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

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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

2  Thank clairewray1979
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!

Thank wanitagoodwin
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...More

Thank khandmore
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.

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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