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Whale watching company suggestion and time of day

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Whale watching company suggestion and time of day

The wife and I are planning to drive from Cape Town and stay in Hermanus for 2 nights. I wanted to get some suggestions on which company to use for whale watching. I was thinking of using Walker Bay Adventures since I can also do shark cage diving with them. Also, what is a good time of the day for whale viewing.

I have also read De Kelders being better than Hermanus for whale population, any suggestions?

BTW, thanks Lisaplaces for the comments in other posts.

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1. Re: Whale watching company suggestion and time of day

Hi

De Kelders is better for shore based whale watching, as the whales come much closer to the shoreline.

Sorry can't help you with boats, as I've never been, sea sickness!! But they all head out into Walker Bay.

Good news that the whales seem to be back.

Lisa

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Walker Bay Adventures are reselling trips by other operators. They don't have their own whale or shark diving boats. They do organise the kayaking themselves which is great.

From Hermanus I prefer Southern Right Charters for whale watching.

For Shark cage diving in Gansbaai personally I think Marine Dynamics are the best. You can also do whale watching in Gansbaai on Ivanhoe. The eco tour with Dyer Island Conservation Trust is also great.

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Percy Tours

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5. Re: Whale watching company suggestion and time of day

I also second the choice of Southern Right Charters which operates from Hermanus. Alternatively, you can also have a look at Hermanus Whale Cruises if the first one does not availability.

All the best!

Hank Daries I Owner @ Ulungele Tours & Safari's I Cape Town

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