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The Sardine Run in East London

Trip ReportsPosted on: Monday, 1 July 2013

Sardine Run Report Back, Wild Coast

written by Monique Fallows

Theres no getting around the Sardine Run being a tough expedition. So many factors have to come together under the right conditions in order to experience what has become one of the Holy Grails of natural history. Each year from May to July the...

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A Humpback whale breaching in False Bay, Cape Town.

Shark BytesPosted on: Sunday, 30 June 2013

June 2013 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers, Greeting from an action packed June at Seal Island. It seems as though the predation events are already kicking off and exciting news for the crew and repeat guests is the return of 2 well known Seal Island shark regulars. ...

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General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Orca Sighting, False Bay

written by Monique Fallows

In the last 3 weeks there were few signs of the large schools of common dolphin that would normally be in False Bay this time of the year. Of course this made our mission looking for Orcas that much more difficult. From about 17 May we started ge...

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A group of Cape Fur seals leaving Seal Island to go and hunt.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 19 May 2013

Activity Report

written by Kat Hodgson

The conditions at Seal Island this morning were stunning; milky seas with a gentle swell and a clear sky overhead. We observed a pod of over 100 common dolphin and a number of seal groups leaving the island as the sun rose over the mountains surro...

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A false killer whale off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 6 May 2013

False Killer Whale & Oceanic Bottlenose Dolphin

written by Monique Fallows

Venturing off Cape Point into the open ocean often provides great opportunities for seeing a variety of cetacean species (whales and dolphins). So, especially on calm days where we have great visibility, in terms of seeing far ahead of us, we are ...

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A Blue shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 30 April 2013

April 2013 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers Well, working with Great White Sharks is not always glamorous, there are many tough days out there with poor sea conditions and of course sharks not behaving themselves! This April has seen a big drop in great white shark sig...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 21 April 2013

Mako Shark Trip

written by Monique Fallows

After a month of pretty bad weather we anxiously watched the forecast of good weather stay true for a great opportunity to head off Cape Point in search of Mako and Blue sharks. The weather did not disappoint and as we headed off Cape Point the se...

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A pod of Orca's in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 18 April 2013

Orca Sighting

written by Monique Fallows

Since our extremely exciting time spent with a pod of four orcas in May 2012 we have been impatiently waiting for April 2013. This time of the year False Bay is normally full with baitfish which stimulates a very diverse eco system. First the Afri...

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Waves crashing into Kalk Bay Harbour.

Shark BytesPosted on: Sunday, 31 March 2013

March 2013 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers, March has been a busy month with the return of the Great White Sharks to Seal Island, a very brave Short-tailed Devil Ray, a tragic event of stranded False Killer Whales on Noordhoek beach and a big storm at Kalk Bay Harbour....

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False killer whale stranding on Noordhoek Beach, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 24 March 2013

False Killer Whale Stranding

written by Monique Fallows

The chaotic stranding event of 55 False Killer whales on Long beach four years ago was fresh in my mind when we received an early morning phone call this past Sunday. 18 False Kiler whales had been reported stranded on Noordhoek beach. We immediat...

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