Whale Watching Infographic

Free Downloadable Infographic for Whale Watching in South Africa

Whale Watching in South AfricaSouth African Whale Watching Infographic

South Africa is one of the best places in the world to watch whales. Nothing prepares you for your first whale and the impact that seeing it has upon you! Sighting whales along our shoreline is so popular that they have joined the ranks of lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. Collectively they make up the 'big six' of African game viewing.

For a handy reference guide about everything to do with Whale Watching in South Africa, we have prepared a handy, downloadable .pdf for you to enjoy at your leisure and help you in your pursuit of enjoying the experience of watching the whales in South Africa.

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Popular Whale Watching Destinations

Cape Peninsula

Where? False Bay
During the late 1800s and 1900s False Bay and Table Bay had thriving whaling stations, there were so many whales in the bays. Today they do not attract quite the level of whale activity as towns further east, but come they still do. Humpback and Byde...

More info and photographs: Whale Watching in False Bay, Cape Peninsula

Cape Whale Coast

Where? Whale Coast
The coming of the whales to the Western Cape's southern coastline, also known as the Cape Whale Coast, every year between June and November, not only creates a stir, but brings to our shores a large, intelligent and remarkable giant of the sea and the...

More info and photographs: Whale Watching on the Cape Whale Coast, Western Cape

Walker Bay

Where? Cape Overberg
Walker Bay heart of the whale coast. The waters between Hermanus and Pearly Beach attract hundreds of whales annually to the shallow waters of this coastline, also known as the whale coast. Daily sightings of these giant beasts of the sea, certainly...

More info and photographs: Whale Watching in Walker Bay, Cape Overberg

Cape Agulhas

Where? Cape Agulhas
Cape Agulhas may not be as beautiful as the Cape Peninsula, nor boast quite the whale watching of Hermanus, Walker Bay or Witsand. However there is the bonus of fewer people, and thus the advantage of access to the whales without the crowds...

More info and photographs: Whale watching in Cape Agulhas


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Whilst the Overberg area draws the strongest presence of the southern right whale, it is not the only place to see them in South Africa.

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