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Cape Fur Seal Pups fill the water

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Cape Fur Seal pups If you've ever imagined a field filled with puppie's and your the only one with a ball to throw for them.... that is what its like at Duiker Island at the moment, except there is water and the puppies are furry flippered seal pups, even better !!! These Cape Fur seal pups were only born in November last year and are now about 6… Read More

Shysharks and Cape Fur Seals

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Cape Fur seals and Shysharks We often find Dark shysharks (Haploblepharus pictus) around Duiker Island, hiding in the kelp forest. This seemed unusual to me, as it is well know that Cape Fur seals eat most species of small sharks. This has been photographed by many and there are examples online (Chris Fallows). However we often see these small… Read More

Playful Cape Fur Seals

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Cape Fur Seals - Water Puppies Over the years we have really gotten to know the mood and behaviours of the Cape Fur Seals on Duiker Island, Hout Bay. They change constantly with the time of year and weather.   During the beginning of the season (September-December) the males are fighting for territory on the land and the heavily pregnant… Read More

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

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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

Cape Fur Seal – 10 Fascinating facts

The Cape Fur Seal The Cape Fur Seal is often referred to as the ‘dogs of the ocean’. They are possibly the most curious and playful mammals you will ever have the joy of interacting with in their natural environment. During our snorkeling experience just off Hout Bay’s Duiker Island, you will get to witness members of the local colony –… 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

Seal Snorkeling Videos – A collection from our guests.

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We are delighted with this collection of Seal snorkeling videos created by our clients. Thank you and we love sharing them. We have put together a small collection of videos that our Seal Snorkeling guests have uploaded for everyone to see how amazing and incredible the experience is. Rent a Camera During our Seal Snorkeling trips, we strongly… 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