by Megon Venter on July 25, 2018
1 min read

Whales are some of the ocean’s most elusive creatures, with ancestors spanning back to prehistoric times. The Whale Route in South Africa is one of the best places in the world to see these magnificent creatures. The Western Cape, where this route is found, is also a popular destination for travelers who want to go up The Garden Route, a site of wild flowers blossoming by the thousands.

So how much do you really know about these creatures? Find out in our quiz below:

What time of the year is whale season in South Africa?

What is the most common whale to see in Cape Town?

What is the largest whale in the world?

What is the heaviest weight recorded for a blue whale?

Is an Orca a whale or a dolphin?

What is the gestation period for a Southern Right whale?

What do Bryde's whales eat?

What is the biggest risk to marine life?

Which whale has the largest brain?

What is a group of whales called?