28 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

After a day back on land we launched at lunchtime for a eco tour...

Written by Sandra Hoerbst, January 28 2017

28 January 2017 | Boat Based Tours Gansbaai

Guide Summary and Photographs

After a day back on land our trip was scheduled to launch at lunchtime for a eco tour. It was a bright sunny day with  a light south-westerly breeze blowing. We were slowly making our way towards Dyer Island, where we had a glimpse of some African penguins. Today was quite difficult to spot them between all the other seabirds living on the 20 hectare island. We also stopped at Geyser Rock to see Cape Fur seals. Before slowly heading back to the Kleinbaai harbour we stopped at our sister company Marine Dynamics. They offer the white shark cage diving all year round. Guest on board managed to see a shark shortly after we arrived at the dive dive site.

We were about to head back into the harbour when we spotted some Bottlenose dolphins. These dolphins aren’t a species we regularly see in the area, so it was great for all of us. They were super relaxed around the vessel and even approached us several times. In between the pod we also spotted some new born calves, traveling close to their mothers.

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