Popular Whale Watching Destinations
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
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
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