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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 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...More

Thank KathrynJShanghai
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Many thanks Kathryn.

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...More

Thank Wendy B
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

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

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
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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
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