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Whale Watchers Hermanus

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4 weeks ago
“It does what the label says!”
Apr 4, 2018
“The best sighting of Whales”
The Whale Watchers will take you on a unforgettable Oceanic adventure that will bloW your mind. An exhilarating 2 hr voyage to discover Walkerbay's wonderful wildlife, stunning coastline and our famous Southern Right Whales. The only boat fitted...more
Westcliff Road | New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 82 931 8064
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great experience. It is quite astonishing, how bigf these animals are and how close you can actually get to them. At times they did not seem to mind the boats at all, as if they were almost enjoying the visit. Friendly and...More

Thank Nikolas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a good trip with Whale Watchers - the staff were friendly and chatty, the boat was modern and ideal for whale watching and we saw lots of whales - some quite close! All good. If you're wanting real info on whales best to...More

Thank frank2018801
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Very friendly staff and guides. The experience was amazing, I highly recommend it because it will blow your mind!!!!

1  Thank Totoluti
Reviewed 5 April 2018

So close ! So incredibly amazing to experience the magnificence of these wondrous animals . It's unforgettable moments to watch them breach , glide with elegance , singing the " song of the whales " or swimming in harmony with the dolphins . You can...More

Thank Tertia B
Reviewed 18 February 2018

You can't go to Hermanus and not see whales. So our accomodation booked this tour for us. It was about 45 minutes by boat to the first Whale, but a little later we saw more spectacular sights and more whales.

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We went out with Hermanus Whale Watchers one November morning at 11 AM. After a short briefing we walked to the boat which was new and well fitted out. The crew were very knowledgeable and going out we were advised to stay on the lower...More

1  Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Against all my better judgement I was persuaded to go on a 7am tour. Well worth it. No wind, calm waters and whales as far as the eye can see. Well, at least more than 2. The boat was certainly not crowded and the coffee...More

5  Thank gster1977
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were super lucky to be on this boat as it wasn't too crowded (unlike others) and we were all able to have great viewing/photo opportunities. The crew was fabulous, passionate about what they do and provided lots of super interesting information. I think we...More

1  Thank JenG273
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went on a morning trip around Dyer Island and the vicinity looking for the Big five, namely the Dolphin, Seal, Penguin, Shark and Whale. Although it wasn't the season for the Southern Right Whale, we did manage to see the shy Bryde's whale. In...More

Thank sgall58
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Today's boat trip was worth the money. We saw several whales, even a pair, who came very close to the boat and performed like a show. The crew ( specially Phillip) gave a lot of information during this tour. Very good work what these dedicated...More

Thank Milo S
Whalewatchers2014, Manager at Whale Watchers Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to do this (great) review. It is such a pleasure to be able to show these creatures to the world. It was good having you.

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19 July 2018|
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Response from Whalewatchers2014 | Property representative |
Hi there! the weather is unpredictable! Some days the sea is calm, other times not! Whale watching however only takes place in save conditions. The sightings this year is exceptional good. Its worth doing it.
12 July 2018|
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Response from Whalewatchers2014 | Property representative |
Hi there! August is perfect time for whale watching. If the trip is cancelled due to bad weather, your money will be refunded or, if you choose to do so, you will be booked on another trip.
Julie O
24 May 2018|
Response from Whalewatchers2014 | Property representative |
Hi there. Unfortunately that will be a bit to late. The whales normally leave at the end of Nov.