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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 but choppy morning on sea

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... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
jolly r

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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 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The 2.5 hour kayak tour is a perfect way to start the day. They actually do not have a physical shop - you book ahead on-line and meet them at the dock where their kayaks are stored. They also advise that you call in the morning as they might cancel the outings in bad/windy weather. They provide instruction, life jackets,... More 

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

It was a well organized tour with fun guides who love what they are doing. And who wouldn't! Being out there among the seals, penguins and kelp gives you a different perspective of Simonstown.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic 2 hours kayaking with penguins and seals. Amazing views all around and Derek is a great guide too!

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Enjoyable kayak through Simons Town harbour and along to the beginning of Boulders Beach to see the penguins.

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Thank James U
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

A fantastic and beautiful day out in False Bay that included all the sights, sounds and smells of our marine life and we were afforded the opportunity of having a quick dip in the sea too!

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Ascot, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely trip with so much to see, including the fab penguins. Friendly, well informed leaders & good equipment. Would thoroughly recommend it - we went as a couple + adult daughter.

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Fairbanks, Arkansas
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

I booked the trip on my own and was a little hesitant to go solo. I need not have worried! The trip exceeded my expectations. It was beautiful, the penguins were adorable, and I enjoyed Sandy's good humor. I highly recommend the trip and will do it again the next time I'm back . On a side note, I took... More 

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

Thanks for the review, we are happy you had a great time and we hope to see you back soon. More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed the kayak experience and the professional approach from Derek. The 2h sea kayak trip to Boulders beach was great and Derek told us a lot about the African penguins. During the trip Derek took some awesome pictures!!!

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

Thanks Bart, glad you liked the pictures as well as the trip. Derek More 

Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

My agent booked this for me. I figured I would sit in the front and my guide would do all the work. NO, NO NO. You and your fellow amateur are given a kayak told how it works then off we go. You start out around south african navy vessels to the breakwater. This day was windy, waves, large waves,... More 

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Thank William J
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this review

Thanks for the review William. It was indeed a pretty tough but exciting day out there and you did great. Hope your muscles have recovered by now :) Please tell your agent to amend their information! More 

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