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Top areas to view whales


   British Columbia

   California Coast

   Cape Cod

   Dominican Republic




   New Zealand


   South Africa

     Western Cape

       Lamberts Bay


       Saldanha Bay

       Cape Town




       Mossel Bay






       Plettenberg Bay

       Nature's Valley

     Eastern Cape


       Jeffrey's Bay

       Port Elizabeth

       Port Alfred

       East London

Facts about whales

Whale classification

Breeding patterns of whales

Whale migration

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South Africa: Velddrift

Fairfields Self-catering/Bed and Breakfast
In close proximity to the main house, but retaining their privacy, are two cottages for self-catering. Each sleeps four and is equipped with linen, crockery, cooking facilities, fridges and braai (barbeque) facilities.

You have a choice of breakfasts: Full English, Continental or Healthy (Vegetarian) and 3 Course Dinners provided by prior arrangement, so that we can cater for individual tastes (for residents only)

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Riviera Hotel
The Riviera Hotel, right next to the Carinus Bridge on the river, is the perfect location for enjoying all that the Velddrif/Laaiplek area has to offer.

Eleven comfortable en-suite rooms (with TV's) overlook the Berg River. We also have a cottage which sleeps 5 people, has its own braai area and also overlooks the river where you can relax and watch the birds hunting for tidbits. We have rooms for backpackers with a communal shower.

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Juffroushoogte Guest Farm
The old farm was built on a hill overlooking the magnificent West Coast landscape. Centrally located, it is truly the heart of the West Coast.

Although Juffroushoogte has been extensively renovated to cater for our guests' convenience, it retains its old world charm. The peace and tranquility of farm style life, combined with classic style and modern conveniences ensures that our guests always return.

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Driftwaters Guest Lodge
It's on the banks of the lazy Berg River that you will discover Driftwater, offering a waterside experience designed to make guests feel they belong in this exotic desert would of water and wildflowers and a million birds.

Every double room faces the Berg River and the most glorious sunsets you are will ever see. We offer our guests traditional dinners and hearty breakfasts at our family table or around our country braai and in between there is a pub and David's den with its library, darts and model trains.

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Annette se Gastehuis
Comfortable B&B Accommodation in the peaceful village of Velddrif.

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