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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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All reviews awesome experience great trip boulders beach paddling seals outing simonstown windy pace sights nature
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Reviewed yesterday

In the season they take parties out at least twice a day, weather permitting. I went with three of our sons in their 30s, and there must have been a dozen others. Two experienced paddlers accompanied us on the journey from the quayside, through the...More

Thank rpalmer778
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome experience, we really had a fun trip with this nice team. I can totally recommend the trip!!

Thank Veronika Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a good booking experience I was a little disappointed to get a message that the 0900 trip was cancelled due to rough seas. However, the trip was rescheduled for 1400 and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Seeing penguins, Oyster catchers, cormorants and other sea...More

Thank Glenn H
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Glenn, we are extremely pleased the group also got to see the whale breach.

Reviewed 19 August 2018

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

1  Thank Relax803016
Reviewed 16 August 2018

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

1  Thank Robert O
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank Traveladik
Reviewed 7 July 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 8 July 2018

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

Reviewed 11 June 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!

Thank Giac0mino
Reviewed 14 May 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

Thank ketchuprequired
Reviewed 30 April 2018

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

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9 September 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
6 March 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
23 August 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