These ocean safaris are quite exciting as they involve beach launches and landings, crossing through the surf.
Ocean Safari, South Africa
There are a number of outfits who offer boat trips into Plettenberg Bay. The best of them are licensed for close encounters with the marine animals and so you can get very close to them. By using a combination of hydrophones and sharp eyes, they will attempt to get you in amongst the whales (in season, July - December), dolphins and seals that swim in the bay, sometimes surfing the waves in. These ocean safaris are quite exciting as they involve beach launches and landings, crossing through the surf.
Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.