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“Penguins are a Must See” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach
Kleintuin Rd, Simon's Town, South Africa
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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.
Mesa, AZ
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“Penguins are a Must See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The African penguins are so cute and you can see them up close and personal. The day we visited was rainy, but we still got to see several penguins huddled under the bushes behind the boulders. Plus.the boardwalk behind those buses was free to access.

Visited September 2013
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“African Penguins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The African, aka jackass penguins, were the cutest. Loved their habitat and watching them frolic in the water. I didn't realize they were so small and also very comfortable with the tourists and locals alike. Great trip to see the penguins and local area.

Visited September 2013
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“Cutest penguins ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Loved Boulders Beach! All the penguins in their natural habitat was amazing. We could have spent hours watching them play, frolic in the surf and swim. Plus they're so comfortable with people they'd take a nap while we watched.

Visited September 2013
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“Penguins!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Go! It's amazing to see the penguins interacting with each other on the beach. There were hundreds of them.

Visited July 2013
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“Penguins”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I have always loved to go to Boulders but last trip was a real disappointment we took our 5 year old twin granddaughters and they could not get see the penguins for the crowds of tourists with cameras, who took up all the view area for endless photos sessions! it is ok for anyone tall but little people want to look too. Come on sans parks keep people moving in the main viewing area. Otherwise in is great.

Visited October 2012
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