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“Penguin land and Boulders” 5 of 5 stars
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Boulders Beach
Kleintuin Rd, Simon's Town, South Africa
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Ranked #4 of 16 attractions in Simon's Town
Type: Beaches
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.
Bombay,India
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“Penguin land and Boulders”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Such a dream seeing penguins of all ages feeling safe and secure in their cubby 'holes' at Boulders Beach. I cannot but imagine it when the herd is all in the water. Unforgettable.

Visited August 2013
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“A must when in Cape Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Sitting on the small golden sandy beach of Boulders, watching penguins come out of the sea and just waddle past you going up to their nests is just unbelievable wonderful!!! We have never seen anything like it before, a definite MUST

Visited February 2013
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“Definitely a highlight of our trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This was a beautiful beach area! The penguins are precious and gave us great photo ops. The only problem was that there were many other visitors there and crowded the limited walkway. I wish we could have stayed longer. There were several local people set up near the entrance selling goods, jewelry and things. So, I would recommend bringing some spending Rands! Loved it!

Visited August 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Go see the Penguins!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Lovely to see all the penguins. They protect their baby's and there are so many of them. Amazing! Blouders Beach is about ,45 min drive from Cape Town

Visited February 2013
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“excellent in all ways”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

here is the beach where you will find penguins next too you. here you can spend good time with penguins

Visited August 2013
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