Dyer Island Cruises, Gansbaai

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Dyer Island Cruises is a premiere boat-based whale watching company located in Kleinbaai. Whether whale watching is a once in a lifetime dream or part of a life-long passion, our 10+ years of expertise provides a superior experience for every client. We specialize in the "Marine Big 5" experience, where we hope to find whales, dolphins, seals, sharks, and African penguins on each trip. Not to mention our incredible seabird sightings (albatross, petrels, skuas, etc) and breath-taking unspoiled scenery.

Safety is our top priority and we spare no expense. Our vessel, the "Dream Catcher" is custom designed for boat-based whale watching, safety, and comfort. She is powered by four large four-stroke 250 hp outboard engines and can comfortably accommodate 40 passengers as well as the crew. She comes with on-board toilets and two additional decks for viewing assuring that each client has ample space on board.

Southern right whale viewing season can being as early as June and run as late as early January - depending on whale activity.

From January - May, Dyer Island Cruises runs Eco-trips where we visit our Cape fur seal colony (60,000 seals!), dolphin habitat, as well as venture into the deep sea to find the unexpected!
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  • Took the Dyer Island cruise today. Left a little early because strong wind was heading toward the area. Unlike, some of the other reviewers, I was completely satisfied. I thought the swells were large...  more »
  • It was a very informative and pleasant trip to Dyer island to view wildlife on the island and on the way there and back The crew were very friendly and helpful I would definitely recommend this outing...  more »
  • We saw whales, dolphins, a sting ray and a sun fish, plus the seals and pengins + lots of birds. We also stopped off at the shark cage divers and saw a copper shark. The staff were knowledge, friendly...  more »
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