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Address: Town Jetty, Wharf Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
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+27 82 501 8930
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Paddle the warm waters of False Bay and we'll show you some rather amazing...

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 Paddles every day at 9.30Am throughout the year, weather permitting.

Our kayaks are designed for maximum stability in all conditions.

Age is no barrier - anyone with full mobility from 10 upwards can do it.

All trips are led by knowledgable and experienced professional guides.

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Kayak Trip to the Boulders Penguins from Simon's Town
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Fun in the sun.

My girlfriend and I had the pleasure of going out for this activity yesterday. Awesome weather and really enjoyed all the salty water. The tour guides were absolutely awesome... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Nevironn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had the pleasure of going out for this activity yesterday. Awesome weather and really enjoyed all the salty water. The tour guides were absolutely awesome, friendly and informed about the surroundings, as they should've been. We had fun and if it wasn't for my whimsy arms we would go again. Lol good atmosphere of a group... More 

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KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this review

Thanks Nevironn, and hey, it's gets easier every time! More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The tour was a lot of fun and good exercise. I'd never kayaked before but it's pretty easy to pick up and isn't a big strain - there's no race. We had some swells but not choppy and we got to stop at the penguin beach for some photos which they make available on their Facebook page. Also got to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

When trying to make a booking had the unfortunate experience of dealing with the rudest unpleasant man. Not sure you should be in the business of dealing with the public. Just trying to get information and he was abrupt and hung up. Thanks for that! If you are the owner shame on you, if you just work there you should... More 

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KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this review

Hi Clare. Yes I was rude to you. What you conveniently neglected to mention here was that in your call to us you were were rude to me, and my rudeness was in response to yours. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Wow, what an awesome trip! Great guides, great view and a wonderful way to see Simonstown and Boulders beach and the penguins. A must for all visitors and locals in Cape Town!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I kayaked with my daughter and her husband and their 3 university aged children, my grandchildren, from the wharf area to the area where the penguins hang out. We had small white caps and waves but we were all able to make the paddle successfully - even this 75 year old great grandmother. The penguins were molting so they were... More 

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Shanghai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had a great time with Derek and his fellow guides! They provided everything we needed, including water and even shared their sunscreen with us as we were running out. They gave good information about both the wildlife that we saw, as well as some general information about the area. They were enthusiastic and fun. And as an extra bonus,... More 

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Many thanks Kathryn. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

An excellent outing that I'd recommend for locals and visitors alike. A great way to see seals and penguins and feel that you are in their habitat for a while rather than just viewing from dry land. Guides were informative and made us all feel safe with clear, easy to follow instructions. The afternoon we went was quite windy making... More 

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KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this review

Thank you Wendy, and we hope we will see you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Had a fantastic time on sea with these guys. Saw penguins from afar and quite a few seals gambolling in water right next to us! The landscape looks all the more stunning from the sea. The guides were knowledgeable, super supportive and helped in speeding us along when we were lagging behind the rest of the group. The choppy waters... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Had a fantastic time on this trip. The wind was a bit blowy which made it hard work getting out of the harbour but the guides were very supportive and did their jobs well, if not a little too effortlessly. Thoroughly enjoyed the wildlife and time spent. Make sure you use plenty of sunscreen!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Fun tour- great instructors who were knowledgeable about area. Didn't get as close to boulder's beach as i thought we would - maybe because of weather?? Saw lots of seals Great fish and chippy just there for lunch :)

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KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this review

Hi Jolly, Yes that's why. We normally get much closer and spend more time with the penguins but because it was so choppy and windy we could not. Thanks for reviewing. More 

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