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Join a ‘safari on the sea.’ Explore the Hermanus coastline on-board our comfortable catamaran.


What We Can Encounter

During this Marine Safari you can encounter the resident Brydes whale, dolphins, seals and variety of seabirds including the African penguin.

About the Tour

The Marine Safari is the perfect boat tour for nature lovers, boating enthusiasts or guests who have whale watched at various locations in the world and are looking to add the elusive Brydes whale to their list of Whale species observed.

The eco-scenic tour begins with an on-land briefing led by our Marine guide before heading down the jetty and boarding our catamaran. We then set off from the New Harbour to explore the coastline of Hermanus aboard our purpose built-catamaran offering superior comfort and spectacular viewing opportunities.

Southern Right Charters, as a permitted operator offers boat-based whale and dolphin watching tours from the New Harbour in Hermanus. During the tour the friendly crew is on hand to make sure a great experience is had.

The guide, will interpret the marine life encountered en-route and provide insight while the action is taking place.

Marine Safari (Low Season)


Trip Duration

1hr 30m – 3hrs
Average 2 hours

Trip Departure Times

Arrival time is 30minutes before departure for the on-land briefing.

For private charters varied trip times can be arranged based on availability.

Southern Right Charters Boat

  • Different viewing levels
  • Twin hulls of the catamaran provide optimum stability.
  • Passengers also have the option of walking all around the vessel
  • Great photographic opportunities