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Ivanhoe Sea Safaris

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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, South Africa
+27 28 384 0556
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US$79.63*
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Whale Watching from Gansbaai
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US$54.79*
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Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai
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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.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous. Really happy we went and great crew. The whales were awesome. Definitely repeat again next time.

Thank THGS1610
ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff! Super excited for whale watching as it was my first time! We saw a lot of whales within the nature reserve. Once in a lifetime experience!

Thank _chiamzy89
ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We took a trip today at 10am from Gansbaai. Booking via phone was perfectly easy and very customer oriented (confirmation and all info was sent via mail as well as WhatsApp). We took the sea sickness pills as recommended (you get them in the close...More

Thank Kathrin M
ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Picked up bang on time from my guest house by Dennis for a semi private ( only one more lady) drive to Gaansbai for a whale trip. A wonderful trip out to see the whales ( saw 7 including calves) on a smallish vessel well...More

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ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent service from booking right through to the excursion itself, very well briefed & guided throughout. The highlight of our trip, thank you! Oh & the whales were spectacular too 😉

Thank Shona S
ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Went with Ivanhoe on trip to see Southern right whales and couldn't have asked for a better view. The crew were all incredibly knowledgeable and always respectful of the whales throughout, luckily for us the whales came right up to the boat. We witnessed mating...More

Thank ChrisButterworth
ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

With my wife and two kids, we drove two hours from Cape Town. We got into the boat and found no seats except inside the cabin. When we complained about it to the instructor/driver, he suggested that we leave and get a refund. It is...More

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ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Greenbelt6862, The management of Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, take any complaint or criticism very seriously. We are very sorry you felt that your trip with us was spoiled and you were unable to enjoy the viewing experience on the day. My understanding is we had...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a perfect day: calm sea with no winds and saw lots of whales in the bay. The Ivanhoe crew was very knowledgeable and they seemed to have real fun in doing their job. I also felt that they really make sure to disturb...More

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ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We saw quite a few of southern right whales! It was amazing how close we got and Karla was so informative and patient with all our questions! The main reason we booked with this place is because they only book 25 or less people on...More

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ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Conditions were perfect. the sea was flat and the sun was out. The information board showed that the day before produced a lot of whale sightings and so we were optimistic. And what a successful outing. We found Bryde's quite quickly and were able to...More

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ivanhoeseasafaris, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

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Leon H
27 October 2017|
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Response from BurySt_EdmundsTrevor | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I took this tour in September and saw breaching whales and mothers and their calves. Of course you cannot predict nature so this is no guarantee you will see anything-however this outfit are very professional and... More
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Agami_11
12 April 2016|
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Response from Mailsurf |
Whales arrive in June and leave December.
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