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Ocean Odyssey

Main Activity: Whale & Dolphin Watching (boat based)

South Africa - Western Cape - Knysna

Contact Information

Contact: Mrs Evelyn Pepler
Address: TH24b Saffron Lane, Thesen Island Harbour Town, Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa
Tel: 044 382 0321 / 0421
GPS: 23° 02'53.1E, 34° 02'56.3 S


About Ocean Odyssey
Offering Close Encounter Whale Watching Tours and Marine Eco Tours, Ocean Odyssey is passionate about showcasing Knysna’s natural assets. This breath-taking Garden Route setting provides them with the ideal platform from which to introduce visitors to our rich aquatic heritage; an iconic estuary and adjacent coastline and the complex web of life that is found here. The company is Knysna’s only official close encounter whale watching permit holder and each year from May to November/ December, they celebrate the return of the humpback and southern right whales on their ancient migratory ritual. The permit is issued by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, under the Marine Living Resources Act 1998, and includes an extensive area of operation that stretches from the western side of the Robberg Peninsula all the way to Gericke’s point in Sedgefield. Ocean Odyssey is the proud holder of a prestigious Blue Flag Status, an international award given to beaches, marinas and nature-based boat excursions that meet a standard of excellence in certain environmental categories
Their highly competent skippers possess in-depth knowledge of this dynamic marine environment, ensuring an enlightening and memorable experience for all!

Species sighted in this area

Bryde’s whale (Balaenoptera brydei)
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis)
Common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus)
Humpback dolphin (Sousa chinensis)
Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncates)

Other activities

Boat Trips

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Vessel Info

Vessel Name: Sousa
Vessel Type: Buttcat
Registration No: DTM1560C

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