Take a whale watching trip into the pristine waters off St Lucia estuary, part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You might spot turtles, whales, sharks, dolphins and marlin. Whales can come as close as 50m to the boat, including those gentle giants, the humpback whales.
Departing early in the morning, a whale watching adventure may take up to 7 hours if the weather allows. While you’re watching out for these gigantic sea animals, the captain will offer educational information about ocean life. You may even see a whale breach or a frolicking dolphin on this trip.
Adventuresome boat trip through the breakers, tough captain, unfortunately little contact with whale... - Dr. Volker Beck - 12456 - Afrikhaya.
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Dr. Volker Beck - 12456 - Afrikhaya
Adventuresome boat trip through the breakers, tough captain, unfortunately little contact with whales. Thanks for that great experience! Greatings from Germany, Volker and family
It was a very exciting experience, i really enjoyed the boat ride and the captain was a real character. I was also thrilled that we managed to find the whales and get so close to them.
My family and I really enjoyed the whale watching trip. Initally we thought the boat would leave from St. Lucia, so we were a little surprised that it was docked in Richards Bay on that day, adding a 2 x 1 hour drive. Nevertheless, all that was forgotten when we left harbour in the choppy sea, and soon found ourselves among a group of 7-8 young males, putting on a real show for almost 1 hour. As the finale, one of the humpbacks jumped completely out of the water right in front of the boat. Perfect morning!
My wife and I had a magnificent time. We saw lots of whales, took many pictures and the captain was so helpful and knowledgeable. Can't say enough about this trip. It is a must.