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

Daily Blog 17 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 17, 2017

We had a light breeze blowing in the morning and lot of sunshine throughout the day...

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Daily Blog 17 November 2017

Daily Blog 12 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 12, 2017

We are very fortunate to still have our friendly gentle giants in the bay...

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Daily Blog 12 November 2017

Daily Blog 11 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 11, 2017

The day started off sunny with a calm ocean, so where the whales we spotted in the bay...

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Daily Blog 11 November 2017

Daily Trip 04 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 5, 2017

4 beautiful trips on a perfect summers day...

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Daily Trip 04 November 2017

Daily Trip 03 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 4, 2017

A sightings rich day on the water...

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Daily Trip 03 November 2017

Daily Trip 01 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 2, 2017

Today was another picture perfect day on the ocean, with us having a wide variety of spectacular sightings…

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Daily Trip 01 November 2017

Daily Trip 12 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 12, 2017

It was a mother and calf kind of day, which ended in a very generous surprise by some of our amazing clients...

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Daily Trip 12 October 2017

Daily Trip 11 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 11, 2017

A day filled with absolutely wow sightings!!

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Daily Trip 11 October 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 14 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 15, 2017

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 11 September 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 11, 2017

Today started with a light wind from north-west and overcast but...

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Daily Trip 11 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 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 14 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 14, 2017

A not so blue Monday on a crystal clear ocean...

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Daily trip 14 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 29 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 29, 2017

Our first Southern Right Whale calf for the season, a boisterous pod of dolphins and a Sun Fish or two make for a great day…

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Daily Trip 29 July 2017

Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 28, 2017

It’s really starting to feel like Whale Season here with our sightings picking up wonderfully...

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Daily Trip 28 July 2017

Daily Trip 27 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 27, 2017

An absolutely magical day....

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Daily Trip 27 July 2017

Daily Trip 24 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 24, 2017

A baby Humpback and a bait ball in crystal clear water...

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Daily Trip 24 July 2017

Daily Trip 23 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 23, 2017

With Humpback Whale and 7 Albatrosses, It's safe to say we had an awesome time out there today!

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Daily Trip 23 July 2017

Daily Trip 22 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 22, 2017

We had a whale of a time today with all three species popping up for us....

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Daily Trip 22 July 2017

Daily Trip 21 June 2017

Posted by Jax on July 21, 2017

A lovely day back out on the water with 4 of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 21 June 2017

Daily Trip 14 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 14, 2017

Doing a reverse trip we hoped to find some whales at Danger Point...

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Daily Trip 14 July 2017

Daily Trip 13 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 13, 2017

We started our trip with a raft of African penguins...

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Daily Trip 13 July 2017

Daily Trip 12 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 12, 2017

On our first trip today we made our way to Danger Point...

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Daily Trip 12 July 2017

Daily Trip 11 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 11, 2017

“Truly amazing” our clients said, we were once...

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Daily Trip 11 July 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 06 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 6, 2017

Today we had a bit more wind than the last few days but we still got to see some marine life in the bay...

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Daily Trip 06 July 2017

Daily Trip 05 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 5, 2017

Another great day with some Humpback whale activity...

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Daily Trip 05 July 2017

Daily Trip 04 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 4, 2017

What a day, we couldn’t ask for more species...

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Daily Trip 04 July 2017

Daily Trip 03 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 3, 2017

More whales today and great weather with a flat sea...

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Daily Trip 03 July 2017

Daily Trip 02 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 2, 2017

What an amazing day with four out of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 02 July 2017

Daily Trip 01 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 1, 2017

Another great day in whale season after another no sea day...

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Daily Trip 01 July 2017

Daily Trip 29 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 29, 2017

A whale-of-a-time...

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Daily Trip 29 June 2017

Daily Trip 27 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 27, 2017

We launched in the afternoon for a whale watching from our harbour in Kleinbaai...

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Daily Trip 27 June 2017

Daily Trip 26 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 26, 2017

Slowly but surely the whale season is starting...

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Daily Trip 26 June 2017

Daily Trip 25 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 25, 2017

It has been another perfect day at sea...

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Daily Trip 25 June 2017

Daily Trip 14 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 14, 2017

During the day the weather got better and better and we had a perfect afternoon out at sea...

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Daily Trip 14 June 2017

Daily Trip 01 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 1, 2017

Mother Nature always have a little surprise for us...

