Marine Big 5 Daily Blog 23 May

Written by May 23 2024

Marine Big 5 Daily Blog 23 May

Whale Watching near Cape Town, South Africa Welcome to Gansbaai, home of the Marine Big 5.

Trip Summary 23 May 2024:

We started a bit later today trying to avoid most of the rain, but nature had other plans for us. Nonetheless, we had an absolutely fantastic time out at sea and had a real feel of an adventure. We started our first trip and joined the shark cage diving vessel to see some Bronze whalers and then headed to the island system to enjoy the playful Cape Fur seals. We also got very lucky to see some African penguins out in the open water.

The second trip started with a bang! We came across not one but three(!!!) Humpback dolphins right outside of the harbour. They can be a little tricky to spot sometimes, but we got some incredible views right next to the vessel. And once again we saw some Bronze whaler sharks, some Cape Fur seals and again a raft of African penguins.


Trip 1


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