St Francis Safaris CANAL BOAT CRUISES, are an ideal way to take in the opulent homes and activities around the canals. Departs from in front of the Greek Restaurant on the canals. An hour long relaxed family outing which is suitable for all ages. R275 p/p
St Francis Safaris RIVER EXCURSIONS, highlight spectacular scenery, bird and wildlife along the banks of the Krome River. Various options such as a riverbank picnic (self-catered). Swimming along the way in the many small inlet areas. 3- 4 hours in length. For the fisherman fly fishing or light tackle (supplied) you can expect Garrick, Cob and Grunter to be on the menu. R775 p/p (min group x4)
St Francis Safaris WHALE WATCHING and ECO CRUISES (the only licensed operator in St Francis Bay). Departs from Port St Francis the main hub of South Africa’s calamari fisheries. Out into the bay we cruise up the coast taking in the beauty of the scenic reserve, sand dunes and beaches along the way.
July through to November we experience a high success rate providing close encounters with Southern right and humpback whales who visit our waters on their annual migration south. They can often be seen putting on a spectacular show swimming with the numerous pods of dolphin who reside here year round along with penguins, seals and a variety of other bird and marine life. Trips are an hour and a quarter in length and can be enjoyed by anyone keen on an outstanding marine experience. Party/Corporate cruises are also available on request and are tailored to suit.
Bay Cruise R375 p/p - Eco Cruise R575 p/p - Whale Watching Cruise R775 p/p
St Francis Safaris DEEP SEA FISHING. Year round the variety of species in our waters provide us with some of the country’s most successful fishing excursions. St Francis Safaris offer customers a fishing experience geared to suit all levels of ability. Owner Tim Christy a Protea fisherman and record holder in many categories has fished these waters for over 30 years and has his finger on the pulse. His knowledge of the region’s best spots for targeting species such as Yellow tail, Garrick, Cape Salmon and Yellow Fin Tuna has proven to lure customers and celebrities such as Robson Green back year after year. Weather permitting excursions leave Port St Francis daily 7am till lunch time or 3pm to just after dark 5 hours on the water, all bait and tackle are supplied. Full day trips can be arranged to suit. Half day R875 p/p