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

Daily Trip 15 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 16, 2018

We had a lovely adventure out on Dream Catcher...

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Daily Trip 15 January 2018

Daily Trip 14 January 2017

Posted by Jax on January 15, 2018

Today we left Kleinbaai harbour in almost perfect conditions...

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Daily Trip 14 January 2017

Daily Trip 13 January 2017

Posted by Jax on January 14, 2018

Treated to a beautiful day on the water...

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Daily Trip 13 January 2017

Daily Trip 11 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 11, 2018

2 different species of Dolphin on both trips always makes for an awesome day...

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Daily Trip 11 January 2018

Daily Blog 09 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 9, 2018

The swells did calm down from yesterday and...

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Daily Blog 09 January 2018

Daily Blog 07 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 7, 2018

We Started our trip with a bit of a drizzle, but everyone...

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Daily Blog 07 January 2018

Daily Blog 06 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 6, 2018

The day started off overcast and a little chilly but the sky cleared up soon and...

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Daily Blog 06 January 2018

Daily Blog 03 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 3, 2018

It has been a hot summer day with some wind from south east...

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Daily Blog 03 January 2018

Daily Blog 02 January 2018

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 2, 2018

We got to see two different species of dolphins today...

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Daily Blog 02 January 2018

Daily Blog 31 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 31, 2017

So we ended our year on Whale Whisperer and what a wonderful day...

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Daily Blog 31 December 2017

Daily Blog 30 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 30, 2017

After a stop close to the estuary of Uilnkraalsmond...

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Daily Blog 30 December 2017

Daily Trip 29 December 2017

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Cape Cormorants by the thousands!

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Daily Trip 29 December 2017

Daily Blog 28 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 28, 2017

It was a sunny day in Gansbaai and the surroundings but during the day the wind picked up and caused a little chop on the water...

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Daily Blog 28 December 2017

Daily Blog 24 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 24, 2017

It has been another sunny day with some light wind from the west, which stared to pick up during our trip...

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Daily Blog 24 December 2017

Daily Trip 22 December 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 22, 2017

Today started overcast but with a flat and calm sea...

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Daily Trip 22 December 2017

Daily Trip 21 December 2017

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Southern Right Whales and a potential Elephant Seal...

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Daily Trip 21 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 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 08 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 8, 2017

Incredible visibility and the Marine Big 5, we could not have had a better trip...

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Daily Trip 08 December 2017

Daily Trip 05 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 7, 2017

A little bit of wind and a lot of whales!

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Daily Trip 05 December 2017

Daily Trip 03 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 3, 2017

At long last, the return of the White Shark to Dream Catcher trips....and some epic whale tail action.

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Daily Trip 03 December 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 Blog 26 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 26, 2017

During the whole day we had some wind from the south east and plenty of whales...

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Daily Blog 26 November 2017

Daily Blog 25 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 25, 2017

On our two trips today we enjoyed the company of a Southern Right whale Mum and calf on both tours...

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Daily Blog 25 November 2017

Daily Blog 24 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 24, 2017

What an amazing day at sea...

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Daily Blog 24 November 2017

Daily Blog 19 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 19, 2017

Today was a good day, we started our trip launching from Gansbaai harbour because of the tide...

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Daily Blog 19 November 2017

Daily Blog 18 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 18, 2017

The conditions today were nice, only a fair bit of wind and flat water...

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Daily Blog 18 November 2017

Daily Blog 17 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 17, 2017

We had a light breeze blowing in the morning and lot of sunshine throughout the day...

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Daily Blog 17 November 2017

Daily Blog 16 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 16, 2017

The day started off a bit overcast and some light rain but the sky cleared up very soon...

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Daily Blog 16 November 2017

Daily Blog 15 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 15, 2017

We had another day with some southerly wind and lots of sunshine...

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Daily Blog 15 November 2017

Daily Blog 14 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 14, 2017

Our intrepid whale watchers today braved a very wet day to go out and see our lovely Southern Right whales.

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Daily Blog 14 November 2017

Daily Blog 13 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 13, 2017

Today was overcast but in the afternoon the wind picked up and some sunrays made it through the thick layer of clouds. However...

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Daily Blog 13 November 2017

Daily Blog 12 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 12, 2017

We are very fortunate to still have our friendly gentle giants in the bay...

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Daily Blog 12 November 2017

Daily Blog 11 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 11, 2017

The day started off sunny with a calm ocean, so where the whales we spotted in the bay...

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Daily Blog 11 November 2017

Daily Blog 10 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 10, 2017

Our day started partly cloudy with turquoise water all over the bay...

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Daily Blog 10 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 19 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 20, 2017

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 12 September 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 12, 2017

The wind calmed down a lot since yesterday and some more...

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Daily Trip 12 September 2017

Daily Trip 11 September 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 11, 2017

Today started with a light wind from north-west and overcast but...

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Daily Trip 11 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

27 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 27, 2017

The meaning of ‘breach’, to rise and break through the surface of the water...

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27 August 2017

26 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 26, 2017

We started our day with two very relaxed Southern right whales not even 10 minutes out of Kleinbaao harbour...

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26 August 2017

Daily Trip 07 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 8, 2017

With 3 completely different trips today, it is always amazing to see just how drastically our oceans can change in only a couple of hours....

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Daily Trip 07 August 2017

Daily Trip 14 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 14, 2017

Doing a reverse trip we hoped to find some whales at Danger Point...

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Daily Trip 14 July 2017

Daily Trip 13 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 13, 2017

We started our trip with a raft of African penguins...

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Daily Trip 13 July 2017

Daily Trip 06 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 6, 2017

Today we had a bit more wind than the last few days but we still got to see some marine life in the bay...

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Daily Trip 06 July 2017

Daily Trip 05 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 5, 2017

Another great day with some Humpback whale activity...

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Daily Trip 05 July 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 29 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 29, 2017

A whale-of-a-time...

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Daily Trip 29 June 2017

Daily Trip 27 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 27, 2017

We launched in the afternoon for a whale watching from our harbour in Kleinbaai...

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Daily Trip 27 June 2017

Daily Trip 26 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 26, 2017

Slowly but surely the whale season is starting...

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Daily Trip 26 June 2017

Daily Trip 15 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 15, 2017

Although we had some swell running into the bay, we managed to have some great sightings of marine life...

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Daily Trip 15 June 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 06 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 6, 2017

We launched into a perfect flat sea touching beautiful blue sky...

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Daily Trip 06 June 2017

Daily Trip 02 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 2, 2017

It was a beautiful autumn day with lots of sunshine and a calm sea...

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Daily Trip 02 June 2017

Daily Trip 29 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 29, 2017

Due to low tide we launched once again from the little fishing village Gansbaai...

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Daily Trip 29 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

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

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