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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...more
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Never, ever did I think I'd see a colony of penguins and today I did. Even better I was wearing shorts and a t-shirt. There were over a thousand penguins just chillin on the beach.
A MUST DO ADVENTURE!!!!!!
We visited The Boulders beach on our way to Cape point. Located in the Cape Peninsular is the Boulders beach near Simons Town. The African penguins is in a sheltered inlet of the Boulders beach. Wooden walkways are made to view the penguins. A fee...More
It was Sunday lunchtime and we had left Cape Point Reserve. Our driver said that we could eat our sandwiches and packed lunch at Boulders Beach and with the sun shining, my boys were itching to get into the sea.
We parked in the Car...More
Ok so I love penguins, but to have a chance to be close to them in their natural environment is worth the minimal entrance fee it costs to get in.
The great thing about this is the way the boarding and walkway is located because...More
It was quite interesting to see Penguins in warm weather on the beach without any snow. Most people will think that penguins only live in very cold snowy areas. There is a small colony here so it was a refreshing site to see them laid...More
This is a beach with an area dedicated to 3 variety of penguins. Cost 152R adult ticket which provides admission to beach and separate section for penguins. Wear sandals and bring suit if you want to go in water. If you have interest in walking...More
It was great to visit the beach and see the penguins in their natural habitat. It was very disappointing that the cost for non SA residents was significantly larger than SA nationals. It seems somewhat a tourist trap.
Response from 973SimonR973 | Reviewed this property |
No, tickets are available at the entrance, maybe a small queue at busy times. You can access the southern end of the beach free of charge, but the nesting area, and the majority of the penguins are at the northern end.
Response from cherylb24-2016 | Reviewed this property |
There may be some boats that you could charter to go around the Cape Peninsula ot to go fishing. I would think that approaching the penguins at the beach by boat wouldn't be a good idea for their safety. If you want to see... More
There may be some boats that you could charter to go around the Cape Peninsula ot to go fishing. I would think that approaching the penguins at the beach by boat wouldn't be a good idea for their safety. If you want to see the penguins up close it is better to approach them on land.