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

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 13 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 14, 2018

A wonderful day at sea with our wildlife putting on quite a show...

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Daily Trip 13 April 2018

Daily Trip 10 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 10, 2018

I'll have the same again please... 300 common dolphins...

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Daily Trip 10 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

Daily Trip 04 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 4, 2018

A very cloudy and misty day at sea today but it did not stop us from getting some amazing sightings of our local wildlife...

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Daily Trip 04 April 2018

Daily Trip 03 April 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on April 3, 2018

4 out the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 03 April 2018

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 29 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 29, 2018

An awesome day of sightings on Dream Catcher...

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Daily Trip 29 March 2018

Daily Trip 28 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 28, 2018

An exhilarating rollercoaster ride at sea...

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Daily Trip 28 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 Blog 24 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 24, 2018

A slightly overcast day filled with some wonderful sightings...

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Daily Blog 24 March 2018

Daily Trip 20 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 20, 2018

Amazing conditions and beautiful wildlife sightings....

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Daily Trip 20 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 14 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 14, 2018

A picturesque day on Whale Whisperer as we headed out on our Marine Big 5 adventure...

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Daily Trip 14 March 2018

Daily Trip 11 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 12, 2018

A lovely day out at sea today filled with some excellent wildlife sightings

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Daily Trip 11 March 2018

Daily Trip 05 March

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 6, 2018

What an excellent day on the water filled with some amazing wildlife...

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Daily Trip 05 March

Daily Trip 04 March 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on March 4, 2018

Our first Southern Rights of the year!

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Daily Trip 04 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 27 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 27, 2018

Once more on board our trusty whale watching vessel, Dream Catcher, we headed out in search of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 27 February 2018

Daily Trip 26 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 26, 2018

We got to see 4 out of the Marine Big 5 today with only the dolphins alluding us...

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Daily Trip 26 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 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 19 February 2018

Posted by Will Gilmore on February 19, 2018

A beautiful day at sea in some excellent weather which to included all of the Marine Big 5...

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Daily Trip 19 February 2018

Daily Trip 16 February 2018

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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 15 February 2018

Posted by Jax on February 16, 2018

We were treated to a picturesque day on the water today....

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Daily Trip 15 February 2018

Daily Trip 13 January 2018

Posted by Jax on January 14, 2018

Treated to a beautiful day on the water...

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Daily Trip 13 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 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 23 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 23, 2017

23rd of December and our Southern Right Whales are still here!

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Daily Trip 23 December 2017

Daily Trip 19 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 20, 2017

There was a lot to see out there today on a perfectly still ocean…

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Daily Trip 19 December 2017

Daily Trip 18 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 18, 2017

A sun shining, Southern Right Whale watching, seal kill viewing kind of day….

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Daily Trip 18 December 2017

Daily Trip 17 December 2017

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Nothing quite beats a playful little whale calf….

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Daily Trip 17 December 2017

Daily Trip 16 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 16, 2017

Not only did we get to see the Marine Big 5, we also got to see 2 different species of whales!

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Daily Trip 16 December 2017

Daily Trip 15 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 15, 2017

We had a Whale of a time out there on the deep blue…

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Daily Trip 15 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 11 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 11, 2017

Almost half way through December and our whales are still going strong!

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Daily Trip 11 December 2017

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 01 December 2017

Posted by Jax on December 1, 2017

Nothing better than starting silly season off with a few pairs of Southern Right Whales…

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Daily Trip 01 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 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 05 November 2017

Posted by Jax on November 6, 2017

Vocal whales with gorgeous tails…

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Daily Trip 05 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 22 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 23, 2017

A perfect sea day with perfect whales...

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Daily Trip 22 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 09 October 2017

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We have quite a few Southern Rights around at the moment, particularly in our bay, which has made for some great whale watching!

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Daily Trip 09 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 06 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 6, 2017

An epic day out on the water with the right whales to watch…

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Daily Trip 06 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 24 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 25, 2017

Today, we celebrated our amazing natural heritage with some exciting Southern Right Whale encounters...

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Daily Trip 24 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 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 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 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 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 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

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

23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

Posted by Jax on January 23, 2017

A glorious trip on a misty morning....

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23 January 2017 | Marine Safari

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

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