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Half-Day Cape of Good Hope Tour from Cape Town
"Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point Clifton and Camps Bay stopping at a Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach. Optional: Seal Island boat trip (seasonal) (not incl. in cost). On through Chapman's Peak one of the world's most breathtaking coastal drives to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve which has magnificent fynbos vegetation
From ZAR800.00
 
Full-Day Cape Point and Peninsula Tour from Cape Town
"This is an awe-inspiring tour to the towering headland known as Cape Point. Magnificent beaches breathtaking views historic and picturesque coastal villages are to be seen along the way. The Cape Peninsula is one of the world’s most scenic areas and stretches from the City Center to Cape Point. Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point Clifton and Camps Bay stopping at a Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay a quaint village and fishing harbor with magnificent mountain views and beach. Optional: Seal Island boat trip (seasonal weather permitting) (not included in cost). On through Chapman’s Peak
From ZAR1,100.00
 
Half-Day Cape of Good Hope Private Tour from Cape Town
"Travel along the Atlantic Seaboard via Sea Point Clifton and Camps Bay stopping at a Llandudno look-out point before continuing to Hout Bay a quaint village and fishing harbour with magnificent mountain views and beach. Optional: Seal Island boat trip (seasonal) (not incl. in cost). On through Chapman's Peak one of the world's most breathtaking coastal drives to Cape Point and the Good Hope Nature Reserve which has magnificent fynbos vegetation
From ZAR1,880.00

Penguins - Boulders Beach Tips (74)

Jack Ass Penguin Colony

One does not normally associate penguins with Africa but there is a protected colony of Jack Ass Penguins on Boulder's beach in Simons town. A boardwalk lets you walk right amongst them and watch...
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Jim_Eliason
Jul 09, 2016

Penguins galore

A visit to Cape Town is not complete without a drive around the beautiful Cape Peninsula. And this drive must include a stop to Boulders Beach, especially if you like seeing penguins or if you're on...
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Andraf
Apr 05, 2016

View the Jackass penguins at Boulders Beach.

Boulders Beach forms part of the Table Mountain National Park Marine Protected Area and an entrance fee is required to access these sandy shores that are home to the tuxedoed little bird. Strictly...
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mallyak
Apr 04, 2015

Penguins Boulders Beach

Standing at just below a foot tall, the diminutive African penguins waddling onto shore, jumping into the sea or just sunbathing are quite a sight to see. Along the southern Cape Peninsula, just past...
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draguza
Jan 16, 2015

See Penguins in Simon's Town

This is a must do! Penguins have so much character and are so fun to observe! Go into Simon's Town and follow the signs to the Boulder Colony. There is a public parking lot and then you have to walk...
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GracesTrips
Aug 26, 2014

Plenty of Penguins

At Boulders Beach in Simon's Town, you will find plenty of penguins. One tip to save your money!! --- instead of buying the tickets to go to see the penguins, you can do this --- while coming from...
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vpas
Jun 03, 2013

Penguins at Boulder Beach

To some people it is a surprising fact that there are penguin colonies in Africa. That’s reason enough to see these sympathic animals. In the 1980s, the african penguin (or jackass penguin, because of...
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Airpunk
Jun 01, 2012

Penguins @ Boulders Beach, South Africa ...

Boulders Beach is a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated. It is located in the Cape Peninsula, near Simon's Town towards Cape Point, near Cape...
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TrendsetterME
Apr 04, 2012

Penguins of Boulder Beach

Boulders Beach is world famous for its colony of African penguins that have been living here since 1983, when the first couple of these interesting birds appeared in the neighbourhood. Today there are...
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magor65
Aug 13, 2011

Penguins on the beach!

No, its not some sort of mistake, if you visit Boulders Beach, you will see Penguins walking around in the sun on the beach.Located in a gorgeous spot between Simons Town and Cape Point is this world...
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dejavu2gb
Apr 04, 2011

Boulders Beach

Here you will see the colony of the African penguin on the beach and by the broadway. Nice place to check out. Bring a camera you will take lots of pictures. Boulders name comes from a cluster of...
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queensgirl
Apr 04, 2011

what is flightless and sounds like a donkey?

Not much to say here. I was so looking forward to seeing the penguins... and see them I did. It was not quite as I imagined it to be - the penguins are on Boulders Beach - you are not. You are on a...
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smirnofforiginal
Feb 05, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cape Town

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Robben Island

Whether you are interested in history or not a trip to Robben Island is rewarding and eye opening. After you get off the boat, you take a 45 minute guided bus tour of the island with some very...
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Lion's Head

Lion’s Head is one of the most distinctive natural monuments in and around Cape Town. It is part of the Table Mountain National Park and visible from many parts of the city. Together with Signal Hill...
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Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach is made up of 4 coves and the beaches are called 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. When the summer south-easter blows, the Clifton beaches are usually well sheltered from the wind. All of the...
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Long Street

Long Street is a major street located in the City Bowl section of Cape Town. It is famous as a bohemian hang out and the street is lined with many book stores, various ethnic restaurants and bars....
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Signal Hill

Signal Hill has some of the most stunning view of the city. On the view point there is a beautiful picnic spot where you can relax and wait for the sun to go down and then you will see some of the...
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Table Mountain

Hi, Any one who visits South Africa should not miss going to Cape town. In fact I wanted to visit Johannesburg & return home. One member in VT strongly adviced me to visit Cape Town and I thank...
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Getting to Cape Town

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Kleintuin Rd, Simon's Town, South Africa

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  • Sunday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 08:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 08:00 to 17:00

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