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Perfect Opportunity for Marine Volunteers and Research Interns

Join the Dyer Island Conservation Trust’s boat-based whale watching and research volunteer program. This is a once in a lifetime experience that allows you to work with whales at the tip of Africa. Every year from July-December the seas off Dyer Island become home to large numbers of Southern Right whales who have journeyed here from

Get back to basics in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park at Nossob Camp

Covering over 3,6 million hectares of land in both South Africa and Botswana, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park’s red dunes, scrub and camel thorn trees creates a stark, dramatic and beautiful landscape in which meerkat, gemsbok, eland, springbok, blue wildebeest, black-mane lion and leopard roam free. Soaring above this picture perfect landscape are raptors, hungry for

Hermanus – The world’s Whale-Watching capital

South Africa’s southern cape is known to offer fantastic whale-watching opportunities. What makes whale-watching in this region such an exciting activity is the fact that, by simply standing at the shore, you can participate! South Africa’s shores are home to all nine of the great whale species, but it is the Southern Right Whale that