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Hermanus: Whale Watching Cruise

Product ID: 381329
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Depart from the New Harbour in Hermanus for a two-hour whale watching adventure. Witness the famous southern right whales in their natural environment on a fun-filled cruise fit for the whole family.
About this activity
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Get a view of Hermanus from a new angle
  • Experience close encounters with a licensed whale watching guide
  • See whales, dolphins, seals, penguins, and a variety of sea birds
Full description
Hop aboard at the New Harbour for a two-hour whale watching experience. Listen to a safety briefing and then sit back and relax. The Whale Cruise boat seats up to 87 passengers and the onboard crew will offer snacks, mineral water, and soft drinks for consumption during the trip.

Keep an eye out for three types of whales, dolphins, seals, penguins, and variety of sea birds. Among the possible whales to spot is the mighty southern right whale, a migratory animal; they spend one season in one place and the rest of the year elsewhere, and travel long distances between these times.

In the summer (December-May), they hang out in the cold polar regions of the Southern Hemisphere where food, mainly krill, is plentiful. In the winter (June-November), they spend their time around the shallow coastal waters of Southern Africa.
  • Two-hour cruise
  • Snacks, mineral water, and soft drinks
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Whale watching is suitable for all ages
• This activity is weather dependent; the captain will decide on the day of the tour if it is safe enough to go out to sea
• This tour operates from June to December
• No smoking or alcohol are allowed on trips

From US$ 56.72 per person

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Hermanus Whale Cruises

Product ID: 381329