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“Incredible Township Tour with Hazel!”
Review of Ocean Blue

Ocean Blue
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Plettenberg Bay. We enjoyed many activities however the most impactful was the township tour by Ocean Blue. Our tour guide was the absolutely awesome Hazel! Hazel is very kind and has a good heart. She lives in the township and shared her knowldge of the history, people and culture. This was a humbling and life changing experience. If you are going to Plettenberg Bay this township tour is a must!

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went on this tour today with Hazel as our personal guide. Organised through Ocean Blue. This is simply a tour not to be missed. Hazel lives in the township and she is a wonderful guide. Warm, welcoming and hugely informative. Tour is a walk through the township and a visit to the local nursery school. All funded by the proceeds of such tours.
It's always a dilemma whether to go on these tours but we were reassured that the township benefits directly from the income.
Totally safe so no worries there.
The children were welcoming in their own inimitable way.....with enthusiasm to burn.
Mixed emotions of course but a humbling experience that any visitor to S Africa should have.
Thanks Hazel for making it so special.

Thank Nitram2121
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We did the boat tour, whale watching, seals and sharks, very interesting, but we appreciated even more the township tour afterwards. Agnes was a great guide and she provided us with a good insight. Thanks to Charlie the owner of Ocean Blue that he provides this opportunity to tourists but also for the township to have this additional income. That's a real social enterprise.

Thank Ulla E
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Nice ocean safari. Professionally run. Launch and landing of the boat are fun. The guides can tell you a lot about the sealife that you are seeing. We saw two species of whales, a sunfish, robben and a white shark. Unfortunately no dolphins. Commercial, large boat with lots of people on board. Don't be afraid to take your camera, this can be stored in a dry place if needed.

Thank RBR-66
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

What an amazing organisation
They had so much knowledge and passion about marine life and its conservation and clearly thought more about the welfare of the stress that could occur to the whales than "earning a fast buck to satisfy the punters"
However they endeavoured to allow people to peek into the private lives of the whales and gave them the treatment of dignity that they deserved
Also their attention to safety is exemplary and did not stop you from being free to move around to get best views
When unable to sight whales it was highly commendable that they spent time informing you about the albatross, skewers and especially kelp gulls and oyster catchers who are do clearly from their information at risk of having nests destroyed by children or uncontrolled dogs on beaches
These trips are a must for any TRUE ANIMAL LOVER -there is always something to learn

Thank shellmas
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