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Whale watching – expect the unexpected?! (part 2)

Whale watching – expect the unexpected?! (part 2)

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And there we are out on the ocean.  Within minutes our skipper finds a pod of bottlenose dolphins, bopping on the rhythm of the waves.  And we’re bopping right next to them, in awe of these elegant and playful creatures.

Next on this ocean safari’s menu is the humpback whale.  As can be expected, these whales took their name from the ‘hump’ which can be found right in front of their small dorsal fin.  Although migratory, these 2nd largest whales populating the area, can be found here all year round.  But they are shy, further out at sea and therefore difficult to spot.  So you can imagine our excitement, when all of sudden right in front of the boat we noticed these big bodies floating in the ocean.  A spout of water shows us their position one more time before they disappear under the water’s surface.  We wait, patiently. 

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Hermanus Golf Course – Hermanus

Hermanus Golf Course – Hermanus

Hermanus Golf Club is located just 120km from Cape Town at the southern tip of Africa and offers the keen golfer 27 incredible holes of golf with views of the sea against a backdrop of the mountains. Wild life and natural Cape flora are attractive features and the many trees provide for ideal golfing terrain and beauty.
I want to play this course!

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