Dolphin Day - 14 April 2016

April 14, 2016 by dyertrust


The word alone conjures images of freedom and grace. For the entire history of humankind man has felt a strong affinity for these beautiful creatures.

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Penguin Waddle 2016

April 12, 2016 Posted by Brenda Du Toit

The annual Waddle for a week, now its sixth year, kicked off from the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary – APSS in Kleinbaai, Gansbaai on Monday 11 April. The APSS team, Strandveld Hiking Group, representatives from Gansbaai tourism, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust and Whale Coast Conservation team as well as the young ones from Gansbaai Primary School greeted the group of 16 Waddlers. The group arrived at APSS on Sunday for an educational behind-the-scenes tour with penguin whisperer, Xolani.

The Dyer Island Conservation Trust has supported the Penguin Promises Waddle project since it first kicked off on May 23rd back in 2011. The Waddle covers a total distance of 125km’s From Kleinbaai all along to coast to Boulders Beach in Simons Town (See map here). Day 1 covered the distance between Gansbaai and Stanford.

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