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Paddle the warm waters of False Bay and we'll show you some rather amazing things on our kayak trip to visit the penguins at Boulders Beach. No experience is necessary and it's no more taxing than hiking up a hill. Professionally guided Sea Kayak...more
Town Jetty, Wharf Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 82 501 8930
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We kayaked at 9am from Simon’s Town. We had a quick introduction to how the ruddered 2 man kayaks steered and then we were off. The waters were calm and we paddled easily to a big rock which had seals on, stopped in the water...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and two children went on the Simon's Town trip to Boulders, and really enjoyed it (they have river kayaking experience, but had never kayaked in the sea, but had no problems). They said that the guides Derek and Brian were very friendly, helpful...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

What an exhilarating experience! Amazing wildlife and killer views AND passionate and helpful guides. Thanks for an awesome trip.

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Not to Sure about kayaking in the oceaan. But Absolutely had the best time ever! After seeing the seals a whale popped up and stayed with us for about 30 minutes. Totally breathtaking! The guides are amazing, lots of knowledge and clearly passionate about this...More

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KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thanks Anouk. We enjoyed it immensely as well. What a fabulous day it was.

Reviewed June 11, 2018

No words can describe the emotions of paddling surrounded by seals and penguins in a warm and sunny winter day; wordeful landscapes. Thank you!

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

We had a great morning kayaking in Simon's Town. The kayaks are great - we had never used ones that steer with their feet but it is much easier. It was quite a windy day but we managed just fine with one teen in each...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Great little trip with Derek and Brian. Good equipment, kayaks are stable even in choppy seas. Great trip for the family.

1  Thank TheTravellingBC
Reviewed April 23, 2018

You have to work a bit harder, but far better than standing with a busload of people on a crowded overlook all trying to see the penguins. You paddle in double kayaks so it is not too hard. Due to South African navy ships the...More

2  Thank kjbgsb
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolute wonderful trip with the guys from Kayak Cape Town. The weather was awesome and the water was calm. We had a visit from a small whale, seals and penguins. Was an awesome family experience!

2  Thank gavinb129
Reviewed April 3, 2018

What a fabulous water experience! It was a windy day, but that added to the excitement. Our guide was great as he made sure we enjoyed our paddle and remained safe. So much fun to see penguins and all the water life this part of...More

1  Thank Mary B
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Thanks Mary, glad you enjoyed the experience.

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September 9, 2018|
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Response from Traveladik | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We did the tour in July which was winter time but we managed. We just doubled up on the layering. Your legs and feet WILL GET WET so please be prepared for that. An extra change of clothes in your car would be a good... More
March 6, 2018|
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Response from KayakCapeTown | Property representative |
This is not the best area to see dolphins, try Kaskazi on the Cape Town side for that. We are the best area for penguins and seals.
Raluca G
August 23, 2017|
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Response from KayakCapeTown | Property representative |
Hi, We do not I'm afraid. This page will not allow links so the directions page on our web site for details. Train Taxis Simon’s Town Shuttles 079 486 4228 Unicab 021 486 1600 Excite... More