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Marine Big 5 Safari from Cape Town

Marine Big 5 Safari from Cape Town

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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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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$137.72
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US$137.72
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Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$186.24
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US$186.24
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Wine-Tasting and Whale-Watching Tour from Cape Town

Wine-Tasting and Whale-Watching Tour from Cape Town

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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US$84.78
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US$84.78
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Whale Watching Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

Whale Watching Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$134.28
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US$134.28
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Hermanus Whale Watching Shared Boat Trip and Private Wine Tour from Cape Town

Hermanus Whale Watching Shared Boat Trip and Private Wine Tour from Cape Town

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$134.95
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Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai

Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai

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Get the best possible chance to see Africa's Marine Big 5—marine birds, penguins, seals, dolphins, and whales—by booking this sea safari tour in Walker Bay. With a marine biologist guide to provide in-depth commentary on the local marine wildlife, keep your eye out for these animals in their natural habitat. Scenic points of interest include Danger Point, De Kelders Beach, and De Platt Beach, which all make for excellent photo ops.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.75
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Stony Point Nature Reserve Penguin Colony Via Whale Route

Stony Point Nature Reserve Penguin Colony Via Whale Route

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Visit both the Stony Point Nature Reserve—home to a large colony of African penguins—and the Waaygat Whaling Station on this tour from Cape Town. See the black and white birds up close from a boardwalk through the colony, learning about their biology and behavior through a guide's commentary. Tour the remnants of the Waaygat Whaling Station, the former site of whale meat harvesting and processing from the early 20th century, to imagine what whaling life was like on the cape during that time. Light lunch included.
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  • 4 hours
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US$193.78
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Full-Day Whale Watching and Wine Tasting Tour from Cape Town

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

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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 (additional cost) 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
  • Free Cancellation
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US$191.38
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US$191.38
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Whale Watching Tour from Cape Town

Whale Watching Tour from Cape Town

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Marvel at the magic of Mother Nature with a whale watching tour to Hermanus from Cape Town. Enjoy the majestic scenery in this part of South Africa, where land-based whale watching is easy. Watch for Southern Right Whales, which come here annually to breed and calve. Stop for photo opportunities at scenic points, and get a chance to upgrade to a boat-based whale-watching tour while in Hermanus (own expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.22
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US$101.22
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Whale Watching and Wine Tour to Hermanus

Whale Watching and Wine Tour to Hermanus

Experience the thrill and the wonder of whale watching along South Africa's scenic coast during this whale and wine tasting tour to Hermanus. You'll journey along 170 kilometers of African landscapes, past the False Bay, Betty's Bay and Houston. Although whale and dolphin sightings aren't guaranteed, this tour is sure to be a memorable adventure that highlights the beauty of this incredible nation.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.81
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US$150.81
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Whale Watching Tour from Cape Town

Whale Watching Tour from Cape Town

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This seasonal tour, which takes place between July and December, offers travelers the incredible opportunity to see Southern Right Whales calf from the rugged cliffs of Hermanus. Spend a full day sightseeing and experience the beauty and the wonder of these massive mammals up close.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.62
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Shore Whale Watching Day Tour to Hermanus the Whale Capital of SA from Cape Town

Shore Whale Watching Day Tour to Hermanus the Whale Capital of SA from Cape Town

The Atlantic Ocean waters off South Africa are home to a diverse range of marine creatures, but finding the best viewing spots requires local knowledge. On this tour, take to the waves with your guide and cruise to the best whale- and penguin-watching locations around Walker Bay and Stoney Point. Admire native marine wildlife in its natural habitat, with pickup and drop-off at your Cape Town or Cape Winelands hotel included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$134.95
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