Tag Archives: Boat based whale watching

Wild About Whales

In South Africa we are privileged to live in a natural environment, where 2 great oceans converge and one can experience the combination of land and sea.  South Africa (and the Western Cape in particular) remains one of the world’s … Continue reading

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ST George & Dragon Festival: Simons Town: 17 & 18 April

Great news!!   Following the success of last year, the St George and the Dragon Festival will be held on 17 and 18 April 2015 in the village of Simon’s Town.   The festival kicks off with a Medieval Feast in … Continue reading

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A Whale’s Tail

The Whale’s are here! Since May we have had some distant sightings from the shore but as we cruise into the whale season in Cape Town there have been some regular reports from the whale watching boats and now we … Continue reading

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It’s almost Whale Season!

It’s nearly whale season in Cape Town and the Cape Point Route happens to have some of the best land based and boat based whale watching opportunities on the planet. The whales usually start arriving from the end of May … Continue reading

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A whale of a heritage route “history hunt”

On Saturday 24 September, on Heritage Day, a fun family event will focus on the whales in Cape Town’s South Peninsula, and their history, importance, and the threat to their existence through A Whale of a Heritage Route, reports the … Continue reading

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Whale Behaviours for Whale Watchers

It’s official! Cape Point Route are whale snobs… but we do believe we have every right to claim this! We work in a privileged position in the south peninsula in one of the best whale watching site in the world. … Continue reading

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Which Whale is Which?

Whales are large, magnificent, intelligent aquatic mammals. Whales have sleek, streamlined bodies that move easily through water and are the only mammals (other than manatees) that live their entire lives in the water and the only mammals that have adapted … Continue reading

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Top 10 land based whale watching spots

Cape Point Route spotted 2 Southern Right Whales in front of a Naval submarine this morning (19 August 2011) in False Bay.  The Southern Right Whales are starting to appear more regularly and in greater numbers. What an amazing place … Continue reading

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