Hermanus Whale Sightings - Front Deck of Ivanhoe

Hermanus Whale Sightings – 2021

Hermanus Whale Sightings – The right kind of day! Hermanus Whale Sightings on yesterday’s tour – We encountered 9 Southern Right Whales, with others blowing in the distance or hanging out in the breakers! We could not be more excited about this, as we are not too sure of what[…]

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Hermanus Whale Watching Boat Trip

Whale Watching Tour Cape Town

Whale Watching Tour Cape Town Your host Ivanhoe Sea Safaris has been rated on Trip Advisor as one of the best whale watching tour Cape Town operators. 5 Star rated and simply a most humbling experiences when you see such a magnificent creature within meters of the boat. The Ivanhoe[…]

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Hermaus Wal Festival Schwanz

Hermanus Whale Festival 2021 – Cancelled

Hermanus whale festival is a yearly event that takes place on the last weekend of September to celebrate the arrival of Southern Right whales to the shores of South Africa.  Every year during the months of June and December, Southern Right Whale mothers make their way to the sheltered waters of Walker Bay to raise their calves. During the peak of this season, visitors of a different kind also flock to the area to attend the Hermanus whale festival. This festival was established in the early 1990’s and is an enviro-arts festival not to be missed. The Whale festival is a lively outdoor event that takes place towards the end of September.

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Humpback Whales Migrating

Buckelwale beobachtuen in Gansbaai Südafrika

Buckelwale sind majestätisch, intelligent und berühmt für ihr Lied. Diese sanften Riesen wandern ab Mai an unseren Ufern vorbei. Dann haben Sie die Möglichkeit, sie auf einer unserer Touren zu entdecken. Buckelwale passieren unsere Küste und machen sich auf den Weg in die warmen Gewässer von Mosambik und Madagaskar, um[…]

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Humpback Whales Migrating

Humpback Whale Watching In Gansbaai South Africa

Humpback whales are majestic, intelligent and famous for their song. These gentle giants begin to migrate past our shores in May, which is when you stand a chance of spotting them on one of our tours. Humpback Whales pass our coast, making their way to the warm waters of Mozambique[…]

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Close Encounter of a Southern Right Whale

Walvisspotseizoen in Zuid-Afrika

Walvisspotseizoen in Zuid-Afrika – Tijdens de tweede tour van het seizoen werden we getrakteerd op twee verschillende soorten walvissen en een tuimelaar! Vandaag was een prachtige dag om op het water te zijn, dus we vertrokken vroeg en helder om de voor vanmiddag voorspelde wind te verslaan. We begonnen onze[…]

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Spot the eye of a Southern Right Whale

Walbeobachtung in Südafrika – Eine Öko-Extravaganz

Walbeobachtung in Südafrika – Heute (25. September 2020) war ein unglaublicher Tag, um in der Bucht unterwegs zu sein. Wir hatten eine Öko-Extravaganz, bei der wir viele verschiedene Arten entdeckten. Auf den heutigen Touren sahen wir 7 südliche Glattwale, die Brydeswale, gemeine Delfine und Seehunde im Wasser fütterten, während die[…]

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Spot the eye of a Southern Right Whale

Whale Watching South Africa – An Eco extravaganza!

Whale Watching South Africa – Today (25-Sept-2020) was an incredible day to be out and about in the bay. We had an eco extravaganza, spotting many different species.  On today’s tours we saw  saw 7 Southern Right Whales, feeding Brydes Whales, Common Dolphins and Cape Fur Seals in the water[…]

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Hermaus Wal Festival Schwanz

Hermanus Walfest

Das Hermanus-Walfest ist eine jährliche Veranstaltung, die am letzten Wochenende im September stattfindet, um die Ankunft der Südlichen Glattwale an den Ufern Südafrikas zu feiern. In den Monaten Juni und Dezember machen sich die Mütter des Südlichen Glattwals jedes Jahr auf den Weg in die geschützten Gewässer von Walker Bay,[…]

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Schließen Sie Hermanus Whale Watching

