Whale Watching in Knysna

Whale Watching in Knysna - Guided Boat Charters.

A V-shaped spray and the sound of a great breath being expelled fill the crisp morning air. It is the perfect start to the day in Knysna in the esteemed company of a southern right whale.

An adult female can grow up to 15 meters long and weigh 47 tonnes. The southern right whale is easy to identify from the calluses found on its head. Each whale has a unique pattern of callosities and this is a useful tool that conservationists use for…

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Whale Watching in Knysna
Whale Watching in Knysna, Garden Route

Whale Watching in Knysna - Guided Boat Charters.

A V-shaped spray and the sound of a great breath being expelled fill the crisp morning air. It is the perfect start to the day in Knysna in the esteemed company of a southern right whale.

An adult female can grow up to 15 meters long and weigh 47 tonnes. The southern right whale is easy to identify from the calluses found on its head. Each whale has a unique pattern of callosities and this is a useful tool that conservationists use for identification. 

Southern right whales and Humpback whales frequent the waters of the Garden Route between July and November. Should you not be in Knysna during these months you can still see Bryde’s whales, seals and dolphins who make their appearances all year around.

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Garden Route | Whale Watching - Ocean Odyssey - Knysna Boat Trips

Observing whales in their natural environment leaves an indelible, feel-good mark on the soul, and Knysna is one of the best places to do this. Ocean Odyssey, Knysna’s only official close encounter whale watching permit holder, is passionate about showcasing and creating awareness about these gentle giants of the deep. Knysna is blessed with prolific wonders of nature and boasts an estuary an...