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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Boat Based Whale Watching from Hermanus

Set out on a boat-based whale watching adventure from Hermanus. Learn about these magnificent creatures from a whale specialist before boarding your twin-hull catamaran, which sets out from the town's New Harbour in search of marine mammals. Depending on the time of year keep an eye out for Humpback, Bryde's, Southern Right whales and even dolphins and seals. Choose to sit inside or out and enjoy onboard refreshments (own expense) as you go.
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  • 90 to 180 minutes
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  • 90 to 180 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale Watching Private Day Tour to Gansbaai from Cape Town

The coastal waters off Hermanus are home to a spectacular range of marine wildlife, but the only way to enjoy truly up-close views is by boat. On this private wildlife cruise, spot humpback whales, dolphins, and more in their natural habitat with your guide. Spin through the seaside villages of Betty's Bay and Kleinmond—with round-trip travel from your Cape Town hotel included—and experience the best of the South African coast.
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  • 8 hours
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€121.60
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Robben Island Tour

Learn about Nelson Mandela’s remarkable legacy on this guided tour of Robben Island, where the famous leader spent long years of his imprisonment. Cover centuries of history in the UNESCO-listed historical property, which include decades as a military base, hospital, and maximum security prison. Tours include door-to-door pickup and drop-off from your Cape Town hotel; admission is at your expense.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale Watching Day Trip from Cape Town

Visit pretty Hermanus for a rare chance to go whale-watching from the shore. Southern Right Whales breed in the waters off Hermanus, not far from Cape Town, every year from July through November. The town is uniquely positioned to offer some of the best land-based whale-watching viewing locations in the world, and you can also choose to go out on a boat for more adventure (own expense).
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Private Sightseeing Tours

Whale Watching and Hermanus Wine Route: Private Guided Day Tour from Cape Town

Spend a day whale watching and wine tasting on this private full-day trip to Hermanus from Cape Town. See migrating Southern Right Whales off the coast of Hermanus from June through mid-December. Sample some of the local wines at two estates.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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Robben Island Ticket, Kirstenbosch & South African Wine Tasting Small Group Tour

This is a great choice for first-time visitors to Cape Town. Enjoy a comprehensive itinerary that showcases nature, wine, and stories of Nelson Mandela’s life. Avoid the hassle of figuring out public transport by having all transfers provided. Travel between attractions in a luxury minibus, and enjoy a ferry trip to Robben Island. Highlights include seeing Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, trying wine in Constantia, and seeing where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on Robben Island.
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  • 9 hours
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€150.36
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

Sunset Champagne Cruise

Catch the sunset over Cape Town from the deck of a sailboat on this evening cruise. Sit back and relax with a provided glass of sparkling wine while watching the sun sink over the city landscape. You’ll get frame-worthy photos of the city and Table Mountain in sunset hues; captain and crew are on hand to answer any questions and provide commentary.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony Charter

Our 30-foot powerboat has a walk-around cockpit allowing for good freedom of movement around the vessel. In the enclosed cabin area there is an electric-flush toilet and double bed to make your time at sea as comfortable as possible.There is also a refrigerator and ample seating. The hull design provides a comfortable and dry ride in all but the roughest sea conditions.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Day Cruises

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Champagne Cruise (Pre-Sunset)

Families with small children can still enjoy an evening sail on this pre-sunset cruise in Cape Town. Watch the sun sink lower in the sky and enjoy the “golden hour”, which makes for beautiful photos, on this pre-sunset cruise. You’ll get back to shore in plenty of time for dinner reservations or the kids’ bedtime. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and commentary from the crew while on board the boat.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale Watching from Hermanus

Hermanus is one of the best places for whale watching in South Africa, known for its large number of southern right whales that can be seen from June to December. With this cruise, maximize your chances of a sighting by visiting with an expert guide and enjoy spectacular views aboard a specially equipped catamaran with retractable viewing windows and an open-air top deck.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Whale Watching from Gansbaai

Enjoy an exciting 2-hour whale watching excursion from Gansbaai. Leave the harbor and head for the cliffs of De Keldar to look for Southern right whales, which mate and give birth in this area every year. Keep an eye out for other sea life, including dolphins, sharks and penguins.
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  • 2 hours
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€84.99
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Marine Big 5 Safari from Cape Town

Get the best possible shot at seeing Africa's Marine Big 5—the African penguin, the Cape fur seal, the great white shark, dolphin, and whale—on this guided tour to Dyer Island. An onboard biologist and experienced crew promise an educational experience focused on learning about the biology and behavior of these marine animals. Additionally, get a chance to visit the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary (APSS) either before or after the trip.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Day Cruises

Table Bay Marine Eco-Tour from Cape Town

Discover the variety South Africa's marine life through this 1.5-hour eco-tour from Cape Town. Board a boat departing from the Victoria and Albert Waterfront and heading out into the ocean for great views of the Atlantic Seaboard, Robben Island, and Table Mountain. Learn about the marine environment's flora and fauna through in-depth guided commentary.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Day Cruises

