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great white shark - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

28 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 28, 2017

Up close and personal with a Brydes Whale and the return of our favorite fishy friends...

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28 April 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

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

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

27 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 27, 2017

101 Dalmatians? Try 101 African Penguins....

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27 March 2017

26 March 2017

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

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26 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

23 March 2017

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Frolicking marine mammals on a big 5 kind of day...

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23 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

15 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 15, 2017

It was an awesome day on the ocean...

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15 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

11 March 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on March 11, 2017

An exciting day out at sea with our first sighting being one of the elusive...

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11 March 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

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

08 March 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on March 8, 2017

A Southern Right Whale and a breaching Sunfish...

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08 March 2017 | Marine Safari

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

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

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

01 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Jax on February 1, 2017

A feeding seal and a very relaxed Brydes Whale...

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01 February 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

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

26 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 26, 2017

Today we had some south easterly wind blowing into the bay and a lot of sunshine...

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26 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Tours

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

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

14 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 14, 2017

Great day, great sightings...

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14 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

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

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

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

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

03 December 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 3, 2016

Our first sighting for today was a juvenile African penguin close to Franskraal...

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03 December 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

01 December 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on December 1, 2016

On our first Eco-tour of the season our passengers were unbelievably lucky as we spotted a Mother and calf Southern Right whale pair just out of the harbour!...

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01 December 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

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

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

25 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 25, 2016

On a calm, sunny and warm day here we enjoyed two different, but successful whale watching tours...

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25 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

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

19 November 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on

We ran two whale watching tours today and continue to have amazing encounters with the small number of Southern Right whales left in Pearly Beach...

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19 November 2016 | Whale Watching

16 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 16, 2016

Another day with some Southern Right whale sightings...

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16 November 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

15 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on

After a couple of days we were unable to get to sea due to the weather, we went out on two trips today...

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15 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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

07 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 7, 2016

We ran two very successful whale watching tours today in nice calm seas...

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07 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

05 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 6, 2016

We went out on three whale watching trips today in beautiful weather after two days of wind...

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05 November 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

02 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on November 2, 2016

We are very happy to say that we ran three very successful trips today as we found some Southern Right whales again on every trip...

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02 November 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

01 November 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 1, 2016

Due to low tide we launched once again from the Gansbaai harbour...

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01 November 2016 | Whale Watching

31 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 31, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had some swells to contend with...

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31 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

30 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 30, 2016

On our three whale watching tours today we had nice weather but mixed sightings...

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30 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

29 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 29, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we saw Bryde's whales, the whales we have here year round...

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29 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

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

23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 24, 2016

On our three whale watching tours today we were treated to some very active Southern Right whales on every trip...

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23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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

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

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

14 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 14, 2016

What an amazing day...

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14 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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

08 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 8, 2016

On our boat Dream Catcher today we took two whale watching tours. It was sunny and quite calm...

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08 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

07 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 7, 2016

We were on the water for three whale watching trips today...

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07 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

05 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 5, 2016

Once again sunny skies (mostly) and calm seas greeted us on our three whale watches today...

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05 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

04 October 2016 | Whale Watching

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The weather today was incredible, with very calm seas and warm sunshine...

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04 October 2016 | Whale Watching

03 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 3, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we saw Mum and calf Southern Right whales in Pearly Beach again...

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03 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

02 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 2, 2016

Today's passengers braved a little wind out there, but were rewarded with an active mother and calf pair on both trips...

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02 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

01 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 1, 2016

Once again we had calm seas and sunny skies today and we got out on the water for three trips to see the whales, sharks and seals...

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01 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 30, 2016

After four days off the water due to bad weather, we were finally able to go out to sea again...

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30 September 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

23 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 24, 2016

What another beautiful day out at sea...

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23 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

21 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 21, 2016

Once again the weather was kind to us today and we had two calm and sunny tours...

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21 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

19th September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 19, 2016

Today we ran two whale watching trips in sunny and calm conditions...

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19th September 2016 | Whale Watching

14 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 14, 2016

We went out on two great whale watch trips today...

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14 September 2016 | Boat Based 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

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

6 September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 6, 2016

After a no sea day yesterday it was great to be back on the boat and...

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6 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

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

27 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 27, 2016

The morning started off beautiful before some mist came up...

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27 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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

25 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 25, 2016

Today we had four trips on our vessel Whale Whisperer...

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25 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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

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