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What We Can Encounter

Bryde’s whales, Common and Bottlenose dolphins, seal, penguins and a variety of sea birds.

Summer whale watching is the ‘off peak’ whale season, the Bryde’s whale is the only whale species likely to be seen.

About the Tour

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, from helping get the perfect photo opportunity, to serving complimentary light refreshments.

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


Adults R650
Children (under 14) R300
Children (under 5) FREE
Private Charter R29 000


INCLUSIONS Light Refreshments included (soft drinks & still water and packet of crisps)


Low Season (Summer Whale Watching)

14 DEC- 31 Jan (Closed 24th-26th Dec & 31st Dec- 1 Jan)

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