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Dyer Island Cruises

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"Discover & Protect"Dyer Island Cruises is a world-recognized 5-star boat based whale watching company operating in Kleinbaai, WC, South Africa. Our exclusive tours of a maximum 24 passengers offers everyone the same experience of personalized...more
5 Geelbek Street, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 0406
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I went on a Whale watching boat cruise and it was amazing! Staff and crew were friendly and helpful and we felt very safe and at ease. We saw humpback whales, Southern Right whales, sea birds and seals. The cruise was informative...More

Thank Daisy D
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had a great day on the water!! We saw both humpback and southern right whales! We were also fortunate to see seals and a penguin but no sharks... overall we had a great time!! Dyer Island Tours was great! We communicated over emails and...More

Thank slbeetham
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It's always great to be so close to these giants of the sea. We were able to see 2 different species and it was an incredible experience.

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been chasing the weather since we arrived in SA and we were anxious about this trip! It was our 8yo daughter’s must do to meet her “spirit” animal, the whale! We were picked up at 4.45am in Cape Town which meant we left the...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

May is off season for whales but wanted to go out and see the marine life. In fact we did see 3 whales which were early. A load of lovely penguins and hundreds of cape seals. The scenery was stunning. However the staff and crew...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

My Cruise with Dyer Island Cruises was amazing. I brought 5 guests with me and because of the wonderful services and experience they have made conservation their priority. The staff are wonderful and make everyone comfortable and happy. Their knowledge and understanding and respect for...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

The marine safari consisted of a trip from the Kleinbaai harbour to Dyer island, and through Shark Alley. We saw many seals, a large great white shark, and lots of sea birds. We also spotted penguins on and near the island. The staff on board...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

A well organised, extremely insightful experience. An excellent team insured we were comfortable while sharing their passion for marine life and conservation thereof. I felt so inspired to be more involved in conserving our precious marine life. Definitely worth it! 👌🏻

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Thank Dalinca v
DyerIslandCruises, Online Community Manager at Dyer Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Dear Dalinca v We always tell our guests, "Your choice makes a difference" and it is very clear you understand that by joining Dyer Island Cruises you contribute to our conservation efforts. Your feedback is highly appreciated. Cheers Team DIC

Reviewed 17 May 2018

We did it with our two kids and it was fantastic. Kids under 5 are free! We say dolphins and the white shark and thousands of other wonderful animals

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Thank skoeln
DyerIslandCruises, Online Community Manager at Dyer Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Dear skoeln Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are pleased to hear you and your family enjoyed the tour. Kind Regards Team DIC

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely people to deal with. Concerned, helpful and committed to safety and wildlife. Great start by educational talk at the shark house. The powerful vessel only leaves when conditions are right so call and check first as the winds whip up a swell. Dyer Island...More

Thank postscript65
DyerIslandCruises, Manager at Dyer Island Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear postscript65 What a wonderful review. Thanks for joining us and sharing your experience with us. Cheers Team DIC

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8 April 2018|
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Response from ken3787 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure when they are more abundant. I was there in Sept. and they were thick enough to walk across! Good luck! KW
Elizabeth M
12 September 2016|
Response from DyerIslandCruises | Property representative |
Hey there eam426, yes return transfers are available from Cape Town