Some Exciting Sightings, 29 December 2019

Written by December 31 2019

Some Exciting Sightings, 29 December 2019

Our Marine wildlife was out and about today, enjoying the change in weather. We had some great sightings of the Bronze Whaler Shark around the cage diving vessels. Our Cape Fur Seals on Geyser Rock were as entertaining as ever and we’re seeing less males on the island after mating season but of course the pups that are brave enough are starting to take their first swims in Shark Alley. The African Penguin on Dyer Island were quite quickly spotted with a few groups enjoying the sunshine. Two of our trips of the day were lucky enough to have spotted some dolphins, one of them were able to see the graceful Indian Ocean Humpbacked Dolphin while the other got to witness the playful Bottlenose Dolphins. What a day! With sightings of 4 of the marine big 5 on some trips including some special appearances from our dolphin species.

The Bronze Whaler Shark

The Bronze Whaler dorsal fin

A flock of Cape Cormorants

 

Some beautiful views of the Bottlenose Dolphins

The Bottlenose Dolphins with the Cape Cormorant flock in the back

A look at the Humpbacked Dolphin

A cute little seal leaning against a piece of metal

This looks comfy

Using the algae as a slide

Napping buddies

Moooooooom

A dip in the water

Our African Penguin among the Cormorants

Some Penguins and White Breasted Cormorants

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