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whale watching south africa - 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 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 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 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

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 08 August 2017

Posted by Jax on August 9, 2017

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 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 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 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 16 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 16, 2017

It was a great day to be at sea, no wind and a lot of sunshine...

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Daily Trip 16 June 2017

Daily Trip 29 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 29, 2017

Due to low tide we launched once again from the little fishing village Gansbaai...

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Daily Trip 29 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

25 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 26, 2017

After two very windy days, we were...

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25 April 2017

04 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 4, 2017

It was a busy day out at sea with two trips...

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04 April 2017

02 April 2017

Posted by Jax on April 2, 2017

Today, we had an exciting ride out on Whale Whisperer...

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02 April 2017

24 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 24, 2017

The magic started early with the first sighting just outside the harbour...

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24 March 2017

16 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 16, 2017

We had a truly spectacular time at the office today with our Marine Big 5 out in full swing...

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16 March 2017

12 March 2017

Posted by Jax on March 13, 2017

The Cape Cormorants were the highlight of our trip today...

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12 March 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

02 March 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on March 2, 2017

It has been another picture perfect day to be out on the ocean...

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02 March 2017 | Whale Tours Gansbaai

12 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 12, 2017

It was overcast when we left the harbour today...

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12 February 2017

09 February 2017

Posted by Jax on February 9, 2017

This mornings trip started with an awesome....

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09 February 2017

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

08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 8, 2016

Today we have been heading towards Pearly Beach straight away to find some Southern Right whales...

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08 November 2016 | Whale Tours South Africa

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

26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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Today we've been once lucky again and spotted some Southern Right whales...

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26 October 2016 | Whale Watch Tours

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

23 October 2016 | Whale Watching Gansbaai

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 24, 2016

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

20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 21, 2016

It was a perfect day to be out at sea...

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20 October 2016 | Marine Big 5 Safari

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

04 October 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on October 5, 2016

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

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04 October 2016 | Whale Watching

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

7 September 2016 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 8, 2016

It was a sunny day all day long...

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7 September 2016 | Marine Big 5

04 September 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Dyer Island Cruises on September 4, 2016

Today we had one trip on Dream Catcher and during our trip we stopped by...

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04 September 2016 | Whale Watching

19 August 2016 | Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 20, 2016

The day started off overcast, but the sun was shining in the afternoon...

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19 August 2016 | Whale Watching

15 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 15, 2016

What an exciting day out at sea...

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15 August 2016 | Boat Based 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

World Ocean Day Treat – 08 June 2016

Posted by Anwynn Louw on June 23, 2016

Our oceans still hold so many secrets and stories just waiting for us to discover!

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World Ocean Day Treat – 08 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

1 May 2016

Posted by Jax on May 1, 2016

4 Bryde's Whales and a very large raft of our favourite little sea birds...what an awesome day!

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1 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

16 November 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 16, 2015

After a no sea day we have been back on the water again...

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16 November 2015

3 October 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 3, 2015

Today we had amazing whales again...

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3 October 2015

21 August 2015

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 21, 2015

Today the sun was shining again and we were heading towards Pearly Beach...

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21 August 2015

9 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 9, 2014

A day for whale watching could not be better than today...

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9 November 2014

8 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 8, 2014

What a perfect day for whale watching...

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8 November 2014

2 November 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 3, 2014

After two days staying at home it was great to be out at sea again.

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2 November 2014

29 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 29, 2014

This morning we had quite a lot of fog in our area, but during the day the sun came out and was shining for us...

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29 October 2014

11 October 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on October 11, 2014

After a no sea day it was still a bit choppy, but the weather did not scare our Southern Right Whales away...

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11 October 2014

22 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 22, 2014

What an exciting day we had...

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22 September 2014

17 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 17, 2014

When we left our harbour the sea was flat, but the weather conditions changed quickly...

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17 September 2014

14 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 14, 2014

The day did start with sunshine all over the area...

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14 September 2014

13 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 13, 2014

We had a lot of sunshine again today...

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13 September 2014

2 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 2, 2014

We had another beautiful trip with many fascinating animals...

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2 September 2014

1 September 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on September 1, 2014

We had all big five again today...

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1 September 2014

16 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 16, 2014

What a perfect day again...

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16 August 2014

10 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 10, 2014

The sun was shining again today...

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10 August 2014

9 August 2014

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on August 9, 2014

Today the sky was covered in fog, but the weather didn’t scare the whales away...

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9 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

Dyer Island, South Africa

Posted by edna on August 1, 2012

The island is recognised as an Important Bird Area (IBA), which gives Dyer Island the same status as an IBA anywhere else in the world.

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