Marine Wildlife

The health of the ocean and marine life are so often taken for granted and due to our increasing numbers and wasteful practices, the ocean appears to be as vulnerable to harm by human activities as any other environmental realm—and maybe even more so based on the severity and scale of the threats we encounter on a daily basis.
The Cape Whale Coast in South Africa is a Biodiversity HopeSpot worthy of protection.

Do the whales move away from Hermanus because of Wi Fi?

Do the whales move away from Hermanus because of Wi Fi?

I have a theory. Our whales do not return to Walkerbay because of the distress caused by Wi-Fi signals to the whales and new-born babies. 

What do we know about Loggerhead turtles?

What do we know about Loggerhead turtles?

To see these magnificent creatures make their way up the beach, dig a hole with their flippers, lay their eggs, carefully cover up their nest...

African Penguins Fun Facts and a video taken at Stoney Point

African Penguins Fun Facts and a video taken at Stoney Point

Watch a small video clip of the Africa Penguins at Stoney Point.

Whale Watching in Hermanus

Whale Watching in Hermanus

Hermanus is known as the land based whale capital of the world...  from the cliffs, a boat or from the air. 

Shark Cage Diving near Shark Alley in Gansbaai, South Africa

Shark Cage Diving near Shark Alley in Gansbaai, South Africa

Looking for the ultimate shark diving experience in South Africa? Tick off your bucket list!

Blue Whales

Blue Whales

The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is the largest baleen whale and the largest animal that ever lived on Earth

What to do when you find Stranded Loggerhead Sea turtles

What to do when you find Stranded Loggerhead Sea turtles

On the 16th of April a juvenile loggerhead turtle was picked up by a member of the public, on Grotto beach and taken to the Hermanus Fire Station.

Albatross success story

Albatross success story

Using an albatross as a central motif for his epic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,

Most Baby Macaroni Penguins Get Eaten

Whoever named the macaroni penguin was not thinking of dinner, but the name is unfortunately apt. A shocking number of these birds get gobbled up by other large seabirds while they’re young, a new study found.

Sharks - Did you Know?

Sharks - Did you Know?

White Sharks are also known as Great  White Sharks, Carcharodon carcharias(Latin) and White Pointer Sharks.

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