humpback whales

Picture of the: Bottlenose Dolphins

“Picture of the day” This morning at 06h30 we had a group of ±300 bottlenose dolphins in the bay. This one gave us a spectacular aerial performance on our 09h30 boat trip off Keurbooms strand. We also had 4 Humpback whales ±2 kilometers off the island off Robberg.    

Picture of the day: One of three Humpback Whales

“Picture of the day” One of three Humpback whales yesterday in the bay. According to authorities in Kwazulu Natal hundreds of Humpback whales were seeing passing along the coastline heading south. This is great news for us in Plettenberg Bay as November should be a fantastic month for spotting these mammals passing our bay.  

Picture of the day: Humpback Whale

“Picture of the day” What an awesome trip!!! We spotted this Humpback whale off the point of Robberg. This whale was breaching and lob-tailing, before moving off, joining another 2 Humpback whales. We also saw the frequent visitor to our bay, the Elephant Seal.

Picture of the day: Two Humpback Whales

“Picture of the day” Two Humpback whales out of a group of six one kilometer off the Island on Robberg Peninsula. We should start seeing Humpback whales for the next two months on their southerly migration. According to an observer in the Transkei up to ±100 Humpback whales are passing their coastline daily. We are READ MORE

Picture of the day: Awesome Sighting

“Picture of the day” What an awesome sight!!! Yesterday on our 09h30 boat trip, we spotted these two Humpback whales. While en-route searching for whales, these two Humpbacks’s appeared ± 100m from the boat. They entertained us with their acrobatic movements and whale songs. They normally break through the surface at least 4 times before READ MORE

Picture of the Day: Elephant Seal

“Picture of the day” Our smiling Elephant Seal is still in the bay entertaining the guests on all three boat trips today. Due to windy conditions and rough seas on the outside of the bay, we were not able to get to the Humpback whales, even though we saw them breaching far out to sea. READ MORE

Picture of the day: Numerous whale blows

While traveling off the point of Robberg our guide Mario noticed numerous whale blows ± 2 kilometers in front of the boat. While encountering these Humpback whales, we noticed a group of ± 12 Humpback whales in a half kilometer radius. Their blows were reaching heights of between 4 – 5 meters. We also had READ MORE