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Ivanhoe Sea Safaris
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$62.61*
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Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A typical trip will have you exploring our magnificent coastline and bay while looking for whales, dolphins, sharks, seals and seabirds. Apart from the Southern Right Whales, we are able to view Brides Whales, Humpback Whales and possibly even Great White Sharks.There are many Cape Fur Seals, African Penguins, Dolphins, Sunfish and plenty of coastal marine birds to been seen whilst out at sea.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Ivanhoe are great.
This is an experienced team who know exactly what they are doing, are obviously concerned about the well being of the great sea creatures we are going to see, and make the whole whale watching experience really worthwhile... This reviewer has been on the Ivanhoe boat for the 4th time now and will definitely be coming back for more.
The trip starts at 11:00 am from Gaansbai and lasts about 3 hours in Walkers Bay. If you're lucky you will also see Great White Sharks.
You can whale watch from the shoreline... but it's not until your are in the water next to them that you really appreciate the experience.

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Reviewed December 31, 2011

Used these guys after much recommendation from TA users. Surprised that there werent too many reviews.
Got in touch with them through their website and they were extremely helpful and very quick in answering my queries. Booked it by email and paid them when we got there.
They do 2 to 3 trips a day but it is weather dependent.
The boat is a reasonable size with toilet onboard.
We saw numerous whales on our trip. The boat goes near the whales but not close enought to touch and the whales approach the boat rather than the boat chasing which i guess must be good for whales.
Overall can thouroughly recommend these guys if you want to do whale watching in Gansbaai.

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Reviewed December 3, 2017
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