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

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 24 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 24, 2017

Another no sea day has come and gone and it seems as though we will be on the water every day for the next while, which is great news for us....

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Daily Trip 24 October 2017

Daily Trip 21 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 21, 2017

“There’s always the day when they come back” and today…they did!!

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Daily Trip 21 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 28 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 28, 2017

3 days after our last sea day, we head out with no idea what to expect...

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Daily Trip 28 September 2017

Daily Trip 24 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 25, 2017

Today, we celebrated our amazing natural heritage with some exciting Southern Right Whale encounters...

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Daily Trip 24 September 2017

Daily Trip 21 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 21, 2017

We would have charged our clients extra for the breaching action we experienced on Trip 2 but that would be a - breach - of contract...

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Daily Trip 21 September 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 17 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 17, 2017

Both trips got lucky today, spotting 2 different species of whale and a few other members of the Marine Big 5…

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Daily Trip 17 September 2017

Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 16, 2017

Kleinbaai appears to be the bay to be in at the moment…

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Daily Trip 16 September 2017

Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 15, 2017

After only 5 minutes at sea we stumbled across a couple of….

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Daily Trip 15 September 2017

Daily Trip 14 September 2017

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It was a 4 trip kind of day today with moody skies clearing to a patchy blue sky over a picture perfect ocean...

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Daily Trip 14 September 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 09 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 9, 2017

After having been land bound for 2 days, it was great to get back out there today with two trips, both of which had some gorgeous whales!

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Daily Trip 09 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

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 01 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 1, 2017

Spring has sprung with a touch of Summer...the Humpback Dolphin!

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Daily Trip 01 September 2017

Daily Trip 29 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 29, 2017

This morning, our whale sightings were absolutely outstanding with the Southern Rights pulling out all of the stops to ensure memories that will last a lifetime...

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Daily Trip 29 August 2017

Daily Trip 28 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 28, 2017

We had a spectacular time out on the ocean with a breaching brindle Southern Right Whale…

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Daily Trip 28 August 2017

Daily Trip 20 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 21, 2017

4 of the Marine Big 5 for all of our trips!

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Daily Trip 20 August 2017

Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 18, 2017

When you've seen 2 species of whale, a Great White Shark and some African Penguins, it's definitely been a great day on the water...

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Daily Trip 17 August 2017

Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 13, 2017

It was a busy Sunday out on the deep blue with 4 trips and some great Southern Right Whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 13 August 2017

Daily Trip 09 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 9, 2017

What an incredible day out at sea….

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Daily Trip 09 August 2017

Daily Trip 08 August 2017

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We had quite a few interesting and unusual sights on our trips today....

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Daily Trip 08 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

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

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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

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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

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