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humpback dolphin - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

19 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 19, 2017

We had another perfect autumn day out at sea with no wind and just a slight swell...

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19 May 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

26 February 2017 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 26, 2017

Due to low tide we launched a bit later than usual. It was a lovely day, but a cold south easterly breeze was blowing towards us...

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26 February 2017 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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

15 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 15, 2017

While cruising along the shallows we spotted a Cape Fur seal, who coughed himself a meal...

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15 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

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

05 January 2017 | Dyer Island Cruises

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 5, 2017

After two no sea days due to bad sea conditions it was amazing to be back out on our vessel ‘Dream Catcher’...

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05 January 2017 | Dyer Island Cruises

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

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

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

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

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

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

17 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 18, 2016

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

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 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

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

13 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 13, 2016

Perfect day again, to be out on the water...

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13 May 2016

3 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 3, 2016

Another stunning day out at sea...

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3 May 2016

20 April 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on April 20, 2016

It was a perfect day to be on the sea and I was excited to join the eco boat again...

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20 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

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

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

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

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

15 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 15, 2016

Today, we were lucky to have some amazing sightings...

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15 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

10 March 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 10, 2016

We had another fantastic day out at sea...

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10 March 2016

8 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 8, 2016

Another day filled with some awesome and unusual sightings!

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8 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

1 March 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 1, 2016

Another successful day with all the Marine Big 5...

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1 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

24 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 24, 2016

Just before we launched the sky cleared up...

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24 February 2016

21 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 21, 2016

We have been spoiled by mother nature today

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21 February 2016

19 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 19, 2016

First time in a while that we did spot all Marine Big 5...

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19 February 2016

18 February 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 18, 2016

Humpback dolphins again, how lucky...

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18 February 2015

13 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 13, 2016

During our two trips today we encountered many different seabirds...

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13 February 2016

11 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 11, 2016

We were lucky again today and spotted a Humpback dolphin...

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11 February 2016

10 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on

While cruising along the coastline we spotted four Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins...

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10 February 2016

8 February 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 8, 2016

The new week started just as exciting as the last one did end...

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8 February 2015

5 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 5, 2016

We were heading all the way through the bay before we had any wildlife activity...

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5 February 2016

4 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 4, 2016

So many different species in one trip...

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4 February 2016

10 January 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 10, 2016

As during the previous days we did spot some Humpback dolphins...

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10 January 2016

6 January 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 6, 2016

Just outside the harbour we spotted the Indo Pacific Humpback dolphins again...

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6 January 2016

4 January 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 4, 2016

Just a few minutes after launching from the harbour we spotted the Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins...

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4 January 2016

31 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 2, 2016

The last day of 2015 was just as exciting as the whole year...

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31 December 2015

30 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 30, 2015

Another nice summer day in Kleinbaai...

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30 December 2015

22 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 22, 2015

Just outside the harbour we spotted a sunfish also known as Mola mola...

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22 December 2015

25 August 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 25, 2015

Today we saw the Marine Big 5!

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25 August 2015

25 March 2015

Posted by Anwynn Louw on March 25, 2015

We spotted the Marine Big 5...

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25 March 2015

18 January 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 18, 2015

Just after launching from the harbour we came across some Indo Pacific Humpback dolphins...

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18 January 2015

28 December 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 28, 2014

After a few no sea days it is always ncie to back on our boat the Whale Whisperer.

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28 December 2014

12 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 12, 2014

The day did start calm but the wind speed picked up soon, but also the whales activity...

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12 November 2014

6 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 6, 2014

Today the sun was shining throughout all the trips, but the wind speed picked up in the afternoon...

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6 November 2014

12 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 12, 2014

The day did started with a calm sea, but the wind speed picked up and it was a bit choppy at the end...

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12 October 2014

11 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 11, 2014

After a no sea day it was still a bit choppy, but the weather did not scare our Southern Right Whales away...

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11 October 2014

16 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 16, 2014

Although the sky was covered in clouds, it was a perfect whale watching day...

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16 September 2014

14 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 14, 2014

The day did start with sunshine all over the area...

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14 September 2014

1 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 1, 2014

We had all big five again today...

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1 September 2014

4 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 4, 2014

Today we saw four out of the Marine Big 5...

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4 August 2014

12 November 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on November 14, 2013

We were enjoying the waves close to shore at the Pearly Beach area today as they gave us a fantastic view of the mother-calf Southern Right whales playing in the swells...

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12 November 2013

19 October 2013

Posted by Helen on October 19, 2013

The swells had gone down for today but the wind was pumping just as hard, encouraging a lot of active behaviour from our calves...

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19 October 2013

05 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 5, 2013

We decided to try our luck again in the Franskraal area today and it paid off as we found two mother-calf pairs and a very friendly sub-adult...

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05 September 2013

Whale and bird watching

Posted by edna on May 26, 2012

Giving you the best value for your money, we take you to South Africa's beautiful whales and birds, without disturbing their natural behaviour.

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Whale and bird watching

Humpback Dolphin

Posted by edna on May 22, 2012

Often confused with the bottlenose dolphin, our local population of humpback dolphins are a crowd favourite when seen, often inhabiting Dyer Island 's shallow waters.

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Humpback Dolphin

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