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

Paddle the warm waters of False Bay and we'll show you some rather amazing...

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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Kayak Trip to the Boulders Penguins from Simon's Town
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Great fun! Knowledgable guide. It was adorable seeing the penguins. I would highly recommend for pretty much anyone!

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Amman, Jordan

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Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

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

Thank Leebs222
West Lafayette, Indiana
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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
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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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
South Africa
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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
Horsham, United Kingdom
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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 sympathetic to our slow progress and took us in tow for the last bit. Thoroughly... 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 enjoys doing something different and exciting and great fun.

Thank LindseyWESM
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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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 bout kelp, kenya and permaculture, and they take photos of you so you have time... More 

Thank Capetonian2016
Cape Town, South Africa
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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 enjoyed every moment of the trip. It was great that there was a pit stop... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Great experience, am unfit and hadn't kayaked before but managed fine, informative guides, great fun, marvellous scenery and were very close up to wildlife - recommended!

Thank M0R1SS
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went out on New Years Day and what a fantastic time we had. Jeff was very helpful and patient with us not knowing our left from our right. Although we didn't feel confident enough to paddle to the penguins the "scenic" trip was just has enjoyable. Will definitely be returning for another trip.

Thank Ericka P

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