One of the countless amount of species we get to encounter on our Robberg peninsula hikes. These Rock Agamas are nicknamed the spiderman lizard as during the breeding season the males show stunning markings with the head, neck and part of the tail turning a vivid orange or red and the body turns a deep […]
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Volunteering with ORCA has got to be one of the best things I have done in my life so far. And I’m not exaggerating. Plettenberg Bay and the surrounding area is truly spectacular, definitely one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. I volunteered for 8 weeks and ended up staying in Plett […]
After working at Ocean Blue for nearly eight years, I thought I had seen it all! But yesterday’s, excursion will stay with me forever. After having a brilliant encounter with a pod of approximately 200 bottle nose dolphins near Dune Park, we motored over to the seal colony for what one would consider a normal […]
At about 10am we headed out past Robberg point and discovered a pod of Common Dolphins, accompanied by a Cape Gannets and many other birds. They were chasing a school of fish out to sea. It was an amazing site and it was as if you were part of a David Attenbrough documentary.
On the weekend I had the opportunity to go swimming with a cape fur seal colony. The conditions were great and the seals were really playful in the warm weather. We had a surprise visitor, when all of a sudden a huge elephant seal appeared just a few metres in front of me. While initially […]