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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped by Boulders Beach to see the colony of penguins that live there. While the initial beach is crowded with snaphappy tourists, if you keep heading through the massive Boulders (which requires you to crawl through a thin space between rocks and then over a few other larger boulders) you'll find a much more secluded area with just as many penguins. They are used to visitors so you can get quite close, but remember they're wild animals and will nip if you invade their space too much. Expert tip - steer clear of their rear, as they can projectile poop. Lol

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good, although I don't think you need to spend more than an hour there. Nice ice-cream shop on the way back to the carpark

Thank suzcoo
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On our trip to Cape point with city explorer, this one of the places it takes you. The tickets are 160zar pp. when you get there, there's a wooden walk way to the beach and at the end of it , you are not on the sandy beach but wooden walkway you see the penguins just standing there.
I felt this place was over hyped and
not really as exciting as we were led to believe.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The penguins are definitely not to be missed. Lots to see and do around Boulders besides actually swimming with the little dudes

Thank Relax820400
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The attraction here of course is the colony of jackass penguins. Understandably the public is confined to a fenced off boardwalk which gives occational views of the penguins who are well used to being viewed and rightly tend to ignore us visitors. My main memories are of the smell which was revolting

Thank H4772NMrogerh
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great to see them just having around on the beach and under the walkway.. can get up and close and take some great pics. Definitely recommend.
Only 76 ZAR each for entry

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Boulder Bay Penguin site early afternoon. It was not to crowded to start with but soon got very busy. To get the most from the site visit both sections and be prepared to be barged about a bit. All in all a good experience, especially as my wife was desperate to see them. Interesting time was had.

1  Thank Cotonboy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an absolute must see when in Cape Town. The penguin colony here is fairly large and easy to see from the various viewing stands. The walkways through the shrubbery between the viewing stands also afford additional opportunities to see these little guys rummaging around in the bushes for up-close viewing. The best!

Thank 25wanderlings
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved our time here they are so cute and you are guaranteed plenty to see , I would also recommend on I nice day to pack you bathers and spend some time in the wonderful bay , a great little beech with the odd penguin passing by !!

Thank 399sandye
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful spot, but very crowded. It's best to buy tickets in advance. The length of stay would be no longer than 1 hour.

Thank suze312017
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