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Address: Simon's Town, South Africa
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Though enticing for its fine white sand and clear blue surf, there’s no...

Though enticing for its fine white sand and clear blue surf, there’s no swimming at this beach—at least not for humans. Foxy Beach is strictly reserved for African penguins.

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You can't go wrong with penguins !!

The whole of this beach and beyond is festooned with huge numbers of African penguins. Well worth a visit especially if there are kids in the group. Great opportunities for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2016
Steve T
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The whole of this beach and beyond is festooned with huge numbers of African penguins. Well worth a visit especially if there are kids in the group. Great opportunities for photography - marvellous backdrop of sea/sky on a sunny day. Burgher's walk end tricky for anything on wheels. An hour or so should do it !!

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This is part of a two part attraction of penguins. Yiu pay at one and keep ticket for other. Here you walk on a board walk and see penguins breeding and their young at close proximity. The second at boukders bay just up tge road you can walk and swim with the penguins

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Thank villagegirl2015
Brisbane, Australia
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1,067 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 495 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

This beach has got lots of penguins including those breeding. During our visit, there were lots of little ones and there were lots of cute photo opportunities.

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Thank Adventurers049
Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This place is amazing... you get to see penguins face to face, literally! There is a small colony of 2000 penguins to see and they're so fun to watch. What a great place

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Thank jmobrecht
south yorkshire
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71 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Lovely area to see penguins for free! Sturdy wooden walkway for part of way too plus easy access and parking.

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Thank sweepSouthYorkshire
Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The sand is like powder. The Ocean has different shades of green and blue. Over the horizon is the mountain range with the cloud on top. The sea is quite cold. But there were so many people playing here that is was quite hard to find a patch to call our own. There are public toilets further up if you... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

You get to come very close to the Penquins on the beach and rocks..easy to get to by train from Capetown and then a couple of mile walk to foxy bay or take a taxi.

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Thank Ted S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

This is an excellent place to view peguins. You can get very close to them, take pictures. You are not allowed to touch them or feed them because they bite. Great to see these lovely birds in their natural habitat. Wonderful experience. Entrance to the park is R65 per person (adult).

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Thank sarahtheblue
Chennai
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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Foxy beach is where you come face to face with the penguins. You can spend time just watching them hang out on the sand, cavorting in the water or squabbling among themselves. Of course they completely ignore the tourists!

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Thank GitaChennai
North Carolina
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242 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Best place to see penguins in their own habitat! It was fabulous. Learned a lot about the African penguin. These guys are adorable. Keep protecting them!

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