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Humpback dolphins - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

Daily Trip 12 June 2018

Posted by Jax on June 12, 2018

We had a magical trip out on the deep blue with a very special new baby in the bay….

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Daily Trip 12 June 2018

Daily Trip 11 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 11, 2018

A really adventurous day at sea...

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Daily Trip 11 June 2018

Daily Trip 08 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 10, 2018

A visitor from the deep sea at the shark cage diving vessel...

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Daily Trip 08 June 2018

Daily Blog 06 June 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on June 6, 2018

Another Right Whale gracing us with its presence...

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Daily Blog 06 June 2018

Daily Trip 27 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 27, 2018

A perfect day for a penguin release...

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Daily Trip 27 May 2018

Daily Trip 26 May 2018

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Beautiful day on the ocean...

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Daily Trip 26 May 2018

Daily Trip 19 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 21, 2018

Some amazing sightings in awesome conditions...

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Daily Trip 19 May 2018

Daily Trip 18 May 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on May 18, 2018

A very entertaining day on the ocean...

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Daily Trip 18 May 2018

Daily Trip 29 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 29, 2018

Crystal clear waters and two our dolphin species make an appearance...

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Daily Trip 29 April 2018

Daily Blog 28 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 28, 2018

Leisurely pulling out of the harbour our vessel Dream Catcher is pushed in to gear as we hug the coastline in search of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Blog 28 April 2018

Daily Trip 21 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 22, 2018

Our trip began today in almost perfect conditions, very little swell and wind...

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Daily Trip 21 April 2018

Daily Trip 20 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 20, 2018

A total birders paradise at sea...

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Daily Trip 20 April 2018

Daily Trip 16 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 17, 2018

A great day at sea overall. Our first sighting of the day was a beautiful and rare Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 16 April 2018

Daily Trip 05 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 7, 2018

A wonderful day at sea with all of our Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 05 April 2018

A synopsis of a superb start to eco season

Posted by Jax on April 5, 2018

the quarterly update...

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A synopsis of a superb start to eco season

Daily Trip 30 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 30, 2018

Word's cannot describe todays events... However, I will certainly try...

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Daily Trip 30 March 2018

Daily Trip 26 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 27, 2018

Whales! Whales! Whales!

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Daily Trip 26 March 2018

Daily Trip 23 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 24, 2018

Another acrobatic display by our dolphins...

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Daily Trip 23 March 2018

Daily Trip 19 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 19, 2018

Who knew that dolphins could dance?!

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Daily Trip 19 March 2018

Daily Trip 18 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 18, 2018

Whales, Whales, Whales!

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Daily Trip 18 March 2018

Daily Trip 15 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 15, 2018

We started our sea safari off with some great sightings of the very endangered humpback dolphins...

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Daily Trip 15 March 2018

Daily Trip 13 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 14, 2018

Marine. Big. 5.

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Daily Trip 13 March 2018

Daily Trip 10 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 11, 2018

We had small rescue mission on our tour today...

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Daily Trip 10 March 2018

Daily Trip 08 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 8, 2018

Our first sighting came rather quickly today, just as we approached The Shallows, our spotter found us two Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 08 March 2018

Daily Trip 07 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 7, 2018

SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALES! AGAIN!

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Daily Trip 07 March 2018

Daily Trip 06 March 2018

Posted by Jax on March 6, 2018

We got to see our very first Sub Antarctic Skua of the season today, along with 4 of the Marine Big 5!

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Daily Trip 06 March 2018

Daily Trip 01 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 1, 2018

A bit of a different start to our morning today as first trip departed from Gansbaai harbour due to low tide in Kleinbaai

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Daily Trip 01 March 2018

Daily Trip 28 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 28, 2018

Our trip today started in the shallows, where we were greeted by a small pod of three Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins, our rarest coastal cetacean...

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Daily Trip 28 February 2018

Daily Trip 25 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 25, 2018

After a few days off the ocean we were treated to perfect weather and calm seas as we left Kleinbaai harbour in search of our Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 25 February 2018

Daily Trip 22 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 22, 2018

The Humpback Dolphins really put on an amazing show for us today...

