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Hermanus

Southern Right Charters

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Hermanus, South Africa
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About Southern Right Charters
BOAT BASED WHALE WATCHING IN HERMANUS. Our memorable whale-watching trips are informative and educational. We mostly encounter the Southern Right whales, seals, penguins and marine birds, and often see dolphins, Bryde’s and Humpback whales on many of our trips. The purpose-built catamaran, Miroshca complies with all safety regulations and provides spectacular viewing and comfort. Qualified, experienced skipper with Whale Specialist and Interpreter guide on board- Light refreshments included- DVD of tour available- Licensed permit holder. Daily Departures: 9h00; 12h00 & 15h00. Weather Permitting. Bookings Advisable.
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Boat Based Whale Watching from Hermanus

Maximize your chances of seeing whales with this boat tour from Hermanus. Learn about the magnificent mammals from a whale specialist as you head out onto the water. Depending on the time of year keep an eye out for humpback, Bryde's, and southern right whales, as well as dolphins and seals.
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90 to 180 minutes
from $61.01

Boat-based Marine Safari from Hermanus

Get out onto the waters of Hermanus, one of the best places in the world to view marine life. Aboard a comfortable catamaran, explore the coastline looking out for the resident Brydes whales, dolphins, seals, and variety of seabirds including the African penguin. Along the way, gain insights into the region’s wildlife from your crew and specialist guide.
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90 to 180 minutes
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from $44.07
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All reviews whale watching these gentle giants see whales actual trip three trips got sick breathtaking experience cancelled due professional company comfortable boat top deck pod of dolphins excellent trip these guys whale season marine life briefing
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Reviewed December 8, 2019

We used Hermanus Whale Cruises and whilst we didn't get close to any whales - it was the end of the season - the guys did go out of their way to find a mother and two calves right at the far end of ther...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Tim W
Reviewed December 2, 2019

Unfortunately our booked trip was cancelled twice with a flimsy excuse. And now we have to struggle with reimbursement of paid amount. Tour operator is not reliable.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kitelab1
Reviewed November 27, 2019

Received a SMS in good time that the whale tour was cancelled due to rough sea and few whales in the area. Very pleasant conversation with the company an the prepaid amount for the tour is being returned. If going to Hermanus again, I will...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank 500jespers
Reviewed November 27, 2019 via mobile

We travelled 2 hours from Cape Town getting up at 6am to get to the office only to be told that all boats were cancelled due to rough sea. I can understand boats being cancelled for safety, but not contacting customers beforehand is unacceptable. They...More

Thank GaryAds
Reviewed November 13, 2019

We did this as a couple, but it seems great for any group. The guides were great and the whale spotting was so much fun! Great experience

Date of experience: September 2019
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David M
July 14, 2018|
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Response from Petro P | Reviewed this property |
September is peak whale season so booking in advance will be a good idea
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lenanash31
April 23, 2018|
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Response from JoolesMansfield_UK | Reviewed this property |
The best times are from August to November just bear in mind August is still classed as Winter. We went end October and it was only just getting warmer
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