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Boat Based Whale Watching from Hermanus provided by Southern Right Charters

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Boat Based Whale Watching from Hermanus

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Southern Right Charters
Hermanus, 7200, South AfricaEnter the New Harbour (Corner of Westcliff & Stil Road), follow the signs for Southern Right Charters, down to the waters' edge.
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    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Boat Based Whale Watching
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Southern Right Charters
Hermanus, 7200, South AfricaEnter the New Harbour (Corner of Westcliff & Stil Road), follow the signs for Southern Right Charters, down to the waters' edge.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Southern Right Charters, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Duration
90–180 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Whale specialist guide on board
  • Support Crew to ensure passenger comfort
  • Complimentary Light refreshments
  • Entry/Admission - Southern Right Charters
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • USB Movie of tour (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All ages welcome, children U/12 must wear a life jacket at al times which will be provided
  • Please bring along:
  • Weather appropriate clothing and a windbreaker
  • Sensible footwear, sunscreen; cap if necessary
  • Sea sick tablets should be taken in advance as per packet instructions (if necessary)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.
121Reviews
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Tim W wrote a review Dec 2019
Croydon, United Kingdom29 contributions6 helpful votes
We used Hermanus Whale Cruises and whilst we didn't get close to any whales - it was the end of the season - the guys did go out of their way to find a mother and two calves right at the far end of ther bay. We stayed much longer than expected at the required distance - at least
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Tom wrote a review Dec 2019
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Unfortunately our booked trip was cancelled twice with a flimsy excuse. And now we have to struggle with reimbursement of paid amount. Tour operator is not reliable.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Jesper S wrote a review Nov 2019
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Received a SMS in good time that the whale tour was cancelled due to rough sea and few whales in the area. Very pleasant conversation with the company an the prepaid amount for the tour is being returned. If going to Hermanus again, I will for sure make a new booking with this
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Date of experience: November 2019
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GaryAds wrote a review Nov 2019
Birmingham, United Kingdom10 contributions3 helpful votes
We travelled 2 hours from Cape Town getting up at 6am to get to the office only to be told that all boats were cancelled due to rough sea. I can understand boats being cancelled for safety, but not contacting customers beforehand is unacceptable. They said they tried calling but
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Kara M wrote a review Nov 2019
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We did this as a couple, but it seems great for any group. The guides were great and the whale spotting was so much fun! Great experience
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Southern Right Charters
Jillian W
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Nice staff and good viewing of whales/dolphins but dangerous location - phone was stolen
Ultimately I would not return to Southern Right Whale Charters. My iPhone was pickpocketed by a group of local chil
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Cowfoot1969
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Very good guide and wellcoming staff in the harbour
We had a great afternoon trip and enjoyed the hospitality of the guide and staff at this company. We would choose t
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Swilson053
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Close up contact with inquisitive whales
Superb trip where we saw many whales, and enjoyed seeing their exuberant behaviour and coming the boat to investiga
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ikfos
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Very nice experience
Very professional company, nice boat. They tell you where to spot the whales and other animals you may encounter, w
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Norman G
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An amazing experience.
Glad that we chose Southern Right for our whale watching experience. Everything was well organised and the boat com
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Melod89
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Disappointing
The whole experience was extremely underwhelming and very overpriced. Upon the boats return, there was silence fro
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Richard_Fiona
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Having tried a competitors trip the day previous .... book with these guys! Beautiful modern boat and a lovely team!
Great company - they sail straight out of Hermanus port and after a brief wildlife briefing and introduction on sho
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Abhishek G
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Great Experience !!
We saw Whales up and close and there was a time when our boat was surrounded by 3 Whales . Professional and extrem
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AgileVoyager
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Great crew and an amazing experience
I have been here twice (November 2016 and October 2017) and the experience has been different however amazing. In N
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Jackylafrite
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AMAZING
We got uber lucky and managed to see a whole orca family (around 15 of them). The trip was completed with a whole p
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PeterdeLeeuw1969
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Whale Watching Southern Right Charters Hermanus
We booked an excursion by Southern Right Charters for whale watching during our Holiday. The excursion started wit
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Carlo_F65
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Excellent service
Excellent organisation and they definitely deliver what they are supposed to. Tour leaves from Hermanus new harbou
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tradaSouthampton
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Breathtaking experience
This has to be one of the most fantastic and overwhelming experiences of our lives. We were lucky to be able to see
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Gallivant_with_G
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You’ll have a whale of a time!
SOUTHERN RIGHT CHARTERS - HERMANUS. Whale Watching. Take advantage of the opportunity to view these incredible gian
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Philippe M
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Stable boat and professional crew
We choosed Southern Right Carters based on their boat and it turned out this was a good choise. The boat is really
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Key Details
  • Duration: 90–180 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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