Our latest testimonies from our past volunteers!!! Simone Stadlbacher Austria (Aged 39 ) October 2016 “I spent a month in South Africa with the Orca Foundation and Ocean Blue Adventures. It was an amazing experience and I met so many great people. Thank you to the whole team for making me feel so welcome and teaching […]
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June research blog Winter is well underway and the ORCA team is feeling the chill – even our beach surveys for elasmobranch egg cases are now accompanied by a jersey each! With the project 5 months in we have collected 2176 egg cases of 6 different species, with Puffadder Shysharks by far the most common […]
Over the past few weeks we have had some of the most amazing sightings of humpback whales. They appear to be mostly adolescents and very curious of the boats. They are also very playful and breach and give us a show when we are around!
Our trip today gave us an amazing sighting of 6 humpback whales and more to be seen around the boat. These animals were so active and came so close to the boat!
WINTER SPECIAL- MAY , JUNE AND JULY Have you ever wanted to spend a holiday making a change in the world? Would you like to spend four weeks in sunny South Africa volunteering on a marine conservation and education project? Do you love the outdoors? Do you want a life-changing experience? How about visiting one […]
This is a photo of one of two whales that we encountered today. At first we were travelling beside them then they disappeared! Next thing you know they have surfaced right beside the boat and were circling us. They gave us such a fright when they surfaced less than 5 meters from the boat!