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Duiker Island

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Address: Hout Bay, South Africa
Phone Number: 270217907278
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$168*
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3-Day Western Cape Highlights Trip from Cape Town
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This is the 4th or 5th time that I've done this excursion. We went with "Drumbeat Charters". I would like to make special mention here of them, as the sea conditions were not that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Ramsgate, South Africa
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Ramsgate, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the 4th or 5th time that I've done this excursion. We went with "Drumbeat Charters". I would like to make special mention here of them, as the sea conditions were not that good and they were not sure about going out later. They held the boat back for 15 min to accommodate us. We really appreciate this as... More 

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Thank Blessed205
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

when i got there it was a winter season, so the tide is high is not recommended for people with the sea sickness, i'm not sure if the tide always high thru the year but the view it self is stunning, you have to take a boat to see the sea lions, i'm not sure about the schedule you need... More 

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Thank Jacky G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This is worth every cent. Take a drive to the Hout Bay Harbour and join one of the boats for this beautiful one hour long tour to Seal Island. It will make you happy

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Thank PeterMacNamara
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a coastal hike from Hout Bay harbour, around the Sentinel and Hangberg to Duiker Punt to View the seals on the island

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Thank Dieter H
Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We enjoyed a relaxing boat trip out to Duiker Island to see the seals. It was a lovely, warm & sunny day with light winds so the see wasn't rough. We took a picnic & had a thoroughly relaxing morning.

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Thank nicmeljones
Boksburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We visited Hout Bay on 12 March 2016 (Sunday) but it was so windy we didn't want to go on a boat. On Monday, 13th the weather was calm and so I phoned Drumbeat Charters to inquire whether they would be having a 12,15 cruise that day, as we would be travelling from Bellville just for the cruise. "Yes we... More 

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Thank Stan M
Stratford on Avon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We took a short boat trip to Duiker Island. Total time was an hour, but it was very good value for money. You get very close to the island and the are plenty of seals frolicking in the sea. Great fun.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We went with Drumbeat Charters and had an hours cruise, which including going to see a wreak further down the coast. We saw loads of seals as we went very close to the rock that the colony resides on. We also saw dolphin and even a baby Hump Back Whale. All in all a good 1 hour trip. Just the... More 

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Dunakeszi, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Very interesting to see the seals up close. A lot of people are not at all disturbed by the ship. There were many little seal it. Males defend their territory and guarded the harem.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

We have never seen so many seals in one place before, the water was cold, but so worth it! the ride in the rib was exciting on its own! all together a very well arrange trip.

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