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“Fun!”

Hermanus Whale Cruises
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews
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“Fun!”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We had a great time watching the whales!
the guide was very enthusiastic and encouraged us all to stand up and look for the whales.
they served free beverages and snacks, which was nice.
we also picked the best time of the year, September, so we got to see lots of whales from very near!
:-)

Visited September 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“whale watching close up !”
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Had a great trip to see the whales close up, and you do get very close. Great experience, worth paying for but it isn't cheap. No guide with this team, so fairly basic...other operations do have commentary but this is fine if you don't need the chat

Visited August 2013
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Wirral
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“stunning”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Almost didn't do this trip as had seen whales from the cliff path. Wow we saw possibly 20 whales, and at one point ,as we were drifting with engines off,as we were close to 5 whales and did not want to disturb them, three whales surfaced right next to our boat, and even bumped it gently as they moved around us.

Visited August 2013
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Rivonia, Gauteng, South Africa
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“You can't beat this for a whale tour”
Reviewed 18 May 2013

We weighed anchor and rode out for about 20 minutes to Kleinmond where we must have seen at least 30 whales in maybe 4 or 5 different groups, we came withing touching distance of these monsters of the deep, their grunts and growls (which I didn't know about) I shall never forget.
A must if you go to Hermanus, drop in at Aron at Scuba Africa whilst in the harbour, he also takes groups out in his rubber duck for various escapades from New Harbour.

Visited December 2012
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Johannesburg
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“Whale watching - An awesome Adventure”
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My husband and friend went out for a whale watching tour with a tour group. Me being the sea sick person that I am had the only choice of being on shore. I parked in the Hermanus town near the restaurants. I sat at the peak watching spot and saw over 8whales. all swimming close to the shore so you could see them clearly - this was amazing. these creatures are massive and wonderful. One actually did the scene out of the movies - hop out of the water - really beautiful. If you havent been down there during whale season - something to mark on your calendar.
We need to preserve them.
While eating at the restaurants - you can view whales swimming past - really nice!

There is a fee when going on the tours - as they take you out.
Standing on the shore is for free!

Visited November 2012
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