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Whale Watching from Gansbaai

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    Jump on board for a spectacular 2-hour whale watching experience along the cliffs of De Keldar.
    Watch Southern right whales and other marine life as they swim amongst you. Enjoy the experience
    in full, as the boat is never overcrowded for the best experience.

    Stop At:

    • Ivanhoe Sea Safaris, Hawe Street Gansbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220 South Africa
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    Important Information
    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 canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    76Reviews2Q&A
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    We had such a fantastic afternoon with the Ivanhoe team. We had our 2 kids with us and extra care was taken to make sure they were safe and comfortable. The whole team of staff were super friendly and vigilant about informing us on boat safety. We headed out to see and spotted a
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    It was everything I could have hoped for. The crew is knowledgable and fun and very respectful of these gentle giants. Even though the whale numbers are down this year, we were able to see five whales including one breaching! I highly recommend taking this tour with Ivanhoe!
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    We joined the Whale Watching trip on 19th Oct, our 2nd time with Ivanhoe (first trip back in 2008), and it was even better this time. We saw a small number of dolphin along the way but the star attraction didn't disappoint. We saw 3 separate "pods" in total, however the mother
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    The team did everything to make the passengers feel safe and comfortable. They insisted on safety, which is necessary given the size of the boat, the diversity of the crowd, and the excitement when whales are spotted. Congratulations for the captain and his crew to spot the
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    Certainly book in advance by Ivanhoe, for a whale watching trip. We had a wonderful lady guide, who knew nearly everything of the whales. We saw 4 to 5 whales, one of them was a mother with a baby. Our 2 hours sea trip was amazing
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    By: Ivanhoe Sea Safaris
    275 reviews
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    Sinead O
    247
    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
    Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
    40
    Amazing!
    Wow....what a morning! Perfect number of passengers on the boat so no over-crowding and able to take great
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    Magdalena R
    Oslo, Norway
    91
    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
    10
    Highly recommended!
    Extremely passionate and amazing crew that makes the sea safari a unique experience with learn effect! We enjoyed
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    Graze_Cafe
    Stanford, South Africa
    61
    Incredible bucket list experience
    We had such a fantastic afternoon with the Ivanhoe team. We had our 2 kids with us and extra care was taken to
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    jbehumble
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    131
    Breathtaking
    It was everything I could have hoped for. The crew is knowledgable and fun and very respectful of these gentle
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    JuniGreenTraveller
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    15668
    Brilliant experience with expert knowledge to hand!
    We joined the Whale Watching trip on 19th Oct, our 2nd time with Ivanhoe (first trip back in 2008), and it was
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    GeertNoels
    10
    Short but exciting
    The team did everything to make the passengers feel safe and comfortable. They insisted on safety, which is
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    SvenmartineV
    Antwerp, Belgium
    10515
    Wonderful
    Certainly book in advance by Ivanhoe, for a whale watching trip. We had a wonderful lady guide, who knew nearly
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    Florence H
    21
    Fantastic meeting with whales and dolphins
    Great meeting with those animals on a boat and with a team very sharp and dutiful vs. nature and animals. We learn
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    Kara B
    Torquay, United Kingdom
    60
    An amazing experience - fantastic staff
    We booked very last minute due to weather and arrived late for the early morning trip due to traffic. The team
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    dominikt913
    31
    Nice whale watching trip
    Nice trip, friendly hosts who know their whales well and treat them with respect. The boat was a bit old and
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    Heather B
    400
    Great trip
    Although we did not find whales on the trip we went on, partly to huge swells making it difficult to spot but
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    baconfamily2015
    South East England, United Kingdom
    1925
    Amazing!
    Thank you so much to all at Ivanhoe Sea Safaris. Our original trip was cancelled due to bad weather and Ivanhoe
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    Hans-Werner L
    Hamburg, Germany
    5725
    an incredible experience
    why I only describe my impressions after 1 year, because I will be back in gansbaai in 4 weeks, just read new
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    • Duration: 2h
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