, 2016

The whale watching season has officially started...

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4 June 2016

11 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 11, 2016

a beautiful pod of Common Dolphins on a sunny day in the bay...

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11 May 2016

10 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on

It was a perfect day to be out at sea and well unusual for this time of the year so we definitely did appreciate it...

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10 May 2016

4 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 4, 2016

Today was a nice, sunny day out on the water...

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4 May 2016

Pelagic Birding Cruise | Pelagic Encounters

Posted by Anwynn Louw on

Dyer Island Cruises now offers pelagic birding trips from Kleinbaai, Gansbaai to explore our diverse ecosystem formed by the continental shelf drop-off and the Agulhas Current.

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Pelagic Birding Cruise | Pelagic Encounters

3 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 3, 2016

Another stunning day out at sea...

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3 May 2016

2 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 2, 2016

A perfect start into the new week as well as to be out on the ocean...

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2 May 2016

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

15 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 15, 2016

Seal predation, Sunfish and Sooty Shearwaters...

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15 April 2016

14 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 14, 2016

A beautiful day filled with 4 of the Marine Big 5….

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14 April 2016

12 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 12, 2016

We set out on Whale Whisperer, our smaller eco-tour vessel, today...

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12 April 2016

8 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 9, 2016

We had another awesome day out there....

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8 April 2016

5 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 5, 2016

What a stunning day out on the water....

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5 April 2016

31 March 2016

Posted by Jax on April 1, 2016

We had two wonderful sightings out on the water today…

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31 March 2016

29 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 29, 2016

Today’s trip was pretty wet and definitely one for the books...

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29 March 2016

28 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 28, 2016

Today we had a shark sighting to remember...

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28 March 2016

24 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 24, 2016

At the beginning of our trip, we were greeted with the sight of a...

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24 March 2016

22 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 22, 2016

The sea looked pretty still from the harbour...

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22 March 2016

19 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 19, 2016

We set out on Dream Catcher bright and early this morning...

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19 March  2016

13 March 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 13, 2016

What an exciting day aboard our vessel Whale Whisperer. Just outside the harbour we spotted a juvenile African penguin...

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13 March 2016

25 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 25, 2016

Beautiful day and amazing sightings...

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25 February 2016

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