The Great White House:

Whale and bird watching

The only place where you have a chance of seeing the Marine Big 5

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  • Whale and bird watching in South Africa
  • Whale and bird watching in South Africa
  • Whale and bird watching in South Africa
  • Whale and bird watching in South Africa

About Whale and bird watching

Enjoy a safe, comfortable cruise into the heart of the Marine Big 5 to watch graceful whales in their natural habitat

  • 5 Star Service

    Dyer Island Cruises offers welcome coffee/tea with water on board and soup with bread on return. We can cater for all dietary requirements and are the only company in the area who insist our guests wear life jackets, also providing a weather jacket to all clients

  • Home of the Marine Big 5

    The area surrounding Dyer Island and Shark Alley is the world famous home of the Marine Big 5. Depending on the time of year, you have the chance to see whales, dolphins, cape fur seals, african penguins and great white sharks, potentially in a single trip. An absolute must-see destination for wildlife photographers.

  • Experienced Tour Guides

    Our marine tour guides know this area better than anyone and are available to assist with your every need. Whether you want to know more about a species or help on the boat, we're here to make your trip as comfortable and informative as possible.

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Whale and bird watching

Whale and Bird Watching in South Africa

When you book a trip with us, the evening before your tour we will contact you or your accommodation to confirm the time of your tour.  Trip times vary with weather and tide conditions. Once you have arrived at The Great White House, you will receive a brief introductory talk about the route, safety, and what to look out for. Passengers are fitted with comfortable life-jackets and waterproof jackets. Safety is of the outmost importance. We have extensive public liability insurance.

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Whale and bird watching

Welcome to Dyer Island,
home of the Marine Big 5.
The trip of a lifetime.

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