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Whale Watching from Gansbaai provided by Ivanhoe Sea Safaris

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Whale Watching from Gansbaai

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Departure Point
Gansbaai, 7220, South Africa
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Boat ride
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • The listed price does not include a R5 parking fee, payable at the time of tour check-in.
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please bring warm clothes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, video camera, and binoculars
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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LinMorris wrote a review 7 Oct
Stanford, South Africa21 contributions6 helpful votes
The favourite part of the experience, for me, was to be on the top deck of Ivanhoe Sea Safari's, and experience the vastness of the ocean! The huge amount of water seemed to be surging with so much energy and power, and I felt truly honoured to be able to be there! Our skipper,
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Sascha_Renee wrote a review Sep 2020
Cape Town, South Africa69 contributions7 helpful votes
This was one of the most memorable and exquisite things I have ever done. Incredible sightings of southern right whales, even some breaches at the end!! Great and informations guides. Really good at sighting and letting you know where to look and when and they get as excited as
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JasieHasie wrote a review Sep 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa90 contributions12 helpful votes
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What a memorable experience the whale watching was! Lovely crew, very knowledgeable friendly and informative! We were a small group of people on the vessel which makes the whole experience more enjoyable. We had several sightings of right whales, up close and a breaching whale
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Yvette wrote a review Sep 2020
Durbanville, South Africa3 contributions
What an amazing experience. We saw so many whales and had so many close encounters. The guides made is feel so safe and kept us super informed about what type of species we're seeing all the time. My very inquisitive 5year old son Absolutely loved it. Thank you.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Sonya swart wrote a review Sep 2020
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The crew was fantastic the whales were spectacular although it was my first time whale watching it certainly won't be my last
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from adriancarter25, Manager at Whale Watching from Gansbaai
Responded 12 Sep 2020
Thank you for the first review of the season! We started the season late due to Covid-19 Lock down, I hear on our first trip the whales showed up and gave a great viewing. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your trip and look forward to seeing you again in the future.
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About the operator

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By: Ivanhoe Sea Safaris
LauB74
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Brilliant tour
Highly recommend this tour to be up close and personal with the gentle giants. The Marine Safari is super, crew ver
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Peachman_travel
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WHALE TRIP
Great experience, very knowledgable crew and sound boat. A must do in Gansbaai. Totally safe trip and we saw some a
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Sinead O
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Ok but not worth the money
We were in Hermanus at the start of January and were aware that many of the whales had migrated so we wouldn’t get
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Cosmopolitan9293
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Amazing!
Wow....what a morning! Perfect number of passengers on the boat so no over-crowding and able to take great photo's.
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Magdalena R
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Great Sea safari
From the time of booking until the trip ended it was great in every way. The trip lasted for 2 hrs wich is perfect
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oceanlover80
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Highly recommended!
Extremely passionate and amazing crew that makes the sea safari a unique experience with learn effect! We enjoyed e
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Heather B
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Great trip
Although we did not find whales on the trip we went on, partly to huge swells making it difficult to spot but perha
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baconfamily2015
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Amazing!
Thank you so much to all at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris. Our original trip was cancelled due to bad weather and Ivanhoe di
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Carolin K
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Breathtaking
On our trip we saw 3 different whales which came up to our boat and one even surrounded us for quite some time. Jus
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JeanneSiebert
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Amazing Experience
What an awesome experience we had on the Whale watching boat with Ivanhoe Sea safaris We did not know what to exp
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Rhossiligg
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If you really want to see Whales and learn about them.... this is the trip to do
I had originally planned to take a trip from Hermanus, but when I saw the crowded boats leaving the harbour, everyo
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MargarethaHoog
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Whale watching
Wonderful trip with Ivanhoe Sea Safaris. The captain was very knowledgeable and gave a lot of background informati
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Sarah W
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Professional, knowledgeable and humorous
Went to find whales with these guys today and enjoyed every moment. From the skippers safety talk to the superb kno
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Matt_nigel
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Great sightings of southern right whales
Really friendly. Really informative. Saw southern rights, seals and birds. We were just out of season but still sa
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Stefanie L
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A great day,
Super friendly staff. We had great fun together. luckely we were re-booked from a different company.
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  • Duration: 2h
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