The mouth of the Breede River at Port Beaufort is well-known
for whale watching between May & November. From Witsand whale
watchers can expect an unobstructed view of these gentle giants.
The mouth of the Gouritz River offers exciting whale-watching
Scores of new born Southern Right whales can be spotted from the
Restuarant and the harbour. Close encounters with whales can be experienced
at the jetty wall.
Take the turn-off between Albertinia and Mossel Bay and observe whales
from unspoiled beaches.
Whilst relaxing on De Dakke Beach you can experience the care-free
playing of whales and dolphins. Boat trips to Seal Island give you
the best chance to spot whales, dolphins, seals and penguins.
Gerike's Point and Swartvlei Beach offer great opportunities
for whale and dolphin watching.
Situated between Mossel Bay and Little Brak River, Hartenbos
boasts one of the longest walking beaches in the Southern Cape on which
you can experience marine life in every form.
Little Brak River, Reebok, Tergeniet:
Catch low tide and walk along the beach from Hartenbos to Tergeniet
where whales are often spotted.
Wilderness:Dolphin's Point on the N2 has a breathtaking viewpoint from where
whales can be seen swimming behind the breakers. Leentjies Klip, Kleinkrans
and Flat Rock Beach are much favoured for whale and dolphin
Great Brak River:
Spectacular views can be found from the sand dunes.
Just west of Knysna, Whale watchers can relax in the restaurant or watch from the beach.
Ballots Bay, Herold's Bay, Victoria
Bay: Are cosy bays where these giant mammals frolic
in close proximity to viewers.
The Knysna Heads and Noetzie are the best whale watching view
The Tsitsikama National Park, at the Storms River Mouth offers
excellent whale watching opportunities.
The area between the wreck of the Athene and the Keurbooms River
is especially favoured by the Southern Right Whales. The Robberg Peninsula,Robberg Nature Reserve, Signal Hill, the Beacon Isle, Look-out Deck,
Look-out Beach and Harkerville also provide viewing pleasure.