Ocean Safaris has been exploring the bay since 1997, we are an owner run business which lets the wildlife and weather shape your journey. Our location is a natural magnet to visitors from near and far, both human and aquatic. Our bay is protected from most prevailing sea and weather conditions by the spectacular Robberg Peninsula. This means that we can go to sea more frequently than any other operator in the country.
We provide a unique opportunity to see some of the ocean’s largest and most mysterious inhabitants in their natural environment. Ocean Safaris offers a variety of whale watching, dolphin watching and other various marine activities in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route of South Africa.
We are a legally permitted boat based whale, dolphin and seal watching company in Plettenberg Bay. Close encounter marine tours and a variety of Dolphin discovery tours are on offer. Private charters, specialised tours, group tours & school groups also available on request.
Ocean Safaris adhere to all Fair Trade criteria including fair wages and working conditions, fair purchasing, fair operations, equitable distribution of benefits and respect for human rights, culture and environment. By electing to use our services, tourists are assured that their travel benefits local communities and economies, and that the business is operated ethically and in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.
We are proud owners of one of a few whale watching permits allocated country wide and are also licensed by the South African Boat-Based Whale Watching Association (SABBWWA) to conduct marine mammal encounters in Plettenberg Bay.
With Ocean Safaris, you can be assured of an exclusive, legal and environmentally sensitive encounter with our magical marine co-habitants.