Boat Based Whale Watching from Hermanus

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in The Overberg

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from$65.60
5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Experience an up, close and personal encounter with the ‘gentle giants’ of the ocean that promises to be an ‘experience to be treasured.’ From June to December you will mostly encounter the Southern Right whales, seals, penguins and marine birds, and often see dolphins, Bryde’s and Humpback whales on this informative and educational tour.
The whale watching tour begins with an on-land briefing presented by our whale specialist guide before heading down the jetty to our boat. We then set off from the Hermanus New Harbour in search of the ‘gentle giants.’ During the tour our friendly, knowledgeable crew adds that personal touch to ensure an all-round great experience, from ensuring you don’t miss the perfect photo opportunities to serving complimentary light refreshments. The guides keep you informed via our on board PA system ensuring your whale trip is informative and educational.WHAT YOU CAN ENCOUNTEREncounter Southern Right, Humpback & Bryde’s whales.Dolphins, Seals, and a large variety of marine birds including the African penguin.JUNE- MID AUGUST | Humpback & Southern Right whalesJUNE-DECEMBER | Southern Right whalesPASSENGER COMFORT- Twin hulls of the catamaran provide optimum stability.- Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating throughout.- Enclosed areas for protection from sea spray and weather conditions.- Retractable, transparent blinds to give the option of open-air freshness in good sea conditions.- Surround- sound public address system for optimum communication by the specialist guide on board.- Modern ladies and gents toilets on board.- Refreshments bar on board

What’s included

  • Whale specialist guide on board
  • Support Crew to ensure passenger comfort
  • Complimentary Light refreshments

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • The listed price does not include a R5 entrance fee to the Harbour, payable upon entry

Highlights

  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Family friendly
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