Things To Do in ArnistonWhale Watching in Arniston
Where? Beachfront, Arniston, Cape Agulhas, Western Cape
When? Annually from April to January with peak times being in September and October.
How much? Free
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 coast.
Bryde's, Long-finned pilot, Minke, Pygmy right and Pygmy sperm whales have been seen in Arniston as well as the Southern right and True's beaked whales.