Many marine species, 12 October 2019

Written by October 13 2019

Many marine species, 12 October 2019

We couldn’t have asked for more today, we had it all: plenty of Southern right whales, one of which was a rare brindle (white) coloured whale, a humpback whale that was breaching and tail slapping, a surprise encounter with a very big Bryde’s whale, a pair of bottlenose dolphins in the middle of the day, a Great white shark, Bronze whaler sharks, our endangered African penguins and the playful Cape fur seals. Each trip was a bit different, but all of them included many amazing sightings of different species from our extensive list today. Our photos tell the rest of the story:

Photos from today

Southern right whales close to shore

Southern right whale head covered in callosities

A brindle (white) and usual dark coloured Southern right whale

Humpback whale lobtailing

Humpback whale lobtailing

Humpback whale breaching

Watching the humpback whale

A curious young Southern right whale that approached us

Southern right whale approaching us

Southern right whale approaching us

The tail of the brindle (white) whale

Bottlenose dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins

African penguins in the water

A playful Cape fur seal

Cape fur seals on Geyser rock

Many of the seals were in the water today

A curious Cape fur seal

African penguins on Dyer Island

A huge raft of Cape cormorants

Cape cormorants

A bronze whaler shark with our shark cage diving boat

We had really great conditions today

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