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“see the penguins!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach
Kleintuin Rd, Simon's Town, South Africa
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Private Tour
$64*
and up
Private Tour: Cape Point and Constantia Valley...
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 swimming nearby.
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“see the penguins!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Lovely fall day, strolling the path to the penguins, which were delightful in every way

Visited June 2012
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“lovely place to take kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

This has been a favourite every time I have visited SA. Lovely cafe, lovely place to view the pengiuns. Kids love it. Worth the drive

Visited June 2012
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“Penguins”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Little tourist stop where you can see African (or Black Footed) penguins hang out. Left turn from parking lot takes you into park area, for a fee. Right turn for a short walk and penguin nests is free.

Visited June 2012
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“The beach with penguins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Most people thing they would only see penguins in cold climate, but these amazing creatures can be found at boulders and it is worth a drive no matter where you stay in cape town

Visited August 2011
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“Holy cow those are penguins!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

in SOUTH AFRICA of all places! I really like that they have added a walkway to keep the tourists away from the penguins.

Visited September 2011
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