Ocean Encounters

Cruises / Whale Watching in or near Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route in the Garden Route, South Africa.

Things To Do in Plettenberg BayOcean Encounters

Cruises Whale Watching

Where? Ocean Adventures, Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.

When? By Arrangement.

How? Call +27 (0)44 533-4897

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Plettenberg Bay, in Garden Route

Our Ecological adventure leaves from Central Beach with an exciting beach launch and heads east past the bird sanctuary and Keurbooms beach to Arch Rock. Here we usually encounter Bottlenose and the rare Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphins as well as some shark species. From Arch Rock we head into the middle of the Bay where pelagic seabirds are normally to be found some 7km from the shore. Out there our resident Bryde's whales may be seen, as well as Common Dolphins or Southern Right and Humpback whales during their season.

We then traverse the Bay to the point of Robberg Peninsula and out to the Wild side, often seeing groups of whales and pods of dolphins. Cruising back along the inside of Robberg, we see the unique geology from this unusual viewpoint and can observe our growing Cape Fur Seal Colony.

Finally we head back along the Robberg beach, while a brief rundown on the history of the area is given. After passing the Beacon Island Hotel, built on the site of an original Whaling Station, we end the experienced with an exhilarating landing, again on Central Beach.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Plettenberg Bay


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