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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 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.

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!!!

Thank Bart C
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

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

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...More

Thank William J
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

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!

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My ten year old daughter and I had a great trip on a Saturday morning in late July. There was a bit of wind that resulted in moderate waves but that just made it exciting for us. The kayaks are very stable and the guides...More

Thank Cedric C
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

Thanks Cedric, hope to see you again soon. I'll be watching out for your daughter in the Olympics in 10 years time, she is a great little paddler.

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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