Breaching, Southern Right whale, Plettenberg Bay

During the South African winter, Southern Right whales (Eubalaena australis) arrives from the Antarctic to breed and give birth. They normally arrive in Plettenberg Bay in mid-July and stay until mid-September. They were given the name “right” whale, because during the whaling (the massive hunt of whales) they were the right whales to hunt. They READ MORE

Southern Right whale breaching off Robberg Beach

Breaching whales are a sight to behold. In the 16+ years that Ocean Blue has been in operation it still amazes us to see these marine giants launch themselves out of the water. Let’s consider this for a moment, fully grown Southern Right whales is on average about 50 ton and about 14m long and they READ MORE