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Daily Trip 22 February 2018

Daily Trip 21 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 21, 2018

It seems as though we have entered dolphin season in the Dyer Island ecosystem...

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Daily Trip 21 February 2018

Daily Trip 20 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 20, 2018

We awoke to perfect conditions this morning in Kleinbaai harbour as we set off on our Marine Big 5 Adventure...

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Daily Trip 20 February 2018

Daily Trip 16 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 19, 2018

Our journey began in The Shallows and we didn’t have to wait long before spotting our infamous Indian Ocean Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 16 February 2018

Daily Trip 06 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 8, 2018

3 of the Marine Big 5 and some stunning clouds...

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Daily Trip 06 February 2018

Daily Trip 21 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 21, 2018

Seals in the mist and some epic Humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 21 January 2018

Daily Trip 18 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 18, 2018

A little sun, a little wind, a bit of wave and you've got yourself a summer's day on our sea...

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Daily Trip 18 January 2018

Daily Trip 17 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 17, 2018

Celebrating Hump day with some theatrical humpback Dolphins...

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Daily Trip 17 January 2018

Daily Trip 12 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 12, 2018

We could not have asked for a better day with the Marine Big 5 with two species of dolphin, again!

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Daily Trip 12 January 2018

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 Trip 26 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 26, 2017

2 species of Whale, two species of Dolphin and 2 species of shark, all in a days work...

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Daily Trip 26 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 02 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 2, 2017

We got to see the Marine Big 5 just before the wind came in....

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Daily Trip 02 December 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 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 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 29 October 2017

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We keep having amazing sightings out in the bay, with the wind still pumping enough to get the whales a little excited…

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Daily Trip 29 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 07 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 8, 2017

Mothers and calves are taking over from the mating groups and we're loving it....

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Daily Trip 07 October 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 10 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 10, 2017

Today was mostly overcast with a cold air and some swells. However, we had incredible Humpback whale activity...

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Daily Trip 10 July 2017

Daily Trip 05 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 5, 2017

After two days back on land, all of us were super excited to launch Dream Catcher once again...

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Daily Trip 05 June 2017

Daily Trip 21 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 21, 2017

The trip started of partly cloudy but it cleared up very soon...

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Daily Trip 21 May 2017

Daily Trip 16 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 16, 2017

It has been a while that we last said we spotted the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 16 May 2016

Daily Trip 15 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 15, 2017

We could not ask for a better day to be out on the water...

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Daily Trip 15 May 2017

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

19 February 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 19, 2017

We had an amazing surprise this Sunday morning...

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19 February 2017 | Marine Safari

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

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

09 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 9, 2017

Our guest on board were able to see four out of the Marine Big5...

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09 January 2017 | Boat Based 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

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

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

02 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 2, 2016

Although a light breeze was blowing from the South, we had an amazing trip on board the Dream Catcher...

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02 December 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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

24 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 24, 2016

Another day where we have been blessed to see some Southern Right whales...

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24 November 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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

30 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 30, 2016

It was a lovely day to be out on the water once again...

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30 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

9 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 10, 2016

An epic day out at sea with awesome sightings of our Marine Big 5!

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9 May 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

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

14 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 14, 2016

Our trip began with two very inquisitive...

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14 March 2016

16 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 16, 2016

Just outside the Kleinbaai harbour in front of Franskraal we spotted thousands of Cape cormorants...

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16 February 2016

2 February 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 3, 2016

Just after stopping at Uilenkraalsmond we spotted some of our well known Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins...

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2 February 2016

27 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 27, 2015

Two amazing trips on bored the Dream Catcher...

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27 December 2015

26 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 26, 2015

After a lovely Christmas we had a nice trip out at sea..

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26 December 2015

8 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 8, 2015

The sea conditions were just as amazing as yesterday...

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8 December 2015

2 December 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on December 2, 2015

All Marine Big 5...

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2 December 2015

24 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 25, 2014

All marine Big5, what a great day...

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24 November 2014

25 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 25, 2014

Today we saw all marine big five...

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25 August 2014

02 August 2013

Posted by Helen on August 2, 2013

Just as we arrived in the shallows on our first trip this morning we were greeted by a small pod of 6-7 Humpback dolphins...

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02 August 2013

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