There are few things that will attract your immediate attention in whale season as the word “THERE!” when you are out looking for whales. Everyone will snap their heads and fix their eyes instantly in the direction you are pointing. It could be a fun game on a boat adventure at the best of times. But by the end of July, it's intently serious when out at sea doing some whale spotting. Whale season on the Garden Route in South Africa is typically July until October. Due to the weather conditions in our protected bay, Mossel Bay has become one of the top whale hotspots in South Africa.