Whale Watching In The Eastern Cape

Whale Watching in or near Bluewater Bay, Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in Bluewater BayWhale Watching In The Eastern Cape

Whale Watching Port Elizabeth Sunshine Coast Wild Coast

Where? Bluewater Bay and various other surrounding locations

When? Between July and December every year.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Bluewater Bay, in Eastern Cape

Between July and December of every year, the Eastern Cape coastline is frequented by Southern Right Whales and Humpback Whales. These animals glide past the shore; breaching, lobtailing and spy-hopping as onlookers appreciate their antics from the beach. The warm waters and extensive coastline of the Eastern Cape make this a fabulous whale-watching destination.

Here are the top 12 spots from which to see these magnificent marine mammals in the Eastern Cape Province:

1. Nahoon Beach, Gonubie Beach and Eastern Beach – East London
2. Port Alfred
3. Kenton On Sea
4. Bluewater BayPort Elizabeth
5. Pollock Beach - Port Elizabeth
6. The entire stretch between Beachview and Seaview - Port Elizabeth
7. Supertubes – Jeffrey’s Bay
8. St Francis Bay
9. The coast off Tsitsikamma National Park
10. Coffee Bay - Wild Coast
11. Port St Johns - Wild Coast
12. Chintsa - Jikileza Route

All year long, the famous bottlenose dolphins of South Africa can be spotted in our warm Indian Ocean waters, and spotting these is always rewarding.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Bluewater Bay

Nautilus Guesthouse

Guest House

Nautilus Guesthouse

Nautilus Guesthouse offers comfortable accommodation in Bluewater Bay, in walking distance to the beach. All rooms are ... more

Riverside Lodge

Guest House

Riverside Lodge

Riverside Lodge is beautifully situated on the banks of the Swartkops River just two kilometres from Bluewater Bay beach ... more

Whales Way Lodge

Guest House / Self Catering

Whales Way Lodge

Situated just 15 minutes from Nelson Mandela Bay's City Centre and airport, Whales Way Lodge is the perfect holiday ... more

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