02 October 2012 by Denise Slabbert

Dolphin stampede off the Cape Town coastline

Dolphin ‘stampede’ off the coast of South Africa, captured by über-explorer Mike Horn and photographer/director Chase Jarvis

Sometimes the universe singles you out for an awesome encounter with nature. For director and photographer Chase Jarvis and South African Adventurer Mike Horn, being able to photograph and film a 'super-pod' of dolphins off the coast of Cape Town was a life-changing moment.

The great news is that they photographed and filmed it, so we can all experience the moment via YouTube. As Jarvis said on Twitter: 'Dolphin super-pod stampede – a top 10 life moment.'

As Chase Jarvis said on Twitter: ‘Dolphin super-pod stampede – a top 10 life moment’

With South Africa's extensive coastline, dolphin tours are on offer, and visitors can go out to sea on dolphin-watching safaris.

For dolphin encounters in Cape Town, contact Simon's Town Boat Company on +27 (0)83 2577 760 or +27 (0)21 786 2136, or the Waterfront Boat Company on +27 (0)21 418 5806. For dolphin-watching adventures along the Garden Route, contact Ocean Blue Adventures on +27 (0)44 533 5083 or +27 (0)83 701 3583, or email info@oceanadventures.co.za.


Category: Wildlife

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