Plettenberg Bay Whale Watching Adventures

The Garden Route offers great whale watching in general, but Plettenberg Bay is considered by many to offer the best boat-based whale watching (SABBWWA) in South Africa.

So it’s not surprising that it is the only bay/launch site with two licenced operators. The most commonly seen whale is the southern right, which is in residence in winter and spring, but humpback whales pass through Plett in early summer. Bryde Whales are in residence all year and orcas are seen from time to time.…

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Whale Watching in Plettenberg Bay

The Garden Route offers great whale watching in general, but Plettenberg Bay is considered by many to offer the best boat-based whale watching (SABBWWA) in South Africa.

So it’s not surprising that it is the only bay/launch site with two licenced operators. The most commonly seen whale is the southern right, which is in residence in winter and spring, but humpback whales pass through Plett in early summer. Bryde Whales are in residence all year and orcas are seen from time to time. Bottlenose, common and humpback dolphins may also be seen from the boats and Cape fur seals are guaranteed. Penguins are often seen swimming in the bay and many other seabirds are spotted in the water or the sky.

Whale Watching in Plettenberg Bay Operators

Garden Route | Whale Watching - Ocean Blue Adventures

Offering up-close and personal, awe-inspiring encounters with the fascinating, majestic whales in the bay. Interact and have fun with our amazing dolphin and whale species while learning all about their phenomenal abilities and lifestyles. Take the opportunity to experience the many other wonders of the bay: pelagic birds, seals, sharks, history, geology and lots more. A two hour sea kayaking by...