What did our guests think?

“My first time in South Africa and my first whale sighting. Awesome adventure!” – Christy
“First time to see a whale. Great! We had good luck to see all the Marine 5!” – Karina & Daniel

Guide Summary and Photographs

Another successful day with all the Marine Big 5. The trip started with sightings of the humpback dolphins. It was the same group we usually see in our bay, always good to see familiar faces. Just after leaving the dolphins behind, we spotted an African penguin popping its head out of the water before diving down. Arrived at our sister company Marine Dynamics we got to see a Great White shark. Always stunning to see these apex predators up close. Arrived at Geyser Rock we had a look at the sharks favourite meal, the Cape Fur seals.  A lot of the new born pups from November and December are already in the water practice to swim so they can go out in deeper water to hunt for their own fish soon. While cruising through Shark Alley we were surprised as we spotted another dolphin. This time it was a Common dolphin calf all by its self, hopefully he managed to find it’s mother. On our way back, just around Dyer Island, our wildlife spotter spotted a blow. We approached the Bryde’s whale and got to see him coming up to the surface a few times.

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