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Ivanhoe Sea Safaris

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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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US$64,27*
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Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay from Gansbaai
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US$102,83*
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Whale Watching from Gansbaai
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A typical trip will have you exploring our magnificent coastline and bay while looking for whales, dolphins, sharks, seals and seabirds. Apart from the Southern Right Whales, we are able to view Brides Whales, Humpback Whales and possibly even Great White Sharks.There are many Cape Fur Seals, African Penguins, Dolphins, Sunfish and plenty of coastal marine birds to been seen whilst out at sea.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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"whale watching"
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"see whales"
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"southern right whales"
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"prime position"
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"reduced price"
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"brilliant trip"
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"small group of people"
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"whale trip"
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"mid morning"
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"de kelders"
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"two hours"
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"knowledgeable crew"
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"wild animals"
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"tour operator"
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"marine life"
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"marine biologist on board"
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"these guys"
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

We had a beautifull experience with this safari. Luckily the sea was calm with light swell. A very capable crew tells the guests all about the whales and approaches them with respect. We saw almost 10 whales on our two hour plus trip and got...More

Thank Dick H
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

We were a little sceptical as to what we might encounter but were at once highly impressed with the professional yet sensitive approach of the boat crew to the many whales we did encounter The boat is well equipped and made possible some "to die...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2013

We went with our 2 children (2 and 5), on a sunny calm day, the team is so friendly , its a family business and our daughter was with their daughter piloting the boat with the Captain daddy. We saw a lot of whaes and...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2013

My wife and I went out on Ivanhoe with our 4 children between 7 and 3. We had close interactions with several groups of whales and a school of dolphins. It was wonderful to hear and see these creatures in their own waters. The ship...More

Thank Sean B
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

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Reviewed 27 October 2012

Ivanhoe are great. This is an experienced team who know exactly what they are doing, are obviously concerned about the well being of the great sea creatures we are going to see, and make the whole whale watching experience really worthwhile... This reviewer has been...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2011

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Leon H
27 October 2017|
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Response from BurySt_EdmundsTrevor | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I took this tour in September and saw breaching whales and mothers and their calves. Of course you cannot predict nature so this is no guarantee you will see anything-however this outfit are very professional and... More
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Agami_11
12 April 2016|
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Response from Mailsurf |
Whales arrive in June and leave December.
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