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Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling

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“warm water”(30 reviews)
“seal snorkeling”(39 reviews)
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The TOP TOUR in Hout Bay and one of the most loved by visitors to Cape Town! The Seal Snorkeling experts since 2009 - join Animal Ocean for the ultimate wildlife experience. Plunge into the ocean and swim with hundreds of Cape Fur seals. Interact...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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8 Albert Road | Cape Town, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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+27 72 296 9132
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went as part of our honeymoon and couldn’t have asked for a better experience. You can tell how much the staff loves their job and wants everyone to have fun. I was a bit nervous and Steve guided me the entire...More

Thank paigez2013
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there Paige, Thank you so much for your review and 5 star rating - it is always wonderful to receive such positive feedback and to hear more about our guest experiences! We hope that you have happy memories of your time with the Animal...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly one of the most Amazing experiences I’ve ever had and the guides made it that much better, not to mention the hot chocolate we received post drive! 5 stars from me!More

Thank CarlyKruyer
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Carly, Thanks so much for your 5 star rating and for leaving us your comments - so glad you enjoyed the hot chocolate on the boat! We hope you have great memories of your time with the Animal Ocean crew and the friendly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for an amazing experience! Highly recommended! Looking forward to booking another trip in the near future.

Thank Coastal12837449766
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your review and rating - glad to hear you had such a great time! Please join us again for another trip :) Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely worth it. The team is super friendly and they make you feel comfortable. 100% recommended to all in the area.

Thank Happiness26557491554
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, I am so happy to hear that our team made you feel comfortable in the water, and that you had a good time with everyone on your trip with Animal Ocean - thanks for your thoughts! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience, informative crew. Most amazing experience of my life ! Would highly recommend! Felt safe the entire time ! Can’t wait to book my next trip

Thank kimmyhawkins
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your 5 star rating, it sounds like you had an incredible time with the Animal Ocean team and the friendly Cape Fur seals! Please join us again :) Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fun and exciting experience. Great and fun team that takes you out, and highly recommendable 😊

Thank Climber56183577755
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and for the 5 star rating - we hope you have happy memories of your trip with us! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fun excursion into the deep blue with the most friendly instructors and guides... absolutely amazing experience.

Thank Voyage48535997640
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your great rating and for leaving us your comments - we are glad you had such a wonderful time with the Animal Ocean crew! Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our trip and found the team very professional and capable, providing all the necessary gear. The seals were delightful!

Thank Voyager61659274435
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for giving us a 5 star rating - we are so happy to hear you had a wonderful time snorkeling with the seals! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The seals are the cutest! They're such fun to snorkel with, and they are such curious little characters. The whole experience with Animal Ocean took 3 hours, and it was run by the most amazing, knowledgeable, fun and professional crew. These guys have the whole...More

Thank Monique W
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Monique, Thanks so much for your 5 star rating and for leaving us your comments - the Cape Fur seals are indeed the most wonderful mammals to observe in the water as they play and twirl beneath you! Thanks for joining our team...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW as a scuba diver I normally hate snorkeling but was convinced since they told me the seals are normally at the shore. It was SUCH an amazing experience and there were so so many playful seals ! They are so curious and cute and...More

Thank caroramirez00
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your 5 star rating and for your review - we are glad you had such a great time despite your apprehensions about snorkeling! It is also wonderful to read that it has been your most memorable experience in Cape...More

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weddingplaner
6 August 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for asking the question - it is something good to query! We have outdoor shower facilities available for a rinse off after your trip, as well as changing cubicles. We also have bathroom facilities within our... More
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L0vetotravel_17
7 June 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hi there, TripAdvisor will not let me add a website in this answer - please look up Animal Ocean online. Alternatively, our website address is on our Facebook page which is called Animal Ocean :) (The website address is... More
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Suzy W
25 April 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hi Suzy, Yes, our equipment includes a 3mm neoprene vest, a 5mm full body wetsuit with hood, boots, gloves and mask and snorkel. We have warm water on board to pour inside your wetsuits and onto your hands and feet after... More
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