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Hopwood St, Central Beach | Under the stairs next to Pam Golding, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 82 784 5729
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Wonderful Whale Watching

Spontaneous morning trip ! Approached on the beach by friendly staff ... They let us pay after the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
TrentRoux
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Wonderful safari viewing dolphins, seals and bryde whales

We chose this safari as part of our holiday in Plettenburg. We were briefed about the trip, put on... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
BiscuitHampshire
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Hampshire
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Ocean safaris whale and dolphin watching We are legally permitted to conduct close encounter experiences !!!! Exploring the bay for over 10 years, Ocean Safaris, a family run business, lets the wildlife and weather shape your journey, giving you a...more
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Hopwood St, Central Beach | Under the stairs next to Pam Golding, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
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+27 82 784 5729
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Spontaneous morning trip ! Approached on the beach by friendly staff ... They let us pay after the trip cause we were late ! Very insightful and knowledgeable! Experienced crew on board willing to give the best experience possible while respecting the wildlife... Amazing experience...More

Thank TrentRoux
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We chose this safari as part of our holiday in Plettenburg. We were briefed about the trip, put on life jackets and were told that there was an enormous pod of dolphins off shore. These hadn't been viewed for some months and we had a...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went on a dolphin and whale watching trip! Saw common and bottle use dolphins and humpback whales. Was quite simply incredible. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is a great way to spend a couple of hours whale watching. We were very lucky and saw at least 6 whales.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Breath-taking! This was the highlight of our trip. We initially tried to see whales in Hermanus but it was cancelled last minute because the ocean was too choppy and people were getting sea-sick. They recommended that we try out Ocean Safaris in Plett since we...More

Thank Carey Y
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

All I can say, amazing experience!!! I have been now 3 times with Ocean Adventure for Whale watching, and every time it was a highlight again. Melvin, and his colleague really know what they are doing. One can see 16 years of combined experience. If...More

1  Thank GuidoCoza
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This 90 minute trip was full of excitement. We saw Southern Right whales as well as Humpback whales - mothers with calves. We also got fleeting glimpses of bottle-nosed dolphins. The staff was knowledgeable and efficient. They ensured the trip was a lot of fun,...More

1  Thank nikpur
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This trip is an experience not only for the ocean wildlife but the methods for launching and docking the boat. To launch the boat is pushed at speed off the beach into the sea by a tractor. The return is just as fun with the...More

1  Thank francey75
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a wonderful trip with the team. We were very lucky with the whale sightings and also dolphins, but aside from this the experience was great. The team were very professional and gave a nice level of commentary during the trip, but also let...More

1  Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Wow, wow, wow! We saw humpback whale and calf, bottle nose dolphins and southern right whales. All together. The humpback calf was playing with the Dolphins. The team on the boat were amazing. Their knowledge and their own genuine excitement was excellent. Easy to find...More

1  Thank James T
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Mikael S
13 February 2017|
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Response from Ozzy-Kunnu | Reviewed this property |
I'm quite late but they have two morning safaris, one at 9.00am and other at 12pm Sorry for the late reply.
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