What did our guests think?

“Great trip and great projects.” – Acker Family
“Good trip, sharks interesting.” – Girdles Family

Guide Summary and Photographs

G which was a welcome break from the choppy seas that we have been experiencing as of late. While making our way towards the shark cage diving vessels, we spotted some African penguins and a couple of Cape Gannets.

Today’s penguins were pretty shy and, unfortunately, they disappeared quite quickly when they spotted the boat. These penguins can stay underwater for roughly two and a half minutes and move pretty quickly under the surface which makes it a little difficult to follow their movements.

We had a pretty great time at the shark cage diving boats today as there was a particularly active shark around. It was awesome to watch the shark investigate the cage and shake its entire body right next to it. I’m sure that the divers found this equally –if not more- thrilling than we did. We managed to get a couple of great shots and then made our way towards Dyer Island and the world-famous Shark Alley.

The seals were particularly pungent today and all of our guests managed to get a good whiff of our local colony. The seals, however, are not the only ones to blame as we have some stagnant bodies of water on the island which add to the islands less than pleasant aroma.

Our elephant seal was very obliging today, much to my excitement. This beautiful, goofy looking creature showed us her face for the first time in weeks and we were reminded of how adorable she really is.

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