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Dyer Island Cruises

#4 of 16 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Gansbaai Features Animals
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 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 hours on a small boat with 4-5 m high waves is not for everybody. BUT very impressive, we have seen hump back whales jumping out of the ocean, south right whales, dolphins, penguins, seals, but not sharks (because they have seen a few Orkas...More

Thank Dirk M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour lasted about 3 hours and we saw an abundance of dolphins swimming up next to the boat. However the sea was quite rough and some of us spent the 3 hours hooked over their white bags. There were 3 sightings of whales and...More

Thank evelynguennewig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only 2.5 hours from Cape Town, I was fortunate enough to board the Dyer Island cruise and what a joy it was to be on board. Upon arrival, I was welcomed to enjoy some warm beverages and muffins. Afterwards, we had a short safety and...More

Thank Keenan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent day out with Dyer Island Cruises - we were very lucky to have close encounters with Humpback, Southern Right and Killer Whales (though the Orcas are not welcome here as they are killing and scaring away the Great White Sharks in...More

Thank Basemess
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We booked a "Marine Big5" trip and hoped to see one or more whales and white sharks, in spite of the poor weather that day and off-peak season. We were not that lucky, but enjoyed watching the seals frolicking around playfully. The highlight of the...More

Thank Laurence R
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Been today and enjoyed the trip. Friendly crew and they are good at what they are doing...skipper is good, he sailed so well. However, couldn't see any whales. Finally, spotted some dolphins...you will enjoy seal island ( 60 thousand seals they say which is too...More

Thank Senthil K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We went out on a morning with waves between 8-10 feet (if not higher). OK, I don't have sea legs!!! Had an introduction video, staff and pilot were knowledgeable and helpful to anyone who was "queasy". Due to the fact it wasn't whale season, there...More

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