Whale Watching / Ocean Safari / Close Encounter Whale Experience – Picture of the Day Yesterday on our 09h30 and we had this Brydes whale at Keurbooms Village. This whale swam alongside the boat for 10 minutes before moving off. En-route to Robberg, we encountered 9 Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins playing in the surf at Robberg […]
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Damara Returns! – vessel used for Boat Based Whale Watching and Ocean Safaris – one of the Garden Routes Premiere Activities On Wednesday 22nd May at 13h00 our vessel Damara returned back from Cape St Francis after having a total re-furbishment and is now ready to take your guests back to sea for Whale […]
“Picture of the day” Today on our 09h30 boat trip we had Bottlenose dolphins playing in the surf at Keurbooms Strand. En-route to Robberg we encountered 4 Brydes whales.
“Picture of the day” Yesterday evening at 17h00 a big shoal of pilchards was pushed into the day by ± 1000 Common dolphins and 5 – 6 Brydes whales. This feeding frenzy went on until about 17h30 until the dolphins rounded the point of Robberg on their way to Knysna.
“Picture of the day” On our 09h30 trip today we encountered a pod of ±250 – 300 common dolphins moving towards the corner of Robberg. These animals kept our guests on vessel Gaia entertained for at least 30 minutes before leaving the bay and moving on to Knysna. While following these common dolphins, we had […]
“Picture of the day” Yesterday our crew, Shaun and Mario took our vessel Damara II for the 12h00 excursion. As they were running along Keurbooms Strand they came across a lonesome pod of 9 Indo-Pacific Humpback dolphins, the largest of the 3 dolphin species in our bay. As the boat was traveling alongside them, they […]
“Picture of the day” Another fantastic day on the ocean!!! On Wednesday morning on our 09h30 boat trip we encountered a pod of Bottlenose dolphins on the other side of the Keurbooms River Mouth. En-Route to Robberg we encountered a Brydes whale at Robberg 5.
“Picture of the day” On Monday 16th April we had our second Southern Right whale passing through the bay for 2012. Guests were entertained on Robberg Beach with this whale breaching up to 5 to 6 times ± 2kilometers off the Beacon Island moving towards the Point of Robberg. Today on both our 09h30 and […]
“Picture of the day” On Friday the 13th April we woke up to find our bay full of life. We launched our first boat at 09h30 and proceeded towards the Keurbooms River Mouth where we approached our first group of Common dolphin’s ±2000 with thousands of Gannets and ±20 to 30 Brydes whales feeding. We […]
“Picture of the day” After not being able to get to sea for two days due to strong winds and rain, this did not affect our dolphins at all. On launching at 09h30 this morning, we picked up a group of 40 – 50 Bottlenose dolphins other side the Keurbooms River Mouth. We followed them […]