Whale Watching Tours & Safaris

Our recommended whale watching tours and safaris blend a wide range of experiences in South Africa’s most popular holiday destination – the Western Cape. Designed to take advantage of the excellent seasonal whale watching along the Cape’s Whale Coast, the tours also promise destinations such as Cape Town, the Cape Winelands, the Garden Route and even the private Big 5 reserves of the Eastern Cape.

Browse our selected whale watching tours & safaris for inspiration; there are itineraries recommended for honeymooners as well as families, and many offer the freedom and flexibility of a self-drive itinerary. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, simply contact one of our Africa Safari Experts and they’ll tailor-make a whale watching tour for you.

  • Self-drive Cape, Whale Coast & Garden Route

    From $1795
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 10 days
    Destinations visited: Garden Route, Cape Town, Whale Coast, South Africa

    Make sure you come in season - this tour is designed to showcase the extraordinary marine life of the Cape coast. Add on a Big 5 safari for the ultimate wildlife experience.

  • Cape, Winelands, Whale Coast & Garden Route

    From $4060
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 16 days
    Destinations visited: Garden Route, South Africa, Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Eastern Cape, Whale Coast

    Take your time to stop and smell the flowers on this easy-paced self-drive tour of the magnificent Cape: fine wine, gourmet food and stunning scenery are followed by a malaria-free Big 5 safari.

  • Family Cape, Wine, Whales & Garden Route

    From $4695
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 14 days
    Destinations visited: Garden Route, South Africa, Cape Winelands, Cape Town, Eastern Cape, Whale Coast

    Families with adventurous kids won't regret this activity-packed holiday: kicking off in Cape Town, it features great accommodation, loads of fun, and ends off with a malaria-free, Big 5 safari.

  • Romantic Cape, Winelands & Whale Coast

    From $3035
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 13 days
    Destinations visited: Cape Winelands, Garden Route, Cape Town, Whale Coast, South Africa

    Blend the natural wonders of the Cape with the experience of community and conservation projects on this Fair Trade-aligned tour - ideal for those looking to reduce their 'travel footprint'.

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