Attractions & monuments

Dyer Island Marine Big 5 boat tour from Cape Town

Availability: Daily
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Get the chance to spot whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds in one tour
  • Learn more about the marine species from an on board marine biologist
  • Bring the whole family - everyone will love it
What to expect

Operating around the world famous Dyer Island, Gansbaai, Western Cape, this boat tour will give you the chance to viewing the Southern right whales (season dependent), which every year, from June to December, reach this area to mate and calve. You may be lucky to witness mating displays, breaching, tail slapping, spy-hopping and more. You may also see Bryde’s whales, Humpback whales, the Humpback dolphin, common dolphin and an incredible array of seabirds. This experience includes also the possibility to see their almost 60 000 strong Cape fur seal colony on Geyser Rock. An on board marine biologist will be on hand to explain more about the amazing animals that visit the South African shores.

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop-off from/to Cape Town available for selected hotels and areas
  • English speaking guide
  • Inflatable life-jackets and wet weather gear
  • Waterproof/windproof jackets are available on the boat
What's not included
  • All meals and beverages
Reduced price
  • Children (5-11 years): reduced

Pick-up and drop-off available for selected areas and hotels

Meeting point:

After booking, you will receive the contact details of the local supplier to confirm the pick-up location and time

What to remember
  • Please note that this event is subject to weather / wind conditions
  • Always bring warm clothing as it is cooler at sea than on land
  • If you are prone to motion sickness we recommend the use of anti-sickness medication at least one day before the tour
  • The drive to Gansbaai is approximately 2.5 hours one way
  • Please remember to use sunscreen
  • Pick-up and drop-off available for selected areas and hotels. Kindly provide this information after the booking
  • The minimum age for participation is 5 years old

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  • Please note that this event is subject to weather / wind conditions
  • Operates daily
  • Black out dates: December 25th and January 1st

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ATC African Travel Concept
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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