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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 12 April 2016

What an incredible experience! We had such a wonderful time, and Derek was a great guide with a good sense of humour. A must-do when visiting Cape Town. Will definitely be doing this again!

Thank SMills40
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I really enjoyed the kayak around Simonstad. It is a rare opportunity to get so close to animals like seals and penguins in the ocean. The guides were great, and had a wonderful sense of humor.

Thank Theuns D
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Great fun! Knowledgable guide. It was adorable seeing the penguins. I would highly recommend for pretty much anyone!

Thank Leebs222
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I love to kayak and got up early to go to Simon's town to go kayaking. The guides were great. The kayaks were wonderful and the penguins put on a show. It was a great time.

Thank Ti J
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Great trip out into the harbor--seals, penguins, and lots of humor--all while seeing the Cape from a new vantage point.

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 12 March 2016

What a great morning out. Well organised, friendly staff, Great sightings. Even people who have never done this before can easily manage.

Thank voyagersolo
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We are fairly aged (husband 76) we went Kyaking with Derek very well organised and on time with clear instructions on what to do. We went around the outside of the harbour to the Penguins at Boulders. Derek whose other name is Help was very...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

We are just 60 and were accompanied by an older lady, who kayaks on Lake Victoria. This is a great experience led by experts who, throughout the trip, gave us interesting and entertaining facts about Simon's Town and the penguins. This is for someone who...More

Thank LindseyWESM
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We arrived a little late after our 2 hour train trip into SImon's town( don't belive the train schedule that says its a 70min trip, times varies according to weather and stoppage times)...They were patient, all the tourists were engaging. Sandy has the best stories...More

Thank Capetonian2016
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The guides where chatty, fun and knowledgeable about, not only the penguins, which we saw swim right past our kayak, but also about the history of the area and natural wildlife, flora and fauna of the area. It was a cloudy day but we still...More

Thank Kerry A
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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