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Blue Reef Adventures: Sea Riders: The Bottlenose Dolphins of South Africa (1998)
The dolphin – an intriguing and magical creature - has assumed almost mythical proportions in our society. Deemed to be embued with the power of healing, mankind has woven numerous tales celebrating the dolphin, which have inspired and enthralled people throughout the ages.
In this episode Peter and Stefania ride the waves off the South African coast to explore the watery world of the bottlenose dolphins, learn their habits and listen to their songs. These gregarious mammals exhibit remarkable intelligence and have complex communication and social systems. Through the pioneering underwater filming techniques used by Peter we are able to observe their fascinating behavior as they play and hunt and interact.