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The Ivanhoe

Custom Built for Whale Viewing

The Queen of the Whale Watching Fleet - 38 Passengers and 2 crew

The Queen of the Whale Watching Fleet - 38 Passengers and 2 crew

We limit the amount of passengers to 25 to give you the best possible experience - We never crowd our Boat

Come Face to Face - with these gentle giants

Ivanhoe is the original pioneer of boat based whale watching in South Africa, we offer the most prolific whale viewing on the South African Coastline. Ivanhoe holds the permit for area 6 of Walker Bay which is argued as being the best whale viewing location in “The World”

The vessel “Ivanhoe” is capable of carrying 38 passengers and 2 crew but we restrict our guests to 25, allowing you to move freely around the boat.

For an unforgettable 2hr lifetime memorable experience, join Ivanhoe!

About Us

Ivanhoe is universally regarded as the leading boat-based company in .  We also boast one of the limited permits allocated country wide.  We specialize in Boat Based and we pride ourselves in offering a uniquely to all our clients

We operate in of which is celebrated as the best location from which to view the magnificent .  Our guests are looked after in by our fully qualified, proficient and registered whale guides whose only duty is to make your trip as memorable as possible. The safety of our guests is paramount and we have all-encompassing .


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Whale Watching Trips

A typical trip will have you exploring our magnificent coastline and bay while looking for , dolphins, sharks, seals and seabirds.  Apart from the Southern , we are able to view BrydesWhales, Humpback Whales and possibly even Great White Sharks.There are many Cape Fur Seals, African Penguins, Dolphins, Sunfish and plenty of coastal marine birds to been seen whilst out at sea.

Before each trip, a brief, informative talk is given on what animals to look out for and the route we will be taking.  Each passenger is fitted with a reliable life jacket to ensure safety.  On each trip, we drink a toast to “Our Whales” in iced water.   We launch from the harbour of and travel along the Cliffs of towards the Plaat beach.

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