The Largest Humpback Migration to Date?

By Raggy Charters. All images by Lloyd Edwards of Raggy Charters What incredible cruises we have been having lately, the Humpback whales just never seem to end! We were out yesterday and spotted three humpback cow/calf pairs near the Bell Buoy in Algoa Bay. After spending our allotted 20 minutes in the area looking for […]

Tales from the bay: Long-beaked common dolphins steal the show in Algoa Bay

We called the liner up on the marine radio and told them to inform their guests of the turmoil that was unfolding 100 metres off their starboard bow. We followed the action for as much time as our permit conditions allowed and were treated to some amazing spectacles, wow! At one stage while they were on the move, the school was 3000 strong.


Tales from the bay with Raggy Charters. Southern Right Calves begin leaving Algoa Bay. The first Southern right whale calf on record was born in Algoa Bay on the 20th July 2021. Raggy Charters, on a marine safari, came across a cow and calf pair at Hougham Park just north of St Croix Island in […]

Caught on camera: Sardine Run orca action

It is not often that orcas make an appearance on the annual Sardine Run, but when they do it brings the house down! Orcas, also known as killer whales, are actually not whales but belong to the dolphin family. These sleek black-and-white predators are super fast and hyper intelligent, making them one of the world’s deadliest predators.