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Whale Watchers Hermanus

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
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  • Terrible8%
15 Aug 2018
“It does what the label says!”
1 week ago
“Great trip with good sightings”
The Whale Watchers will take you on a unforgettable Oceanic adventure that will bloW your mind. An exhilarating 2 hr voyage to discover Walkerbay's wonderful wildlife, stunning coastline and our famous Southern Right Whales. The only boat fitted...more
Westcliff Road | New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 82 931 8064
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was always on our To Do List and finally had the opportunity to go and see the Whales, great experience highly recommended. We could also see the Whales from the shore, a mother and baby close by. Thanks to the crew of Whale Watchers a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The company was very professional and the staff very friendly. This was the first time I've been out whale watching and it was a real treat.

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hermanus ist one of the top places with beautiful beaches and... whales! It's great to go into the ocean for a swim and see the whales jumping in front of you!

Thank Michal J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many whale watching options that it was hard to decide who to pick. We actually booked our tour through a different company, but then they weren’t able to accommodate us on the day we were available, so they booked us through Whale...More

1  Thank BNL07
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great experience. It is quite astonishing, how bigf these animals are and how close you can actually get to them. At times they did not seem to mind the boats at all, as if they were almost enjoying the visit. Friendly and...More

Thank Nikolas M
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had a good trip with Whale Watchers - the staff were friendly and chatty, the boat was modern and ideal for whale watching and we saw lots of whales - some quite close! All good. If you're wanting real info on whales best to...More

Thank frank2018801
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Very friendly staff and guides. The experience was amazing, I highly recommend it because it will blow your mind!!!!

1  Thank Totoluti
Reviewed 4 April 2018

So close ! So incredibly amazing to experience the magnificence of these wondrous animals . It's unforgettable moments to watch them breach , glide with elegance , singing the " song of the whales " or swimming in harmony with the dolphins . You can...More

Thank Tertia B
Reviewed 18 February 2018

You can't go to Hermanus and not see whales. So our accomodation booked this tour for us. It was about 45 minutes by boat to the first Whale, but a little later we saw more spectacular sights and more whales.

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We went out with Hermanus Whale Watchers one November morning at 11 AM. After a short briefing we walked to the boat which was new and well fitted out. The crew were very knowledgeable and going out we were advised to stay on the lower...More

1  Thank RP-Netherlands
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18 July 2018|
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Response from Whalewatchers2014 | Property representative |
Hi there! the weather is unpredictable! Some days the sea is calm, other times not! Whale watching however only takes place in save conditions. The sightings this year is exceptional good. Its worth doing it.
12 July 2018|
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Response from Whalewatchers2014 | Property representative |
Hi there! August is perfect time for whale watching. If the trip is cancelled due to bad weather, your money will be refunded or, if you choose to do so, you will be booked on another trip.
Julie O
24 May 2018|
Response from Whalewatchers2014 | Property representative |
Hi there. Unfortunately that will be a bit to late. The whales normally leave at the end of Nov.