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“quint!” 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.
Newcastle, South Africa
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“quint!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

the private beach and the Penguin! the simonstown area have so much to do. the room was clean and had a beautiful view!

Visited March 2013
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“Great to see so many very cute penguins!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

A nice walk around the beach which gets you close to the penguins without you getting so close to them that you would disturb them. Its an interesting and educational way to view penguins somewhere you wouldn't expect to see them and in a much more "natural" environment than a zoo. They are very cute and quite funny to watch - well worth an afternoon's visit with your camera!

Visited November 2013
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“Fun experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Boulder's is a great way to spend some time to just relax and watch the penguins. You are able to get up close with them and time passes before you know it. It is a great stop on your to or from the Cape.

Visited November 2013
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“Loved the Penguins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Just loved seeing penguins in their natural habitat. Lovely wooden walkway to use going down to the penguins

Visited November 2013
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“Could not believe the Pinguins!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We stopped there on our way to Cape of Good Hope. It was incredible to see the Pinguins free, walking on the sand, playing in the water. Also, there were some nests, inside little plastic caves. Very interesting. Just make sure you watch for visitation hours. It is a MUST stop if you like animals. Great photo spot too!

Visited July 2013
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