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Hout Bay harbour get a scrub for International Beach Clean-up Day

Raoul Coscia Hout Bay Harbor Animal Ocean beach clean-up
Beach Clean-up 2018 Animal Ocean teamed up with an army passionate ocean groups from around Cape Town for a beach clean-up on International Beach Clean-up day, to help get as much trash off our beaches and out of the ocean as possible. We set up a gazebo and rallied our friends, family and guests to come down and join the community to do a little… Read More

Elephant Seal returns to Duiker Island, Cape Town

Elephant Seal at Duiker Island , Hout Bay, Cape Town, seal snorkeling
Return of the Elephant Seal Our Elephant Seal has returned! In October last year Duiker Island, Cape Town, was visited by a very lost large Southern Elephant Seal, and this year the same young male has returned. He has an injured left eye which can be seen in images taken on his last visit and in those taken recently; however this doesn't seem to… Read More

Elephant Seal at Duiker Island

We have a rare visitor on the island at the moment, a juvenile Southern Elephant seal. These seals are found in the South Atlantic, with the nearest colony being that on South Africa's Marion Island some 2177km away from Cape Town. There are a few reports every years of these lost and tired individuals and normally they return to the open… Read More

How To Snorkel… with SEALS

Snorkeling is one of the most relaxing and easy way to enjoy the wonders and beauty that the ocean has to offer. You can explore your local beaches, reefs, shallow shipwrecks, and it opens up a whole other world of travel activities during your holidays. We love to snorkel with the Cape Fur Seals and know that a lot of people have never snorkeled… Read More

Lost GoPro Hero2 found after a year underwater

During our Seal Snorkeling trips to Duiker Island, Hout Bay, we offer rental GoPro Hero 2 camera’s for our excited guests to snap away some happy memories of the fun and beautiful Cape Fur Seals darting around you and playing away. After some time in the chilly waters, even with the thick 5mm Dive Gloves that you are kitted out in, your fingers… Read More

Cape Fur Seal in the media – Dances with Seals

The playful Cape Fur seal in Cape Town have been making the news locally and abroad. A recent image made it into the Telegraphs "picture of the day". Below is great article by Leanna Farish, - view original source here Dances with Seals The seal eyeballs me. She’s gliding slowly through the water beneath me, her huge, wide-open eyes… Read More