brydes whale

Picture of the day: Pod of about 2000 common dolphins

“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.)

Picture of the day: Southern Right whale

“Picture of the day” On our 09h30 boat trip on Monday morning we noticed a blow just behind the back line at Dune Park. On approaching, skipper Tracy noticed it was a Southern Right whale and not a Brydes whale. We spent 20 minutes with this whale which entertained our clients on the boat. So READ MORE

Picture of the day: Brydes Whales

“Picture of the day” At last the Brydes whales have arrived in our bay. We are so lucky in Plettenberg Bay to be able to have whales throughout the year. Brydes normally don’t show themselves like Humpback’s and Southern Rights. Normally you just spot the dorsal fin on it’s back or their blows. The average READ MORE

Picture of the day: Awesome Trip

“Picture of the day” What an awesome trip!!! Today on our 12h00 boat trip we encountered Brydes whales just off the Point of Robberg. We also had ± 10 White Chinned Petrels circling above the boat for at least 5 minutes and at the seal colony we had our regular visitor, the Elephant Seal. En-route READ MORE