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Ivanhoe Sea Safaris

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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 0556
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Big 5 Sea Safari in Walker Bay 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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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Was an awesome trip with Ivanhoe Sea Safaris yesterday afternoon. The Southern Right whales and the calfs put on an awesome show for us and the staff were very informative and kept us all entertained with the valuable information we learned from them. the skipper...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very dynamic, motivated crew. However, boat trip at sea to the bay where whales are takes about 30 minutes there and back, so you will loose a whole hour travelling of your 2 hours slot. Once we found the whales the experience was amazing. However,...More

Thank Simon S
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Bambooozle, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Dear Simon, Thank you for you review and I apologies for not replying to your critic on the day as I have been attending the Hermanus Whale Festival. Firstly I’d like to address your comment about the travel time to the whales. Walker Bay is...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I recommend this company more than others in Hermanus. They are more professional. I really enjoy the experience in this boat

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a trip booked with this company some weeks ago. Whdn we arrive today 2q september tk the port, the management told us the trip is canceled due to wind. They did not inform us, we moved to hermanus and the boats were working....More

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Bambooozle, Owner at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2016

Dear Marta G, We are sorry you felt the way you did to make the post you have, from the Management of Ivanhoe we can assure you we are a “serious company” and take the reviews posted on trip advisor seriously. We always welcome criticism...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

It was amazing be with excellent and friendly crew on board. The board time was punctual and well organize. On board staff was knowledgeable about the whale and explained it quite well to us the activity and what to expect.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

just amazing, excellent staff on board and the way they approach the animals is really gentle and respectful. just unforgettable

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

We drove over from Hermanus for this tour and it was definitely worth driving out further for this. It was really great. The boat is a nice size and is not over crowded like the other tours we went on. The guides were really good...More

Thank Jessica R
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

After seeing the whales up close and personal myself, I took my family to see this MAGNIFICENT species. The Staff , boat and care given to both Whales and Humans is wonderful. The young lady gave us so much info we came away totally satisfied....More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We took the whale watching trip with our two boys age 7 & 3. We all had a wonderful time and saw 9 whales. The team were very knowledgable and friendly. The lady in the office even printed a series of maps for us when...More

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Leon H
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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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Whales arrive in June and leave December.
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