There are plenty of opportunities for special moments when you are in Cape Town. Having a whale swim next to you while you’re on your morning kayak is definitely one of them.

This man decided to go on a morning trip. He took his kayak and hit the water. While kayaking he was approached by a new big friend; an enormous whale. What a special morning for the man to meet a new friend out of the ocean with a view of Cape Town city as background.

The best time for watching the southern right whales in South African waters is from June to November along the Cape south coast. Besides the whale watching activities the ocean has plenty more to offer. You can go diving, snorkelling, surfing, and seal snorkeling.

Find your next exciting ocean adventure with one of the activities below.