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Daily Trip 01 June 2017

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

22 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 22, 2016

We truly had amazing sightings, which we can’t describe with words...

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22 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

20th September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 20, 2016

Today's whale watchers experienced calm seas, sunny skies and humpback whales...

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20th September 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

18 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 18, 2016

After two no sea days due to bad weather we got back out on the water today ...

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18 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

13 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 13, 2016

It was a lovely day in spring with a lot of sunshine and some southerly wind blowing...

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13 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

9 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 9, 2016

Today was a phenomenal day to be out at sea...

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9 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

11 August 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 12, 2016

The morning started off beautifully with a calm sea and the sun was rising over the mainland...

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11 August 2016 | Whale Watching

9 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 10, 2016

We had sunshine again the whole day and only later on the wind picked up...

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9 August 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

7 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 7, 2016

We definitely had a lovely Sunday out at sea...

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7 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

2 August 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 2, 2016

The day started off with blue skies and now wind but later the wind picked up...

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2 August 2016 | Whale Watching

1 August 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 1, 2016

What a perfect day!

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1 August 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

25 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 25, 2016

As our clients mentioned, we had perfect conditions out at sea...

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25 June 2016

24 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 24, 2016

Another great day out on the water...

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24 June 2016

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!

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

14 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 14, 2016

What a great day out at sae we will definitely cherish...

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14 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

4 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 5, 2016

The whale watching season has officially started...

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4 June 2016

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

15 April 2016

Posted by Jax on April 15, 2016

Seal predation, Sunfish and Sooty Shearwaters...

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15 April 2016

9 August 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 9, 2015

While launching from the Kleinbaai harbour the sun was rising...

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9 August 2015

7 August 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 7, 2015

We had such a lovely day at sea...

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7 August 2015

3 August 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 3, 2015

Today we managed to see two different species of whales...

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3 August 2015

27 July 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 27, 2015

This morning the sky was a bit overcast, but it cleared up soon...

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27 July 2015

23 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 23, 2014

The day did start with Southern Right whales and did end with some Humpback whales...

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23 November 2014

21 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 21, 2014

What an exciting day, we had three different types of Baleen Whales...

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21 November 2014

15 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 15, 2014

Today we had all Marine Big5 and even more...

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15 October 2014

15 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 15, 2014

A day could not start better then this morning...

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15 August 2014

8 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 8, 2014

The sea was choppy again this morning, but we still had another beautiful day out at sea...

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8 August 2014

7 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 7, 2014

The day started with an early morning trip and saw again four out of the Marine Big 5...

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7 August 2014

14 July 2014

Posted by Marine Volunteer on July 14, 2014

On a beautiful sunny day we headed out towards Danger Point.

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14 July 2014

12 July 2014

Posted by Marine Volunteer on July 12, 2014

The two trips we had on Whale Whisperer today were both unforgettable

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12 July 2014

2 July 2014

Posted by Marine Volunteer on July 3, 2014

Only one word can describe the trip today, unbelievable.

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2 July 2014

29 June 2014

Posted by Marine Volunteer on June 29, 2014

Even the light breeze and cloud coverage didn’t scare of the Humpback whales.

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29 June 2014

27 June 2014

Posted by Marine Volunteer on June 28, 2014

Big swells with little wind made for a choppy day here in Kleinbaai.

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27 June 2014

25 June 2014

Posted by Marine Volunteer on

A rather windy day on the water today, but despite the wind, it was a nice day

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25 June 2014

09 November 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on November 10, 2013

I had a great day on the Whale Whisperer watching a Southern Right whale calf come face to face with us...

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09 November 2013

05 November 2013

Posted by Marine Volunteer on November 5, 2013

Well, I’ll start by saying that it was the most diverse whale trip in six years, or so I've been told...

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05 November 2013

06 September 2013

Posted by Helen on September 6, 2013

It certainly felt like a spring today, the sun was shining bright and it was warmer than it has been in a while...

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06 September 2013

21 July 2013

Posted by Helen on July 21, 2013

Both trips out today had fantastic sightings of both the Southern Right whales and the Humpback whales...

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21 July 2013

12 July 2013

Posted by Helen on July 13, 2013

Both trips out today managed to see two species of whales - the Southern Right's and a Humpback...

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12 July 2013

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