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The sheltered inlet of Boulders Beach is located in the Cape peninsula near Simon's Town. Here exists a protected colony of African penguins which can be viewed in their natural habitat via wooden walkways. There is also an excellent beach for...more
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On the way from Cape Town to the Cape of Good Hope we stopped there. A very nice site, professional organization but slightly too many people which the penguins did not seem to bother. Kids loved it but for us it was more „been there...More
We stopped over in Simonstown specifically to see the penguin colony and we were not disappointed. There's a little path you walk along to get to Boulders Beach (you can access either side), and on the way you see little penguins right next to the...More
Awesome time spent at the Boulders Beach Reserve for Penguins. You can watch them in their most natural habitat. I saw all stages of life, baby, teenage, and adult. Also so an adult feeding a baby. It's a quick walk through but worth it!
We went on Sunday morning and didn't see much people. It was nice to see the colony of penguins without disturbing their habitat too much. Do take note that there are two entrances which are not connected. So, will need to exit the park and...More
There really were a lot of penguins to see here, and getting good views of them from the wooden boardwalk is very easy.
We were on an organised trip so had no choice over when we went, which was a Sunday. It was very busy...More
Went to see the penguins as part of the tour. Nice little penguins, there are 2 points to see them and after 10 minutes of pictures and selfies, you can call it a day. Half our tour said... “that was it”? Again great to see...More
We arranged a day trip with 'Born in Africa Tour' and it was fantastic. We visited here last and was not disappointed.
It's about 70 rand to get in per adult and it is completely worth it. There are two separate boardwalks to go down,...More
We visited South Africa for our anniversary. During our time there we went to Boulders Beach to see the penguins. It was amazing to see they were in their natural habitat yet in a place that would keep them safe. These penguins were one of...More
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There may be some boats that you could charter to go around the Cape Peninsula ot to go fishing. I would think that approaching the penguins at the beach by boat wouldn't be a good idea for their safety. If you want to see... More
There may be some boats that you could charter to go around the Cape Peninsula ot to go fishing. I would think that approaching the penguins at the beach by boat wouldn't be a good idea for their safety. If you want to see the penguins up close it is better to approach them on land.
The Southern Line Rail Route, which stretches from Cape Town to Simon’s Town, is highly recommended for visitors. The train stops at several beautiful suburbs and coastal villages along the way and is an affordable... More
The Southern Line Rail Route, which stretches from Cape Town to Simon’s Town, is highly recommended for visitors. The train stops at several beautiful suburbs and coastal villages along the way and is an affordable option
The journey takes about 1hr 15 mins. .and they run every hour or so. There is a website regarding times etc.
And cost around 10R for a single journey. Check out their website.