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Top Land Based Whale Watching Spots on the Cape Point Route

Whale season in Cape Town runs any time from June  – November every year.  The whales, which spend the winter feeding on plankton in Antarctic waters, come up to the relatively warmer waters of the southern Atlantic to calve and … 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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