A pod of Humpback dolphins, 13 January 2020

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Written by Dickie Chivell, January 13 2020

A pod of Humpback dolphins, 13 January 2020

Great start to the week as we encountered a pod of Humpback dolphins frolicking in the shallows. After a month’s absence, we welcomed back a well-known individual “Fingers”. A wonderful sight was a thousand Cape Cormorants on fish patrol, which for today proved to be the only type of traffic we get while out at sea, flocks of birds! The rest of the trip was smooth sailing as we paused to view Bronze Whaler sharks around sister company, Marine Dynamics’ vessel Slashfin, Cape Fur seals on Geyser Rock and endangered African penguins on Dyer Island. Kelp tasting was a hit with clients onboard. I will elaborate more about kelp tasting in tomorrow’s blog.

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Dickie Chivell Skipper

While Dickie is world-famous for his numerous appearances on Shark Week, he's better known locally as one of Dyer Island Cruises most knowledgeable skippers.

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