Harbour House Hotel
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... when harpooned, and these coming from the southern waters and floating when harpooned.....Southern Right. Wow, just when I thought I knew it all... :) We were also treated to a private display from our balcony when one of these beautiful creatures cavorted in the bay 'till sunset, then greeted us again in the morning. ...
... in the small community. At L'Agulhas Point there was a lighthouse that was being renovated, the sign on the beach and a very small gift shop. I couldn't even find a nice refrigerator magnet or souvenir there or anything in their small town.
After a few photo ops on the beach we headed for Stelllenbosch which is the wine capital of that region. The distance is about 200 kms/124 miles and took about 3 hours in commute traffic. ...
... line a bit and then turned around and swam the other direction (see video 2). This was the end of the cage diving for day two so we headed back in and had lunch again then I went back to the B&B and relaxed in the hot tub then showered off. The car started up no problem this time, I am pretty much a mini south african hyundai expert at this point. After taking a shower I again passed out and woke up early the next day but then went back to bed until about 6 am.
... because these sharks are fast!! But it was one of the best experiences ever. The only downside is that the swells made about 1/4 of the people seasick... so that was less fun. We visited Dyer Island and Shark Alley (where the famous "Planet Earth" shark footage was taken) and headed back to the lodge. Such a great day!
**Edited to add the following**
I wanted to update this blog post with a few details, but mostly with extra photos from our last ...
... I was on the boat that a shark breached (jumped right out of the water to grab the bait) and it was literally like something off the Discovery Channel. Mike got an amazing picture that I shall be stealing for my album when I get home. My only complaint is that, for no apparent reason about 2 minutes before we got out the cage the skippers emptied about 20kg of rotten fish into the water so we were just surrounded by it. All who know me well know I can't stand cooked ...