Latest Sightings

15th August 2016-  We've had another string of great cruises with bottlenose dolphin sightings, Cape fur seals, penguins, gannets etc. Twice we found a large pod of dolphins off St Georges Strand, launching through the waves that were hitting the sand (very shallow)! And when they aren't at the beach they are at the island. We've also had some great guests on board, with huge groups of volunteers out from Shamwari Game Reserve! We've had a few whale sightings reported to us, so they are clearly around, we just seem to be missing them still. We are positive that the best is yet to come with whale sightings, so we'll continue to wait patiently and enjoy these spectacular dolphins in the meantime! Click here to check out more of our latest sightings and take a look at our photos!







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Whale Watching in South Africa with Raggy Charters



Welcome to Raggy Charters in combination with the Baywatch Marine Conservation Project, offering expertly guided whale watching, dolphin watching and African penguin watching cruises in South Africa. Raggy Charters are the only licensed boat-based whale and dolphin watching permit holder in Port Elizabeth, South Africa


Book an exciting and educational Penguin Patrol day out if you are as mad about penguins as we are and want to help save them, as well as finding whales, dolphins, seals and other marine life in Algoa Bay! We will go out on a boat trip in the morning in search of as much wildlife as possible and then the rest of the day will be filled with a visit to SAMREC and Bayworld!


Looking for accommodation during your visit to Port Elizabeth? Stay with the Raggy Charters team out in the coastal village of Seaview, with beautiful beach/ocean views from every room. Receive 20% off your accommodation if you join us for an ocean safari!


Need transportation to get to the harbour for your booked cruise? We can arrange that for you with the friendly & trusted shuttle services we work with!


Please note that sea sickness tablets are recommended for all boat cruises!


Click here to report ghost gear (read about the WCA's Ghost Gear Initiative)


Almost all boat cruises are personally led by knowledgeable conservationist, wildlife educator and marine safari specialist Lloyd Edwards, who comes highly recommended by the BBC as your tour guide around the Port Elizabeth coast. Read more about the BBCs work in Port Elizabeth with Lloyd Edwards.



Please feel free to book via email, as they will all be personally responded to in order to suit your needs.

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