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gansbaai - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

World Dolphin Day 2017

Posted by Anwynn Louw on April 14, 2017

Dolphin... The word alone conjures images of freedom and grace. For the entire history of humankind man has felt a strong affinity for these beautiful creatures.

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World Dolphin Day 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

26 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 27, 2017

Where there's gannets there's usually the chance of seeing a...

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26 March 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

Posted by Anwynn Louw on

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

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21 March 2017 | Pelagic Encounters

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

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

18 February | Eco Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 18, 2017

Today was partly cloudy and some light breeze was blowing from the west...

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18 February | Eco Marine Big 5 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

02 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Jax on February 2, 2017

We had a great day out at sea, with our first sighting including a familiar face...

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02 February 2017 | 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

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

08 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 8, 2017

It was a perfect day to spend some time out at sea...

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08 January 2017 | Marine Safari

07 January 2017 | Wildlife Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 7, 2017

Today was partly cloudy and a light southerly wind was blowing...

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07 January 2017 | Wildlife Tours

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

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

17 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 17, 2016

Marine Big 5...

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17 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours Gansbaai

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

10 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 10, 2016

Although a little breeze was bling we had a great day out at sea...

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10 December 2016 | Marine Big 5 Tours

07 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 7, 2016

What a picture perfect day to be out at sea...

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07 December 2016 | Boat Based Tours

30 November 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 30, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had perfect weather conditions but sadly the whales eluded us...

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30 November 2016 | Marine Big 5

Pelagic Encounters | 27 November 2016

Posted by Anwynn Louw on November 28, 2016

Pelagic Encounters was excited to be back on sea on the 27th November 2016 for a bird tour...

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Pelagic Encounters | 27 November 2016

26 November 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 26, 2016

Today we had some wind blowing from south east, which made it a little chilled out at sea although the sun was shining...

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26 November 2016 | Whale Watching

23 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 23, 2016

On our two whale watching trips today, in beautiful calm seas, we saw Southern Right whale mothers with calves once again in the Pearly Beach area...

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23 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

21 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 21, 2016

On our three whale watching tours today we were successful in finding Southern Right whales...

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21 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

20 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 20, 2016

We got out on one whale watching tour today before the wind came up...

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20 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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

17 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 17, 2016

We went out on two whale watches today and what an unbelievable day it was...

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17 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

12 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 12, 2016

After spending two days back on land due to bad weather we were once blessed again to find some whales...

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12 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

06 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 6, 2016

Today was the perfect weather to be out at sea...

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06 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

27 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 27, 2016

Today was overcast but it didn't affect our sisghtinga at all...

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27 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on

Today we've been once lucky again and spotted some Southern Right whales...

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26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

25 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 25, 2016

Dream Catcher went out on four whale watching trips today in beautiful, sunny weather...

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25 October 2016 | Whale Watching

24 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 24, 2016

What a fantastic day to be out at sea and do some whale watching...

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24 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

21 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 21, 2016

On our three whale watches today we had some slightly choppy seas, but Southern Right whales on every trip...

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21 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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

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20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

19 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 19, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had an awesome time with the Southern Right whales...

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19 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

18 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 18, 2016

There was a bit of a breeze blowing today, but it didn't stop us getting out on two whale watching trips...

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18 October 2016 | Whale Watching

17 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on

It was another great day in the bay although the wind was picking up during the day...

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17 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

15 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 15, 2016

We ran two really successful whale watches today in nice, calm seas and saw a number of Southern Right whales on both trips...

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15 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

13 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 13, 2016

It was great to be back out at sea after two days on land due to bad weather...

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13 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

10 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 10, 2016

We had fantastic sightings today, with all the Marine Big 5...

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10 October 2016 | Whale Watching

12 September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 12, 2016

The weather was better than the forecast...

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12 September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

04 September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 4, 2016

Today we had one trip on Dream Catcher and during our trip we stopped by...

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04 September 2016 | Whale Watching

29 August 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 29, 2016

Today was a perfect day to be out at sea and look for some whales...

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29 August 2016 | Marine Big 5

15 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 15, 2016

What an exciting day out at sea...

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15 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

6 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 7, 2016

The day started off with some Southern Right whales in Pearly Beach...

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6 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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

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

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

Posted by Anwynn Louw on

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

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

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

08 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 8, 2016

We truly had an amazing day out at sea, with the Marine Big 5 and more...

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08 June 2016

6 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 6, 2016

Words truly can’t describe our great experience on board the Whale Whisperer...

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6 June 2016

5 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 5, 2016

Due to springtide we launched from Gansbaai harbour...

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5 June 2016

4 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on

The whale watching season has officially started...

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4 June 2016

29 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 30, 2016

Just after launching from our harbour in Kleinbaai, we were heading towards Danger Point into deeper waters...

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29 May 2016

10 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 11, 2016

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

The best day ever…featuring some Orca’s!

Posted by Jax on April 14, 2016

A once in a lifetime experience...

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The best day ever…featuring some Orca’s!

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

25 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 25, 2016

Our trip today was an exciting one...

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25 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

9 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 9, 2016

Today’s trip took place on a pretty choppy sea. However...

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9 March 2016

6 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 6, 2016

What a stunning day out on the water...

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6 March 2016

8 January 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 8, 2016

This morning started a bit chilly but it didn’t affect our amazing sightings we had today...

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8 January 2015

Killer Whales in Gansbaai, South Africa

Posted by Anwynn Louw on October 31, 2015

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Killer Whales in Gansbaai, South Africa

1 August 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 1, 2015

Due to springtide we launched our vessel “Whale Whisperer” from the Gansbaai harbour...

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1 August 2015

Seal vs Shark

Posted by Anwynn Louw on July 8, 2015

Guests were in for a treat on the 7th July...

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Seal vs Shark

03 November 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on November 3, 2013

Whales, Penguins and Seals, Oh My! What an awesome day out on the water...

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03 November 2013

09 August 2013

Posted by Helen on August 9, 2013

We had a chilly start this morning, but it did not discourage the whales in the slightest as we had excellent sightings on each trip...

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09 August 2013

Dyer Island, South Africa

Posted by edna on August 1, 2012

The island is recognised as an Important Bird Area (IBA), which gives Dyer Island the same status as an IBA anywhere else in the world.

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Dyer Island, South Africa

Community Projects

Posted by edna on June 3, 2012

Our local community is very important to us and a key part of what we do, which is why we operate projects which include sponsorship of the local football team.

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Community Projects

Great white shark

Posted by edna on May 20, 2012

Gracious, beautiful, misunderstood - three words used by guests of Dyer Island Cruises after witnessing South Africa's most infamous marine species: The Great White Shark.

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Great white shark

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