Whale Watching

Join the Whale Watchers for an unique boat-based whale watching trip in Hermanus, close to Cape Town in South Africa. More info: http://www.hermanuswhalewatchers.co.za
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The Hermanus  boat based whale watching company  who aims to make your lifetime dream a personal experience.

The Hermanus boat based whale watching company who aims to make your lifetime dream a personal experience.

Whale and dolphins are mammals that feed their young.

Whales like all mammals are warm-blooded, produce milk to feed their young.

The male humpback only sings during mating periods and is believed by some to use its mating songs to communicate fitness, youth, vitality and a desire to mate with female whales.

The male humpback only sings during mating periods and is believed by some to use its mating songs to communicate fitness, youth, vitality and a desire to mate with female whales.

It is estimated that bowhead whales may live as long as 200 years, while other species may only live into their 20’s.

It is estimated that bowhead whales may live as long as 200 years, while other species may only live into their

While the toothed whale (Odontoceti) only has one blowhole the baleen whale (Mysticeti) has two.

While the toothed whale (Odontoceti) only has one blowhole the baleen whale (Mysticeti) has two.

Some whales can spend as much as 90% of their lives underwater surfacing from time to time to restore their oxygen and/or for social interaction.

Some whales can spend as much as of their lives underwater surfacing from time to time to restore their oxygen and/or for social interaction.

Whales like all mammals are warm-blooded, produce milk to feed their young.

Whales like all mammals are warm-blooded, produce milk to feed their young.

Hermanus in South Africa is well know for the best whale watching in the world. By land , by sea and from the air.

Hermanus in South Africa is well know for the best whale watching in the world.

The characteristic V-Shaped blow of  southern right whales are causes by the two blow holes set slightly apart.

The characteristic V-Shaped blow of southern right whales are causes by the two blow holes set slightly apart.

The callosities on the head of a southern right whale is its identification similar to our fingerprints.

Get up close to the whales and their calves as they migrate to the warm waters of Latin America.

Southern Right whales use their iconic tails for sailing in the wind.

Southern Right whales use their iconic tails for sailing in the wind.

Southern Right Whales are characterized by their smooth backs.

Southern Right Whales are characterized by their smooth backs.

Southern right whales have dark greyish – black skin tone with white patches on its throat and belly. They also have a series of callosities or calluses on various parts of their head and upper body.

Southern right whales have dark greyish – black skin tone with white patches on its throat and belly. They also have a series of callosities or calluses on various parts of their head and upper body.

Southern Right whales catch their food using bristles called baleen They open their mouths to let water in and then raise their tongue to force water out. As the water passes through the bristles, they retain any animal which the whale then swallows.

Southern Right whales catch their food using bristles called baleen They open their mouths to let water in and then raise their tongue to force water out. As the water passes through the bristles, they retain any animal which the whale then swallows.

Fast and Fluky tail- powered transport The rear flukes which help propel the whale forward through the ocean are long and tapered back at both ends to allow the whale to maintain its efficiency while swimming.

Fast and Fluky tail- powered transport The rear flukes which help propel the whale forward through the ocean are long and tapered back at both ends to allow the whale to maintain its efficiency while swimming.

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