Cape Town Whale Watching

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The Whale Trail

Where? De Hoop
Start: Potberg, De Hoop Nature Reserve Finish: Koppie Alleen, De Hoop Nature Reserve Duration: 54 km, 5 days Fitness: moderate to difficult (this is a relatively easy walk; you will need endurance to ...

The Black Marlin Restaurant

Where? Simons Town
The Black Marlin, located in Simon's Town, has earned a reputation for it's stunning seafood, award winning wine list, attentive service and incredible views. This historical building, nce a whaling station, ...

Voelklip Beach

Where? Hermanus
The beach at Voelklip, flanked by green lawns, and with good facilities, is especially popular with younger adults, particularly during the peak tourist season. With refreshments on hand, and being another ...

Whale Watching from Witsand to Cape Agulhas

Where? Witsand
Better known as The Whale Nursery of the South African Coast, Witsand is situated at the mouth of the Breede River. Its unspoilt beaches and peaceful coastal town attracts many whale seekers from all around ...

Hermanus Whale Tour

Where? Hermanus
Join Gary Flynn of Cape Discovery Tours for a full day of Whale Watching. Cape Town Discovery is an owner managed tour operation with a distinctly 'hands on', personable approach and would take great pleasure ...

Whale Watching on the False Bay Coast

Where? Simons Town
Simon's Town Boat Company is the sole permit holder for boat based whale watching for the western half of False Bay - stretching from Strandfontein all the way to Cape Point. This area is sheltered from ...

Bientang's Cave

Where? Hermanus
Known as one of the most unusual restaurants in the world, Bientang's Cave offers you the opportunity to feast on the freshest of fresh fish whilst watching the whales just 10 metres away! Bientang's Cave ...

See the Whale Show at the Whale Museum

Where? Hermanus
The Whale Show is an audiovisual presentation shown daily at the Whale Museum in Hermanus. Noel Ashton, using his paintings and scientific illustrations, will take you below the surface and bring you face ...

Whale Watching in Fish Hoek

Where? Fish Hoek
Jager’s Walk, a beautiful walk path with a bird’s eye view of the whales, curves along the coastline towards Glencairn and takes you all the way into Simons Town. Whales often visit here and have even beached ...

Walk on the Catwalk

Where? Muizenberg
Take a leisurely stroll tickling all the sea anemones in the rock pools along the way or take a brisk walk pacing your stride with the tide. The Muizenberg Catwalk is a shoreline walk on a level pathway ...

Whale Watching from Boyes Drive

Where? Muizenberg
Whether it be a passing drive or a leisurely stroll along Boyes Drive, there are many allocated stop-offs along the mountain side, where you can park off and view the vast ocean below. Surrounded by the False ...

Die Plaat

Where? Stanford
Die Plaat is a private-ish beach, 15km's out of the main village of Stanford, which can be reached by a gravel and sand road. It can only be reached by 4x4 or beach buggy, as it is preceded by kilometres of ...

De Hoop Trail

Where? De Hoop
Start: De Hoop Nature Reserve Finish: De Hoop Nature Reserve Duration: 2 days, 3 nights Fitness: moderate – the walking pace is gentle, but the walk can be long and sometimes uneven Our tip: go at the time ...

Whale Watching in Arniston

Where? Arniston
Whales come to the Arniston coastline each year from April to January, with peak viewing times being in September and October, to calve and mate. Individual whales may spend up to four months on the ...

Lambert's Bay Boat Charters

Where? Lamberts Bay
From August to October the Southern right whales visit the shores of Lamberts Bay. Why not see them up close ... Lambert’s Bay Boat Charter is the only operator offering boat trips in the delightful town of ...

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