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south africa whale watching - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

Daily Trip 09 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 10, 2017

A breaching calf on a bright and sunny day....

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Daily Trip 09 December 2017

Daily Trip 08 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 8, 2017

Incredible visibility and the Marine Big 5, we could not have had a better trip...

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Daily Trip 08 December 2017

Daily Trip 07 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 7, 2017

A weird and wonderful day out at sea, with a good few laughs along the way....

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Daily Trip 07 December 2017

Daily Trip 05 December 2017

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A little bit of wind and a lot of whales!

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Daily Trip 05 December 2017

Daily Trip 04 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 4, 2017

A great Monday with 3 of the Marine Big 5…

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Daily Trip 04 December 2017

Daily Trip 03 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 3, 2017

At long last, the return of the White Shark to Dream Catcher trips....and some epic whale tail action.

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Daily Trip 03 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 Trip 30 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 30, 2017

We had a super curious little calf on the first trip of the day…..

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Daily Trip 30 November 2017

Daily Trip 29 November 2017

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We had a lovely Tuesday watching some whales, admiring some seals and catching glimpses of penguins...

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Daily Trip 29 November 2017

Daily Trip 28 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 29, 2017

We had another Marine big 5 kind of day with both of our client trips spotting all of our favourite animals!

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Daily Trip 28 November 2017

Daily Trip 27 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 28, 2017

It’s impossible to have a blue Monday when you’re spending it with some Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 27 November 2017

Daily Blog 14 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 14, 2017

Our intrepid whale watchers today braved a very wet day to go out and see our lovely Southern Right whales.

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Daily Blog 14 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 10 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 10, 2017

Our day started partly cloudy with turquoise water all over the bay...

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Daily Blog 10 November 2017

Daily Trip 09 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 9, 2017

The picture says it all...

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Daily Trip 09  November 2017

Daily Trip 07 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 8, 2017

We got to see 2 beautiful pairs of Southern Right Whales out on the ocean today...

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Daily Trip 07 November 2017

Daily Trip 06 November 2017

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We had four whale watching tours today in a South East wind...

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Daily Trip 06 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 02 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 2, 2017

Today, we witnessed quite a worrying event in the bay…

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Daily Trip 02 November 2017

Daily Trip 01 November 2017

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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 31 October 2017

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We were in for a super Halloween treat today when we arrived at Geyser Rock to find our very first pup of the season...

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Daily Trip 31 October 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 26 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 26, 2017

Whale watching on the Atlantic…the adventure of a lifetime…

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Daily Trip 26 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 20 October 2017

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We had a shark on the first trip, some dolphins on the second and a whale tail or two on the last trip of the day...

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Daily Trip 20 October 2017

Daily Trip 19 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 19, 2017

Although a little windy, we had a great day out on the Atlantic with beautiful whales on both of our trips...

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Daily Trip 19 October 2017

Daily Trip 18 October 2017

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4 trips, all with gorgeous whale sightings...

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Daily Trip 18 October 2017

Daily Trip 17 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 17, 2017

Rain; that lovely, liquid-y thing that forces us to put our cameras away and actually -fully- indulge in the magnificent experience that is watching 60 ton giants…

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Daily Trip 17 October 2017

Daily Trip 14 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 14, 2017

We had a swell day out and about in the bay today…

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Daily Trip 14 October 2017

Daily Trip 13 October 2017

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Sun, sea spray, waves and whales....

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Daily Trip 13 October 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 10 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 10, 2017

With a light South Easterly blowing this morning, we set out on Dream Catcher and got more than we bargained for…

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Daily Trip 10 October 2017

Daily Trip 08 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 9, 2017

We got to see some gorgeous sights out on the water today, which made braving the chilly weather worth it! All 3 trips were able to have fantastic encounters with the whales today, with each being completely unique...

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Daily Trip 08 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 05 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 5, 2017

Many large whales in our small “little” bay…

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Daily Trip 05 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 30 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 30, 2017

We had 3 trips out on the water today, with our marine mammals outshining their fishy and feathered friends....

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Daily Trip 30 September 2017

Daily Trip 29 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 29, 2017

Whale season is definitely at it’s peak with tons (excuse the pun) of Southern Right Whales gracing our shores at the moment....

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Daily Trip 29 September 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 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 20 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 20, 2017

Today’s trip was one filled with some salty sea spray and a few cool species...

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Daily Trip 20 September 2017

Daily Trip 19 September 2017

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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 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 12 September 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 12, 2017

The wind calmed down a lot since yesterday and some more...

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Daily Trip 12 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 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 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 10 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 10, 2017

After a heavy storm over the last few days we had still a little bit of wind blowing and creating a little chop...

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Daily Trip 10 June 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

26 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 27, 2017

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

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26 March 2017

21 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 21, 2017

A perfect sea day with not one but two Brydes Whales...

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21 March 2017

07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

Posted by Jax on March 7, 2017

A Cape Gannet recovery on a beautiful day...

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07 March 2017 | Boat Based Tours

09 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2017

This mornings trip started with an awesome....

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09 February 2017

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

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

22 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 22, 2017

We were surrounded by Bryde’s whales...

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22 January 2017 | Marine Big 5 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

13 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 13, 2016

It was great to be back out at sea after two days on land due to bad weather...

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13 October 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

8 September 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 8, 2016

Today we only had one trip, but it was great to spend some time out at sea...

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8 September 2016 | Boat Based 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

20 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 21, 2016

We just had another three stunning trips before some bad weather and wind hits us...

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20 August 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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

6 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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The day started off with some Southern Right whales in Pearly Beach...

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6 August 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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

09 July 2016 Whale Watching

Posted by Anwynn Louw on July 12, 2016

A magical Marine Big 5 expedition...

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09 July 2016 Whale Watching

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

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

7 June 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 7, 2016

We were slowly leaving the Kleinbaai harbour thought the small channel this morning...

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7 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

14 May 2016

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 14, 2016

It was a sunny morning when we launched...

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14 May 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

31 March 2016

Posted by Jax on April 1, 2016

We had two wonderful sightings out on the water today…

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31 March 2016

22 March 2016

Posted by Jax on March 22, 2016

The sea looked pretty still from the harbour...

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22 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

8 January 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on January 8, 2016

This morning started a bit chilly but it didn’t affect our amazing sightings we had today...

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8 January 2015

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

Killer Whales in Gansbaai, South Africa

Posted by Anwynn Louw on October 31, 2015

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Killer Whales in Gansbaai, South Africa

28 October 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 28, 2015

The morning started a bit misty but during the day the weather cleared up...

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28 October 2015

21 October 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 21, 2015

We had mother and calf sightings throughout the whole day...

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21 October 2015

17 October 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 17, 2015

Today we were launching three whale watching trips and each single one was unique...

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17 October 2015

13 October 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 13, 2015

We had a whale of a tail...

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13 October 2015

29 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 29, 2015

Today was overcast, but we had amazing sightings of Southern Right whales...

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29 September 2015

21 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 21, 2015

Another perfect day for whale watching...

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21 September 2015

20 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 20, 2015

We had a whale of a time...

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20 September 2015

17 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 17, 2015

Just after launching from the harbour we did spot our first whale...

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17 September 2015

16 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 16, 2015

The sun was shining the whole day and the animals obviously liked it as well...

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16 September 2015

9 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 9, 2015

Today was just incredible...

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9 September 2015

8 September 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 8, 2015

After a no sea day it was good to be back on the water...

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8 September 2015

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