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Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling

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Address: | Houtbay Harbor, Hout Bay 7800, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 72 296 9132
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Description: Seal Snorkeling with Animal Ocean is the ultimate wildlife experience for...
Seal Snorkeling with Animal Ocean is the ultimate wildlife experience for the adventurous. Plunge into the cold Atlantic Ocean and swim with hundreds of Cape Fur seals. Interact with them in their environment and on their terms. This half day excursion is suited for people who do not get seasick, are strong swimmers and love the ocean.
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Imagine Swimming with 100 Golden Retriever Puppies

That description sums it up the best for me. These animals are extremely playful, curious, and sweet, its quite a treat to share the ocean with them. If you have an ounce of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
Guy E
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

That description sums it up the best for me. These animals are extremely playful, curious, and sweet, its quite a treat to share the ocean with them. If you have an ounce of animal lover in you, you cant help but to have a great experience. The staff's personality matches that of the animals: ultra-friendly. Their professionalism and attention to... More 

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Saint Gratien
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great great experience! Seals are so fun, to swim with tens of them is just magic. Thanks to the team, very professional and helpful. If you visit Cape Town, you have to do this!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It's really easy to enjoy it. Seals are everywhere! They're very playful and do no harm. It was the best moment of my last trip to Cape Town for sure. The number 1 reason I strongly recommend Animal Ocean's seal snorkeling is the amazing staff. They really care about safety and you feel very confortable even if it's your first... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was totally blown away by this experience! What a wonderful feeling to have extremely playful baby seals swimming all around you, blowing bubbles and doing backflips. Steve, who took us on his boat, is a such a wonderful person- filled with passion and knowledge about the ocean. This is definitely a must-do activity in Cape Town to really experience... More 

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Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This company had so many great TA reviews we thought we'd give them a shot. We've always wanted to snorkel with seals and this seemed like to place to do it. Well, they lived up to their reputation because they were great! Everything worked well. When we arrived at Hout Bay, they were waiting for everyone with very nice new... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My experience with animal Ocean seal Snorkeling was amazing. The only thing is that you need to be in the right time of the year. It was a bit hard to book the trip so a person i knew went over to book the trip for me. After the booking was made i just enjoyed because it's amazing is worth... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

You should definitely try and work this into your itinerary if you're visiting Cape Town during the summer months. It's an amazing experience with the seals swimming around you and being all curious and playful. The staff are also very helpful, friendly and informed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is definitely the most amazing thing to do in Cape Town. In the water the seals play around you and the meeting is so close and personal. There is a lot of positive energy from the guides, which is adding to the experience.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went snorkeling with Animal Ocean just a couple days ago and it was an incredible experience! They were well organized and briefed us with some information before getting started. The water was cold but the wetsuits and gear helped a lot. It was amazing to get so close to seals! Highly recommended for anyone in Cape Town.

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boca raton fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

very well run operation, every detail covered, nice warm wetsuits, hot chocolate, they even poor hot water down your wet suit for you when you get out of the water. hundreds of seals to swim with-amazing experience for the animal lover-

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