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Dyer Island Cruises

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5 Geelbek Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 0406
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"Discover & Protect"Dyer Island Cruises is a world-recognized 5-star boat based whale watching company operating in Kleinbaai, WC, South Africa. Our exclusive tours of a maximum 24 passengers offers everyone the same experience of personalized service, exceptional views, and only the best.Our team of guides/skippers/marine biologists is unique to whale watching in South Africa. Our vessel, Whale Whisperer, is custom built for boat based whale watching and superior in safety and comfort. We pride ourselves in our passion for conservation as well as customer service. And we also live by our boat's motto: "Life - an adventure to be lived, not a problem to be solved!"
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5 Geelbek Street, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 0406

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour was put off for a couple of days due to high tide. They kept an amazing communication with us for those days. Having said that, we did not see as many animals as we wanted to, but that's nature! We did see 2...More

Thank Juliana D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to do a tour starting in hermanus but everybody cancelled their trips due to wind. In Gansbaai we were not only offered whales but the marine big 5 (whale, shark, penguins, seal, dolphin). I was skeptical because they were the only guys keeping...More

Thank chrisweiss82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An unforgettable marine eco tour!! Staff were amazing and knowledgeable. We saw a humpback whale, brydes whale, great white Shark, bottle nose dolphins, a super pod of common dolphins, seals and penguins. Highly recommend! One of the best experiences of our life!!

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Thank cefroggatt14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip was cold but they made it extremely enjoyable thanks to their attitude and great service. It was easy to see they were enjoying as much as us

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Thank garciag_arnaldosm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sailfish, southern rights and Orca. We couldn't where to look first. Crew was knowlegable and enthousiastic.

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Thank SAMOSILChicago
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guys and Girls couldn't have tried harder to find whales and other marine life. Their knowledge of the animals and the boat was exemplary. My husband and I thought it the best cruise that we went on in South Africa.

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Thank Denise S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the guide provided us with information every step of our ride and she ensured that we got to see the whales, penguins and seals. The volunteers were just as friendly and helpful and kept checking on all...More

Thank Naomi L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Visited in the beginning of July, what an experience, the staff are helpful and friendly and the tour itself was unforgettable, sadly we didn't see sharks or dolphins (such is nature) but we saw some amazing humpback and southern right whales and were very lucky...More

Thank Lizet B
DyerIslandCruises, Online Community Manager at Dyer Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Good day Lizet B Thank you so much for kind comments and feedback on our customer service as well as your experience on board Dream Catcher. Like you said "such is nature", but two species of whales and breaches, wow we guess the whales were...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

The 3 hour tour was all you would expect and more, we managed to see some whales, seals and african pengiuns. Its not for the faint at heart(Sea sick) but worth your time. i will recomand it to everyone who has time

Thank Primi-hombs
DyerIslandCruises, Online Community Manager at Dyer Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Primi-hombs Thank you so much for taking the time to review Dyer Island Cruises and for the recommendation. Regards Team DIC

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hi Everyone. Recently I went with dyer island cruises on a whale trip in Gansbaai. It was a spectecular experience ! I witnessed the hump back whale as well as the Bryde Whale doing breaching. It was absolutely breath taking to behold these fantastic creatures...More

Thank elmarluciano
DyerIslandCruises, Online Community Manager at Dyer Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear elmarluciano What a wonderful review! Thank you for choosing Dyer Island Cruises as your preferred whale watching tour operator. The Dyer Island Eco system is indeed home to the Marine Big 5! We trust this magical memory will last you a lifetime! Cheers Team...More

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12 September 2016|
Response from DyerIslandCruises | Property representative |
Hey there eam426, yes return transfers are available from Cape Town