Whale Rock Luxury Lodge
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... and you could see them up close! In their little black and white tuxedos, they awkwardly waddled in front of us on the rocks. It was almost like a comedy show. For the small entrance fee, this was a fantastic experience and there were few other visitors.
Tom sped us through the long road towards Simon’s Town. We took the coastal road, which was stunning. We reached, what was like a very large bay, and ...
... but we all tried. Just before we got back to shore a whale breached. I think Peter was the only one that got the photo of the whale's tail out of the water.
We headed back to the guest house to shower and pack for our next adventure. Since we didn't check-in until mid-afternoon yesterday we didn't get a chance to see most of the guest house. So before leaving Peter and I took a short tour and I took some photos of ...
... so I pretty much say that I got to High-Five a great white. I took a picture of this shark as well with the bait in hand and then as it was swimming away. After this event everyone was pumped and cheering because it was so awesome. About 5 minutes later another shark jumps a few feet out of the water and bites onto the bait line swimming at the cage again. This time the mouth was right in the view port where my hand was. This was the only time during the ...
... whale watching. The scenery is just amazing.
As I am writing this, we are on Day 3 of our Hermanus getaway, and this day is a little bit different... because that is the day we went Great White Shark cage diving! That was tons of fun! Our day started very early, with our ride picking us up at 5:40am. Once at the lodge, we were given our safety briefing, and we headed out to sea. We came across whales on our way to the shallow waters, where the Great Whites ...
... in Hermanus which is the town Zack was from so that was a little overwhelming as I wasn't expecting it and was in shock but it was a beautiful place and I recognised a couple of things he spoke about there too which was really sad but nice too. The guy who was driving the bus told us that Hermanus is great for Whale sightings in June/July so I may go back and stay there a bit longer and be able to thing about things a little more than from a bus seat, everyone said it ...