“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 […]
“Picture of the day” With the strong easterly winds blowing yesterday vast shoals of pilchards & mackerel moved into our bay to feed on the plankton rich water that had been blown in. With this came the Gannets, Common dolphins and Brydes whales.
“Picture of the day” For the last couple of days we have been very lucky to have various pods of Common dolphins feeding in our Bay. The groups have ranged between 150 and ±1500. We also had Brydes whales feeding with them and yesterday afternoon, we had a group of 7 lunge feeding between the […]
“Picture of the day” Another awesome trip on the ocean!!! Today on our 09h30 boat trip we encountered a pod of ± 500 Common dolphins, busy feeding at Dune Park. After about 5 minutes they were joined by 5 Brydes whales a few Cape Fur Seals and Cape Gannets.
“Picture of the day” On our 09h30 boat trip this morning we picked up a nice pod of dolphins ±100-150, moving from Grootbank towards Keurbooms Village, surfing and playing in the waves. They kept our guests entertained for 20 minutes. We then moved off and came across a small group of very rare Indo-Pacific Humpback […]
“Picture of the day” We had a pod of ±2000 common dolphins in the bay this morning. We also had Brydes whales feeding in the bay. These dolphins are associated with diving seabirds (particularly Cape Gannets), Penguins and Brydes whales – all feeding on the same small pelagic fish (pilchard, herring, squid etc.)