Hermanus Whale Watching Boat Trip with Shared Transfers from Cape Town

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From $90.46

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Embark on a whale watching shared boat trip with hotel pick-up and drop off. Receive shared transfers to and from Hermanus, the whale watching Capital of South Africa. Observe Southern Right Whales in their natural environment. Benefit from the opportunity of close encounters with these ocean giants. Please note that whale watching boat entry tickets are excluded and payable on the day of the tour.

What's Included

Bottled water onboard the vehicle

Pick up and drop off at accommodation in Cape Town

Shared Tour Guide/Driver, Vehicle and Fuel

What's Not Included

Meals, Drinks and Gratuities (optional)

Shared Whale watching boat trip @ R1020.00/adult; R510.00/child (5-13 years)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 13
  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Cape Town Central
Pick up will be at your accommodation in Cape Town. Your exact pick up time will be communicated to you the day before the tour, but please prepare for an early morning of between 6:00 and 6:30am. We will drive along the N2 national road for approximately 1-hour, 30-minutes to the town of Hermanus.

• Admission Ticket Free

Upon our arrival at New Harbour, guests will receive a briefing from a Whale Specialist who will inform them about the order of the boat trip. After the briefing, we set sail to the Whale location at sea. The crew members and the skipper will ensure up-close encounters and brilliant photo opportunities for guests to marvel at. It is said that the Southern Right Whale is the size of 10 elephants! On this boat trip, guests may encounter the Southern Right Whale, Bronze Whale, Humpback Whale, and the Bryde's Whale. They may also see Dolphins and Penguins, bearing in mind that these are wild animals and sightings cannot be guaranteed. The Whale watching boat trip is weather and nature dependant. The boat trip lasts for approximately 2 to 3-hours. Please note that entry tickets to the Whale Watching boat trip is excluded and payable on the day of the tour. Please check rates under exclusions.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

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