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Sardine Run 2017 Schedule

Blue Wilderness’s schedule for the Sardine Run 2017 is featured below. If none of these dates suit your expedition, please send us and email to discuss alternative possibilities

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Sardine run 2017 – Expedition Dates

  • Sardine Run 1:      14 May – 21 May 2017 (Fully Booked)
  • Sardine Run 2:      21 May – 28 May 2017
  • Sardine Run 3:     28 May – 4 June 2017 (Fully Booked)
  • Sardine Run 4:      4 June – 11 June 2017
  • Sardine Run 5:     11 June – 18 June 2017
  • Sardine Run 6:     18 June – 25 June 2017
  • Sardine Run 7:     25 June – 2 July 2017
  • Sardine Run 8:      2 July – 9 July 2017 (Fully booked)
  • Sardine Run 9:      9 July – 16 July 2017

Sardine run 2017 – Expedition Timetable

  • 6h30: Breakfast – Quick but wholesome breakfast to set you up for a day on the water
  • 7h00-7h30: Launch – Change into wetsuits, travel to launch site, load kit and set out from East London harbour
  • 7h30-12h30: Outward search – Follow wildlife and sightings reports in attempt to locate and dive on sardine run bait-balls. Includes snorkeling with dolphins, whale, and other sea-life
  • 12h30-13h00: Lunch – When their is a break in the action, we will spend half and hour relaxing and taking in some well earned food!
  • 13h00-16h00: Homeward search – Turn towards East London and continue to monitor, dive and snorkel with the wildlife of the sardine run.
  • 16h00-19h00: Relax and recover – Spend time cleaning up, showering, and relaxing before evening dinner
  • 19h00: Evening dinner – A great two course meal prepared by Santa Paloma Eco-lodge. Time to reflect on the day and plan for tomorrow!

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