Whale and dolphin watching trips (Hout Bay)
A life changing experience (Whale sightings are most prolific from July to November)

Price

• Adult: R 900 per person

• Child (12 & younger): R 450 per person

Brief Description
We currently have the only Whale and Dolphin Watching License in the Hout Bay area. Our Whale Watching trips are 2 hours long.
 
Our boat, CAWSAW, is an 8.5 m Gemini semi-rigid, with two 4-stroke 200 HP Yamaha Engines. It complies with all the regulations set by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA). The SAMSA approved safety equipment on board includes a radio, life jackets, a first aid kit and flares. The boat can accommodate up to 10 Passengers. There are always two crew members on board, consisting of the skipper and a deck hand. Our Skippers and Deck Hands have over twenty years experience at sea.

Location
Hout Bay
 
Meeting Point
Ticket Office #4, Hout Bay Harbour
 
Transport
Not included
 
Directions
On Google Maps type “Captain Jacks”

Captain Jacks - Speed Boat - Cape Town - South Africa

Itinerary
• Meetup inside Captain Jacks booking office in Hout Bay Harbour
• Introductions
• Security brief
• Put on your life jacket
• Let’s go on a boat trip!
• We head out towards Kommetjie via Noordhoek and look for whales and sea life all along the way.
• While we cannot guarantee whale sightings, our expert Whale Watching Guide will answer all your sea life questions and ensure that your trip is memorable.
• Dolphins regularly visit our Bay to feed and frolic.
• Between June and November of each year, the Southern Right Whale passes through our waters, journeying from the Cold Antarctica to calve in the warm waters around Cape Town.
• The Humpback Whale also passes through, en-route to breed and calve in Mozambique and Madagascar.
• Bryde Whales are often seen in our waters.
 
* The boat can accommodate up to 10 Passengers.
* No spectators allowed. Spectators are welcome to wait at the shop until the boat returns.

Captain Jacks - Speed Boat - Cape Town - South Africa

What’s included
• Crew includes a skipper and a deck hand with the boat trip.
• We supply the life jacket.
• We do have wind-breakers should it be chilly.
 
What’s excluded
• Transport to Hout Bay.
• Food and drinks.

What to bring
• Wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind to get wet.
• Also bring along a dry change of clothes and a towel.
• Don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat to protect you from the sun.

Details
• Trip Duration: 2 hours
• Operational Time: from 8:00 to 10:00 hrs.
• Operational days: All year round. Whale sightings are most prolific from July to November. This service is very weather dependent.
• Minimum Persons: 2

Captain Jacks - Speed Boat - Cape Town - South Africa

Restrictions
• Minimum age: 10 years
• Minimum height: 1.2 m
• No experience required

Captain Jacks - Speed Boat - Cape Town - South Africa

Cancelation Policy
• Cancellation by client prior 48 hours 10% admin fee charged.
• Cancellation by client within 48 hours 50% fee charged.
• Cancellation by client within 24 hours or no-show full fee charged.

Book now
For more information and to make a booking call us or send us an e-mail.
Telephone: +27 (0) 87 940 7474
E-mail: info@themojohotel.com