Walbeobachtung in Hermanus, was Sie wissen müssen

Walbeobachtung in Hermanus wurde zur besten Landbeobachtung der Welt gewählt. Gansbaai liegt auf der anderen Seite der Bucht und bietet die gleiche Walbeobachtung mit der Möglichkeit, die Massen zu besiegen. Wenn Sie vorhaben, in Hermanus oder Gansbaai Wale zu beobachten, finden Sie hier einige Tipps und Tricks, mit denen Sie[…]

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Schließen Sie Hermanus Whale Watching

Whale Watching In Hermanus, What You Need To Know

Whale watching in Hermanus has been voted the best land based viewing in the world. Situated on the other side of the bay, Gansbaai boasts the same whale watching with an opportunity to beat the crowds. If you’re planning on going whale watching in Hermanus or Gansbaai, here are some[…]

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Südafrika – Walbeobachtung – Bootstour

Südafrika Walbeobachtung  Bootstour Anbieter haben wir uns bereits in Deutschland “Ivanhoe Sea Safaris” ausgesucht, als Ardi uns dann auch noch genau diesen Veranstalter empfohlen hat, war die Sache eindeutig. Ivanhoe Sea Safaris hat seinen Sitz im Fischereihafen von Gansbaai, 3km von De Kelders entfernt. Gansbaai wurde 1881 als Fischerort gegründet[…]

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Whale Watching Hermanus

Hermanus Walbeobachtungssaison, Südafrika

Hermanus-Walbeobachtungssaison ist eines der am meisten erwarteten Ereignisse in Südafrika. Wenn der Winter im Juni beginnt, werden die Südlichen Glattwale die lange Wanderung von der Subantarktis an die Küste Südafrikas beginnen, um in unseren Sandbuchten Schutz zu finden. Wo sie ihren Weg zu ihren Brut- und Kalbgebieten finden. Nach einem[…]

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Whale Watching Hermanus

Hermanus Whale Watching Season, South Africa

Hermanus whale watching season is one of the most anticipated events in South Africa. As winter begins to creep in during June, Southern Right Whales will begin the long migration from Sub Antarctica to the coast of South Africa to find shelter within our sandy bays. Where they will make[…]

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Whale Watching Cape Town- A Time of New Beginnings

September has arrived for whale watching Cape Town, bringing changes all around the natural world. As the cold slowly descends upon the Northern Hemisphere, the Southern reaches of the globe are being warmed by Spring, and above all, Spring heralds new beginnings; new life. The animal kingdom is profoundly affected[…]

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Hermanus Boat Cruises -The Ivanhoe Blog

Hello and welcome to the new blog section about Hermanus boat cruises! I’m Jessica and I will be taking you through a series of educational and fun articles which will be designed to give you a deeper understanding of Walker Bay’s beautiful coast and the many creatures sheltered here, many[…]

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South Africa Whale Season With Ivanhoe Sea Safaris

It is nearly  South Africa Whale Season Our  Southern Right whales start to arrive, our whale season starts in June and ends towards the later part of December. Every year hundreds of Southern Right Whales start their migration having feasted in the rich feeding grounds of the Atlantic, towards our[…]

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Boat Cruises Hermanus First 2015 Whale Sighting

Boat Cruises Hermanus – 2015 Whale season starts soon! We had our first whale sighting today just outside of the Gansbaai Harbour, numbers will be arriving soon and we expect to be running a full service from 1st of June. September has shown up, bringing changes all around the regular[…]

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Watching Whales at sea on the Overberg Coastline

I’ve spent countless hours since I moved to the Overberg in awe of whales… and  though I’ve been blessed to witness well over a hundred breaches, I’m still amazed every time I see these massive creatures propel themselves out of the ocean and into the sky. Yesterday, Jon and I[…]

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A whale of a time in Gansbaai

Two Africa Geographic team members drove out to Gansbaai in September to join Ivanhoe Sea Safaris for a whale watching experience. When we arrived at Gansbaai Harbour we were warmly greeted by Elizna and taken to Ivanhoe – our catamaran. After a short briefing on safety, lifejacket use in an[…]

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