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

Daily Blog 19 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 19, 2017

Today was a good day, we started our trip launching from Gansbaai harbour because of the tide...

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Daily Blog 19 November 2017

Daily Blog 18 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 18, 2017

The conditions today were nice, only a fair bit of wind and flat water...

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Daily Blog 18 November 2017

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 16 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 16, 2017

The day started off a bit overcast and some light rain but the sky cleared up very soon...

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Daily Blog 16 November 2017

Daily Blog 15 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 15, 2017

We had another day with some southerly wind and lots of sunshine...

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Daily Blog 15 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 13 November 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on November 13, 2017

Today was overcast but in the afternoon the wind picked up and some sunrays made it through the thick layer of clouds. However...

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Daily Blog 13 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 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 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 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 20 October 2017

Posted by Jax on October 21, 2017

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 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 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 19 September 2017

Posted by Jax on September 20, 2017

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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

Daily Trip 06 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 6, 2017

We launched into a perfect flat sea touching beautiful blue sky...

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Daily Trip 06 June 2017

Daily Trip 05 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 5, 2017

After two days back on land, all of us were super excited to launch Dream Catcher once again...

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Daily Trip 05 June 2017

Daily Trip 02 June 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on June 2, 2017

It was a beautiful autumn day with lots of sunshine and a calm sea...

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Daily Trip 02 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

Daily Trip 21 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 21, 2017

The trip started of partly cloudy but it cleared up very soon...

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Daily Trip 21 May 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 15 May 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on May 15, 2017

We could not ask for a better day to be out on the water...

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Daily Trip 15 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

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

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

28 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 28, 2017

It has been a sunny day out at sea...

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28 February 2017 | Eco Marine Trip

27 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 27, 2017

Today we still had some wind blowing, but the swell dropped and we had a great time out at sea....

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27 February 2017 | Wildlife Tours Gansbaai

24 February 2017 | Marine Big 5

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 24, 2017

It has been a great day out at sea...

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24 February 2017 | Marine Big 5

17 February 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 17, 2017

After a day back on land we were heading out to sea, to find some marine life...

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17 February 2017

14 February 2017

Posted by Sandra Hoerbst on February 14, 2017

Today was one of our cooler summer days...

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14 February 2017

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

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