Humpback Whale Sightings

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The Humpback Whales sightings the past week have been amazing at Ocean Blue Adventures, with guests having a blast. Did you know: Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) can grow up to 15m in length and weigh between 30-40 tonnes making it the 5th largest whale. They are normally found migrating single or in small groups aggregating […]

Magic Moment of the Week: The Gannet

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A stunning shot of one of the many Cape Gannets we see in the Bay. This time of the year there are a lot of bait fish around and this always attracts lots of Gannets.

Bait fish in the bay

For the last week and a bit the Bay has been a hive of marine activity. There has been a relatively high influx of bait fish that have arrived with the slightly warmer than normal water temperatures and as a result a flurry of animals who prey on these fish have joined the rush. Terns, […]

Magic Moment of the Week: Pengu!

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Wow, I couldn’t believe how many of the African Penguins we saw in the bay today. Apparently the nearest colony is in Port Elizabeth which is 300km away!

Tag and release fishing

Fishing is a popular recreational sport in Plettenberg Bay, with a local angling club, fishing charters, recreational fisherman, and a dense influx of holiday makers who practice fishing as a hobby. Due to our dwindling supply of ocean resources, certain fish are listed with regards to their stock size as green (best choice), orange (caution), […]