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Kayak Cape Town

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Town Jetty, Wharf Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 82 501 8930
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Kayak Trip to the Boulders Penguins from Simon's Town
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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 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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“boulders beach” (17 reviews)
“false bay” (8 reviews)
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Town Jetty, Wharf Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We kayaked out to see the penguins. It was a bit windy and weren't sure if we'd go the whole way, but the guides were encouraging and careful. They assured us that we could make it and they were right! It was a wonderful fun...More

Thank DenverTRAVELS2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

having seen the penguins from the beech the day before this was a novel way to seem them as well. Our initial trip was cancelled due to weather conditions and although it went ahead the next day the sea was still a little challenging -...More

Thank Scarybird
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Scarybird - and we like your name, which is the opposite of our penguins, cutebird.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smooth waters and friendly staff ensured a very good kayaking experience. We were sternly "recommended" not to bring our phones/cameras as all photos were being taken by the kayak team. This was a blessing in disguise since we could enjoy the sights without getting diverted....More

Thank Yash G
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Regards, Derek

Reviewed 17 July 2017

This was a really unique experience. I love kayaking, and this was one of the best excursions we had whilst in Cape Town. It's a really great way to experience the seals and the penguins up-close since you have to keep a certain distance whilst...More

Thank Mari B
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you Mari.

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Had a great trip, was pleasant with a calm sea and clear waters. Our guide was instant with information and very knowledgeable about the surrounding sea life and Simonstown and surrounds. I am keen to go again soon, and would recommend the trip wholeheartedly. This...More

Thank Jared S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is the most fun I've had in a while. Great work out especially when it's a sunny day and you peddling your heart out. Loved it.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 24 February 2017 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...More

Thank Nevironn
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

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

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...More

Thank Sam_slop
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!...More

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KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

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.

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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Raluca G
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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
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Some people do ask whether they should be concerned about sharks on our trip. A fair question and something that concerns some customers. There is of course a risk to anything one does but if there was a reasonable danger... More
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