Ivanhoe Sea Safaris - Whale & Big 5 Sea Safari 2Hr Trips

Ocean Safari’s

Ivanhoe Sea Safaris is universally regarded as one of the leading boat-based whale watching and marine big five ocean adventure companies in South Africa. The Gansbaai-based company was established in 1996 and are the pioneers of boat-based whale watching. Embark on a prolific whale viewing experience in whale season between the months of June and December or hop on-board for Supreme Eco-Marine and Eco-Sunset Cruises out of whale season. Whichever ocean safari you embark on you won’t be disappointed. Keep an eye open for Cape Fur Seals, Bryde’s Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, Orcas, Cape African Penguins, Coastal Marine Birds, Dolphin and of course, the biggie, the Southern Right Whale.

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Ivanhoe Sea Safaris are fortunate to boast one of the limited whale watching permits allocated to applicants in South Africa. The tour operator offers ocean safari’s in Area 6 of Walker Bay which is celebrated as the best location from which to view the magnificent Southern Right Whales from June to December. Trips out of season are just as exhilarating and take you along Walker Bay and showcase a multitude of ocean creatures.
Guests are looked after in lavish style by fully-qualified, proficient and registered whale guides who have a passion for the ocean and for making your trip memorable. 

Why use Ivanhoe?

Why use Ivanhoe?

Ivanhoe Sea Safaris is internationally known as a tour operator of choice. Here are some reasons why you should use Ivanhoe for your next ocean adventure:

  • Ivanhoe Sea Safaris take fewer people on the boat than other ocean going company.
  • Ivanhoe Sea Safaris don’t chase the whales.
  • Ivanhoe Sea Safaris do not go to sea if weather conditions will not allow for a comfortable cruise.
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What to Bring

What to Bring

What you should bring on your Ivanhoe Sea Safari:

  • Warm clothes (even in warm weather)
  • Sunhat or cap
  • Beanie
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera 
  • Video Camera
  • Binoculars



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