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Kayak Cape Town

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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Town Jetty, Wharf Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 82 501 8930

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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...More

Thank o--Ami--o
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...More

Thank Peterv99
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 :)

Thank jolly r
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

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.

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...More

Thank loveDCA
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.

Thank Thomas B
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!

1  Thank Nathalie P
Reviewed 18 October 2016

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

Thank James U
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!

Thank Catherine G
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.

Thank Pauline T
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...More

Thank AdidaB
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

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

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17 November 2016|
Response from KayakCapeTown | Property representative |
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