Whale sightings at De Hoop

2013-05-13 09:02

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When: June-December 2013
Where: De Hoop Nature Reserve

South Africa’s waters are home to approximately 4 000 of today’s global whale population and every year in excess of 300 come to mate and calve at De Hoop in September and October. Whale sightings at De Hoop

Although over 50 Southern Rights can be spotted in the bay at one sitting at the peak of the season, the less common Bryde's whale and the rare humpback also make appearances. This is one of Africa's great wildlife sightings and an opportunity not to be missed. Between June and December, this coastline is transformed into one of the world's most important nursery areas for these gentle ocean giants.

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Whale sightings at De Hoop

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