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southern right whale - Dyer Island Cruises, near Hermanus and Cape Town

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 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 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 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 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 06 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 6, 2017

As per one of our awesome clients “Tons and Tons of whales”….

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Daily Trip 06 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 03 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 3, 2017

Sunday, Fun day with some beautiful Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 03 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 31 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 31, 2017

We may not enjoy a little bit of wind, but our birds and our whales seem to…

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Daily Trip 31 August 2017

Daily Trip 30 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 30, 2017

Although the weather was a little moody today, we managed to have 2 superb trips with the first trip being lucky enough to see the entire Marine Big 5!

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Daily Trip 30 August 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

27 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 27, 2017

The meaning of ‘breach’, to rise and break through the surface of the water...

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27 August 2017

26 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 26, 2017

We started our day with two very relaxed Southern right whales not even 10 minutes out of Kleinbaao harbour...

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26 August 2017

25 August 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 25, 2017

After a few days on land it was great for all of us to be back at sea...

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25 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 19 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 19, 2017

It was a gorgeous day to be out on the Atlantic...

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Daily Trip 19 August 2017

Daily Trip 18 August 2017

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For the first time in over a month, we were able to spot the Marine Big 5 our waters, which was a really welcome surprise...

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Daily Trip 18 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 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

Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 6, 2017

We saw Great White Sharks on our Whale Watching tours today...

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Daily Trip 06 August 2017

Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 5, 2017

Today, we had an unexpected surprise when....

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Daily Trip 05 August 2017

Daily Trip 04 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 4, 2017

We had quite a few Southern Rights out and about today, and they were definitely in the mood to play....

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Daily Trip 04 August 2017

Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 3, 2017

After 2 no sea days, we got straight back into it with 3 wonderful trips

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Daily Trip 03 August 2017

Daily Trip 31 July 2017

Posted by Jax on July 31, 2017

It felt like summer on the sea today with the awesome addition of some Southern Right Whales...

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Daily Trip 31 July 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 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 15 July 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on July 15, 2017

Once again we were heading straight to Danger Point...

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Daily Trip 15 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 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 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 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 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 24 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 24, 2017

After two no sea days the swells did calm down a lot as well as the wind...

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Daily Trip 24 June 2017

Daily Trip 15 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 15, 2017

Although we had some swell running into the bay, we managed to have some great sightings of marine life...

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Daily Trip 15 June 2017

Daily Trip 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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Daily Trip 19 May 2017

Daily Trip 14 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 14, 2017

A Happy Mothers day with 2 species of whale and more...

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Daily Trip 14 May 2017

Daily Trip 07 May 2017

Posted by Jax on May 7, 2017

During our daily stop at the Ulienkraalsmond estuary, we had the most spectacular surprise...

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Daily Trip 07 May 2017

29 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 29, 2017

The right whale to watch at the wrong time of year...

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29 April 2017

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

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

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

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

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

18 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 18, 2016

Today was definitely a spy-hopping day for the Southern Right whales...

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18 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

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

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

09 November 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 9, 2016

Today was overcast but it didn't affect our sisghtinga at all...

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09 November 2016 | Whale Watching

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

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

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

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

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

25 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 25, 2016

Dream Catcher went out on four whale watching trips today in beautiful, sunny weather...

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25 October 2016 | Whale Watching

24 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 24, 2016

What a fantastic day to be out at sea and do some whale watching...

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24 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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On our three whale watching tours today we were treated to some very active Southern Right whales on every trip...

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23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

21 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 21, 2016

On our three whale watches today we had some slightly choppy seas, but Southern Right whales on every trip...

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21 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

19 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 19, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we had an awesome time with the Southern Right whales...

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19 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

18 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 18, 2016

There was a bit of a breeze blowing today, but it didn't stop us getting out on two whale watching trips...

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18 October 2016 | Whale Watching

16 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 16, 2016

What a whale of a time we had...

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16 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

15 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 15, 2016

We ran two really successful whale watches today in nice, calm seas and saw a number of Southern Right whales on both trips...

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15 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

14 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 14, 2016

What an amazing day...

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14 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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

10 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 10, 2016

We had fantastic sightings today, with all the Marine Big 5...

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10 October 2016 | Whale Watching

09 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 9, 2016

It was another stunning day out at sea, the sun was shining all day and only a light breeze from the west was blowing...

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09 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

08 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 8, 2016

On our boat Dream Catcher today we took two whale watching tours. It was sunny and quite calm...

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08 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

07 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 7, 2016

We were on the water for three whale watching trips today...

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07 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

06 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 6, 2016

Although it was a bit overcast we had an amazing day out at sea...

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06 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

05 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 5, 2016

Once again sunny skies (mostly) and calm seas greeted us on our three whale watches today...

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05 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

04 October 2016 | Whale Watching

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The weather today was incredible, with very calm seas and warm sunshine...

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04 October 2016 | Whale Watching

03 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 3, 2016

On our two whale watching tours today we saw Mum and calf Southern Right whales in Pearly Beach again...

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03 October 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

02 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 2, 2016

Today's passengers braved a little wind out there, but were rewarded with an active mother and calf pair on both trips...

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02 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

01 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 1, 2016

Once again we had calm seas and sunny skies today and we got out on the water for three trips to see the whales, sharks and seals...

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01 October 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 30, 2016

After four days off the water due to bad weather, we were finally able to go out to sea again...

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30 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

25 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 25, 2016

We had another successful whale watching day...

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25 September 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

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

21 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 21, 2016

Once again the weather was kind to us today and we had two calm and sunny tours...

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21 September 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

19th September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 19, 2016

Today we ran two whale watching trips in sunny and calm conditions...

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19th September 2016 | Whale Watching

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

15 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 15, 2016

We had beautiful, calm seas when we headed out on our morning whale watch today...

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15 September 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

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