Marine Big 5 Safari from Hermanus

Embark on a safari cruise in pursuit of the Marine Big 5: dolphins, African penguins, the Cape fur seal, the great white shark, and several whale species. Over the course of two hours, you and your small group of just 15 passengers will head out to where your guide knows these animals like to hang out, learning about the marine environment through guided commentary on the way.
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  • 2 hours
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€113.75
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Historical & Heritage Tours

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Robben Island Ticket & Cape Town Essential Museum tour including Zeitz MOCAA

Discover all cape Town Essentials Museums on this 8 Hour Tour including Robben Island Ticket.Discover the Zeitz Museum, African biggest Art contemporary museum and learn the transformation which the building which used to be a grain silo, went through to become a 5 star hotel and home to Zeitz museum. Discover the Cape of Good Hope Castle, a very remarkable and historical building in Cape Town, South Africa. Discover the district six and the forced removal of its people by the apartheid regime in 1965. Take some photos in the colourful houses district of Bo- Kaap
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  • 8 hours
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€160.17
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  • 8 hours

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

Enjoy a 2-hour boat trip from Gansbaai to see great white sharks, whales, Cape fur seals, penguins and more. Visit the ominously-named Shark Alley to see if there are any great whites feeding on seals. Head to other parts of the ocean to look for whales and African penguins, as well as seabirds on Geyser Rock and Dyer Island. With experts on hand, you won’t miss any of the majestic marine wildlife on display.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours

Half-day Tours

Half-Day Robben Island Tour from Cape Town

Explore the most famous island prison in the world, Robben Island, on this half-day tour from Cape Town. Go deep into the history of Nelson Mandela's history and impact on the world through your guide's commentary as you have a look around the historic site. Round-trip ferry ticket from the Victoria and Albert Waterfront and admission to Robben Island are included to make for a seamless experience.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

Full Day Whale Watching Tour in Hermanus from Cape Town

Swap the hustle and bustle of Cape Town for a peaceful day of scenic views and a whale watching boat trip. No need to worry about booking your own transport as hotel pickup and drop-off is included. You won’t waste a moment, as your guide will point out attractions en route such as Pringle Bay and Fernkloof Nature Reserve. After a delicious lunch, you’ll go on a whale watching boat trip to spot these magnificent creatures in the wild.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Full-Day Whale Watching and Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Town

Combine a whale-watching boat tour and a visit to a local winery on this full-day tour to Hermanus. After a scenic drive along False Bay to Hermanus, embark on a 2-hour whale watch to learn about the marine mammals' biology and behavior. Back on land, choose to visit a wine estate in the Himmel en Arde valley or Stellenbosch before returning to Cape Town.
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  • 9 hours
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€98.06
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Half-day Tours

PRIVATE ROMANTIC SUNSET & DINNER CRUISE FOR 2 ONLY

Avoid the boatloads of tourists and enjoy an intimate experience on this private sunset dinner cruise.Toast the sunset with a glass of sparkling wine and some light snacks then sit down to a candlelit three- or four-course meal, set romantically with rose petals and accompanied by soft music.
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  • 3 hours
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€555.69
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Romantic Tours

Couples Sunset Cruise Including Champagne with Tigger 2 Cruises

Speed over the waters off Cape Town on this fast cruiser for a couples sunset cruise. Head for Clifton 4th Beach or Table Bay, depending on the day's weather, then anchor to watch the sunset with a glass of Method Cape Classic sparkling wine. On the way back to Cape Town, enjoy the colors of the fading sun and the view of the city lights blinking on for the evening.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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€24.52
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation

Day Trips

Wine-Tasting and Whale-Watching Tour from Cape Town

Combine two of South Africa's top activities, whale-watching and wine-tasting, in a single 9-hour tour from Cape Town. Travel to Hermanus to see right whales off the coast or upgrade your tour with an optional whale-watching cruise. Taste local wines in the Hemel en Aarde Valley, then visit Sir Lowry's Pass and Elgin. Tastings and round-trip transportation from your accommodations in Cape Town are included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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€74.20
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Full Day Private Whale Watching Penguins and Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Town

Enjoy the best of stunning Cape Town on this private tour that includes whale watching, penguins viewing, and wine tasting. You'll journey to the rugged cliffside town of Hermanus, known as the whale capital of South Africa. You will cross Sir Lowry's Pass where you may spot the national bird: the Blue Crane. After spending some time at Walker Bay, stop to see Cape Penguins in their natural habitat on the way back. Finally, enjoy a light lunch (own expense) and wine tasting before returning to Cape Town.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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€143.37
€168.67
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Day Cruises

V&A Waterfront Marine Big 5 Ocean Safari

Get to know the marine environment of the Cape Town Atlantic Coastline on this boat tour from the V&A waterfront. Step aboard a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with a small group of just 10 people, which gives you personalized attention from the guide and allows time to ask questions. Look out for ocean-dwelling creatures and learn about ecosystem through informed commentary.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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