4 June 2016

The whale watching season has officially started...

Written by Sandra Hoerbst, June 5 2016

4 June 2016

Guide Summary and Photographs

The whale watching season has officially started. We already counting down the days and waiting for the first Southern Right whale to arrive in our bay. However we have been very lucky on this trip and got to see two Humpback whales. After launching from the Kleinbaai harbour we were heading along the coast to Pearly Beach were Kira our wildlife spotter, spotted a blow. We slowly approached the whales and had a closer look at these giants. While busy waiting for the whales to come up again we heard Kira saying that he spotted a Sunfish, also known as Mola mola. This time it was a big individual, the fish approached our vessel und then dived down into deeper waters. We also spotted two little African penguins on our way. After seeing this amazing animals we were heading towards Dyer Island and cruising through Shark Alley, and had a look at the Cape Fur seals. We left the Alley and were driving over a reef system, which made it a little bit more up and down, but everyone enjoyed the little rollercoaster ride towards the Shark cage diving vessels. Arrived at our sister company Marine Dynamics, we managed to see these impressive apex predator.

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