Boat & Plane Whale Watching Tours in South Africa

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Whale Watching Prices

  • Under 5's
    FREE OF CHARGE
  • Under 12's
    R800pp
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    R1100pp
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Eco tour Prices

  • Under 5's
    FREE OF CHARGE
  • Under 12's
    R600pp
  • Adult's
    R800pp
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Bank Cormorant watching tours in Gansbaai, near Cape Town, South Africa

This species is entirely black, occasionally with a white rump. They are heavier than the Cape Cormorant, reaching 75 cm in size, and have a dark bill and eye, as well as a small crest on the head. Bank Cormorants breed in small colonies on islands off the west coast, with seaweed nests generally constructed on top of large boulders.

Bank Cormorant

Conservation Status: Endangered
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Population – What do they eat and how many are there?

Their dives are shallow and they feed in kelp beds, with klipfish, gobies, rock lobster, octopus and cuttlefish being the main prey consumed. In recent years, Bank Cormorant numbers have decreased dramatically in southern Africa, due primarily to scarcity of food and competition with seals. Today the population trend is decreasing and the species is classified as Endangered (IUCN Red List Category).

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Bank Cormorant

Laying large eggs, bank cormorants breed throughout the year and construct their nests using seaweed and guano.

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