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Ivanhoe Sea Safaris

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Hawe Street | Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, South Africa
+27 28 384 0556
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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, South Africa
+27 28 384 0556
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The tour is for 2 hours and we spent most of the time sailing 45 minutes each way. The whale were very far, and it was real hard to see. We did not hear the crew instructions and we did not have the options to...More

1  Thank Peleg A
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great experience, there were only about 12 of us on the boat. We saw southern whites and on return spotted two hump backs jumping. The team turned around so we could watch, adding some extra time to the trip but they didn't mind great customer...More

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Boot isn't crowded and they tell a lot of interesting things About The Whales. Seeing. Lot of Whales. Good value and very Nice people.

Thank Vincent Z
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went on the 10 am trip on 10/8/16. From start to finish the only way to describe our experience is "excellent". The crew and skipper were very friendly and informative. We saw about 10 or more whales (some with babies). The Company is very...More

1  Thank BruceandSally2014
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Had the most wonderful experience with my friend on Ivanhoe Sea Safaris.Got to see dolphins and most importantly Southern Right whales😀.The crew is wonderful and so knowledgeable, really made the trip even more enjoyable.Would recommend to visit them to anyone not only will you sea...More

1  Thank sarikie
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I doubted a long time because of the stories of sea sickness. Im so glad i came with ivanhoe tours today! The tour was very well arranged. A nice boat, not as full as the others we saw in Hermanus (too full no movingspace and...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Beautiful scenery, a great boat trip. Spacious boat with helpful and knowledgeable crew. Amazing to see the gentle giants of the sea up close. Best experience for my Mother and I. Would highly recommend this company.

Thank EricBlkr
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and 2 children went whale watching and saw several whales and 2 different kinds. The tour is the perfect amount of time to keep the children's attention. The crew was so knowledgeable about the whales and surrounding coast. After the whale tour, we...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Took a while but we eventually found a whale with its calf. Crew were very informative and knowledgeable and the 2 hours went by very quickly. Sea was quite choppy and on finding the whales the crew cut the engines to follow them. This meant...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Unfortunately, during our 2h trip we did not see any whales. According to the guide it was the "second time in 11 years" that this happened, so apparently we were extremely unlucky.. Unfortunately they also wouldn't give us the money back, just a voucher for...More

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12 April 2016|
Response from Mailsurf |
Whales arrive in June and leave December.