About

Into the wild!

Come on a Safari and experience the magnificent and powerful Indian Ocean with African Hospitality.

 

The Experience!

The 2hr boat adventure starts and ends with an adrenelin beach launch into the sea, with 400 hp motors, we will take you to some of the best spots along the coastline. Our purpose built cat style boat has been designed to conquer the ocean without compromising safety or comfort.

 

Come to hear many stories and expert knowledge that the Baartman family have captured over the years and spend some time admiring these wonderful creatures!

 

Owner Marlon Baartman has worked extensively for many years with Ocean Safaris and he was given the opportunity to acquire the establishment in 2015. As a family run business, Ocean Safaris ensures that we continue the original vision of providing great ocean safari experiences for all our passengers. We are members of the South African Boat-Based Whale Watching Association (SABBWWA); hence we comply with all the regulations set to aid sustainable growth of new Eco-activity within South Africa.
 

Marlon has several years of experience as a skipper along with guide Ashwynn Baartman, which makes Ocean Safaris one of South Africa’s leading ocean tour and whale watching companies in the Western Cape.

 

We ensure not only the safety and well-being of the ocean creatures that we encounter but also of our passengers. All of our skippers are officially trained and accredited by the South African Maritime Safety Association. Our main offices are located within the Garden Route, but we service clients from all over the world.

 

We practice safety first...

We take care to ensure all our passengers safety as well as the safety of the creatures we may come across by strictly complying to stringent rules and regulations as set down by the South African Maritime Safety Association and the SABBWWA.

Ocean Safaris

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    Ocean Safaris offers an assortment of ocean safaris that includes whale and dolphin watching and marine tours. These tours make for excellent team-building experiences, or are suited for small family groups.

     

    Dolphin Discovery Cruise (1 December to 31 May)

    Duration: 2 hours.

    • When: This trip is available from 1 December to 31 May.
    • Where: Adventure hut, parking area, Central beach, Plettenberg Bay.
    • Weather: Weather permitting.
    • What to Wear: Wear something weather appropriate and wear comfortable shoes.
    • Things to Bring: Bring a hat, sunscreen and your camera.
    • Guests or Spectators: No spectators allowed, only paying guests on the boat.

     

    Whale Watching Cruise (1 June to 30 November)
    Duration: 2 hours.

    • When: This trip is available from 1 June to 30 November.
    • Where: Adventure hut, parking area, Central beach, Plettenberg Bay.
    • Weather: Weather permitting.
    • What to Wear: Wear something weather appropriate and wear comfortable shoes.
    • Things to Bring: Bring a hat, sunscreen and your camera.
    • Guests or Spectators: No spectators allowed, only paying guests on the boat.

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