Tag Archives: Whales

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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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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Your Guide to Whale Watching on the Cape Point Route

Whale season in Cape Town runs any time from June  – November every year. Peak Season for whale watching is usually August – October. This is the time that whales migrate into the coastal waters of the Western Cape to … 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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Wine and Whale Package

This is a wonderful package from Mariner Guest House in Simon’s Town that incorporates the best of the Cape Point Route for the season! It’s whale season in the south peninsula and there is no better way to take a break … 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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Accommodation with Views of Whales

It is whale season and what better way to watch these magnificent ocean giants than on a weekend away in an accommodation establishment with views of the ocean. Many of these Cape Town bed and breakfasts, hotels and guesthouses allow … 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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