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“Well worth a detour” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Stony Point Penguin Colony

Stony Point Penguin Colony
Betty's Bay, South Africa
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$72*
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Hermanus Day Trip with Seasonal Whale Watching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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“Well worth a detour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012 via mobile

Very good value for a great experience, we enjoyed seeing a great number of penguins in their natural habitat, would recommend.

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“a good place to see penguins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

good point to see a colony of penguins, less signalled in comparison to those of boulder beach but it is a good point to see these animal very nice and the entry is more economic

Visited August 2012
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“pppppick up a penguin!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

unlike boulders it doesnt cost a fortune to visit these little birds, it is more natural and less crowded.

Visited August 2012
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“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

It was amazing to walk through their habitat. They are so cute! If you are traveling through Betty's Bay, this is a "can't miss"!!!

Visited July 2012
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Dormagen, Germany
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“Penguins!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I had read about this place and we wanted a moderate daytrip from Gordon's Bay. After failing to stick to the original plan to stay along the coastline (at one point the road was blocked, but there was a superb beach) we arrived at Betty's Bay. It's easy to follow the "Penguins" signs, and we arrived rather late in the afternoon. The midday heat was gone and the penguins started coming home from their daily business. The boardwalk went straight through the colony, you could see some penguins nesting underneath the bushes, some couples were obviously very much in love, and they had to eventually shove us out at closing time. The 10 Rand entrance fee is really inexpensive and for a good cause - very different from Simon's Town, but if you like it less crowded and don't need to "swim with the penguins" this is a great place to go. And the nearby restrooms are in good shape!

Visited March 2012
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