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When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

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When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby mariek » Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:08 pm

HI all - my husband and I are planning to visit Storms mouth rest camp in June and wondered when the sightings of dolphins and whales are most reliable?

Many thanks in advance

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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby Grantmissy » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:02 pm

Hi Marie we have visited Tsitsikamma and those areas a few years back during September/October and had some sightings of dolphins and whales along the coastline – Dolphin’s we saw frolicking in the sea at Storms River Mouth rest camp. I hope you see them in June as well. Not sure which months are best though for observing them.
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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Apr 16, 2013 2:22 pm

Mariek,

We stayed at Stormsriver mouth last July and had some nice dolphin sightings.
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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:01 pm

It is a bit early in the year for whales, but you never know.
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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby Alex Bond-Smith » Sat Apr 20, 2013 9:25 am

Dolphins are here all year round and we saw some last month. The Southern Right Whales migrate here to breed and calve in the witnter months.
However you see them mostly from August to October although June is also possible.
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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby Alex Bond-Smith » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:34 am

My brother in law camped there for 6 nights last month and they saw whales.
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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Tue Jun 11, 2013 7:44 pm

Thank you Alex Bond-Smith. :thumbs_up:

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Re: When are the dolphins and whales seen at Storms Mouth?

Unread postby Scadoxus » Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:32 pm

Great question and adding to the excitement of our trip in October. Looking forward to spotting these while we are at Storms Mouth.
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