Whalesong Lodge

83 Cliff Street, Gansbaai, Western Cape, 7220, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gansbaai

Day 5 : Shark!

A travel blog entry by cyann.samson on Aug 07, 2014

... location we had a light breakfast and briefing commenced, we were instructed not to antagonise the sharks, not to get out of the cage into the water at any point, not to jump of the boat, how to use a regulator (breathing apparatus) for those who did not have their scuba license.

We were soon away on the boat and the decoy was released, we soon saw our first breach of a large female great white, known by her scars on ...

Try not to look delicious

A travel blog entry by rita_d on Jul 12, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

... the road here, we arrive at what appears to be a house. In fact, it is the White Shark Project HQ, at least if we are about to meet our untimely death, we picked an outfit that is about conservation and not just in it for the money from us silly tourists. After a short breakfast and even shorter safety speech, we walk down to the marina to load up. Therese looks at me and says, "wait this isn't a whale watching tour?"

Aboard the boat, we are squished in ...


A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Mar 12, 2014

33 photos

... I were reluctant to leave lovely, Northern California-y Mossel Bay, but we had to push on with our Garden Route itinerary. The first doses of Cipro seemed to work; feeling a little less sick, and having gotten more sleep than the previous two nights, I managed better as we explored charming Swellendam. Swellendam is the fourth oldest town in South Africa. Besides being incredibly cute, with wonderful old Dutch architecture, its claim to fame is that it was briefly an ...

A Whale Of A Birthday!!!

A travel blog entry by timandnomes on Sep 29, 2012

2 comments, 29 photos

... a couple in 2000 (George and Bubbles) for kids at risk. They care for 18 kids 24/7 in their home and also run a school for the disadvantaged and deprived and a creche as well as giving loads into the local community. It’s what we were really longing for to help at and bless and they need all the help they get. George and Bubbles work so hard there non stop and struggle always for finances and provision just relying on prayer. It’s ...

Jaws: Up Close & Personal

A travel blog entry by kristinrust on Oct 30, 2011

9 comments, 5 photos

... to which an uproarious laugh came from the crew. I wasn’t actually scared, but I also did not want to go in first and be at the far end of that cage. Once you’re in, you really are bobbing at the surface so you can watch from the surface, and under it. They scream, “Down in front,” when they see one coming and you go down and see this insanely huge swimming killer dinosaur coming straight for you. ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 83 Cliff Street, Gansbaai, is near Drostdy Museum, Bontebok National Park, White Shark Diving Tours, and Unreal Dive Expeditions.
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