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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...more
Town Jetty, Wharf Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 82 501 8930
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Was such an amazing experience! Loved every moment, words can’t describe this... will definitely recommend it for any person that want to see the world from an ocean view... thanks to an amazing team!

1  Thank Chantaleze
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic once in a lifetime experience.! Kayak team was fantastic considering it was there 3rd shift of the day! Defo do it again wirh them.

Thank 42IanB42
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Derek was absolutely phenomenal. We ended up going alone with him after two days of trying to convince my sister to go. He was always understanding and always reassured my sister. He was always at a pace that we all felt comfortable and was very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Martin-GoEs
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you Martin, I hope I have some new laughs for you when you come again!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were not lucky with the weather (grey, rainy and windy) but they took us on a sportive trip to a 1910 shipwreck (since it was going to be too dangerous to get to the penguins). Despite the grim weather we had a great time,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Julie B
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thanks Julie, we are glad you still enjoyed the kayak trip despite the weather. It's always fun whatever the conditions - within reason :)

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We weren't blessed with the best weather for our trip. It was rather grey and windy so conditions were pretty tough for kayaking. Most of the focus on the trip was on paddling either to make progress or hold position when looking at the Penguins....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 354stepheny
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks Stephen. Windy conditions do make it harder to get close to the penguins - but it does make it more adventurous!

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Great tour on 19.10 ! Really appreciated the good natured approach, very knowledgeable and flexible depending on the needs and competency levels of the group. Thanks gents!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank nick v
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had a nice morning while we were kayaking. In a group of 12 people, we went up to the sea and kayaked there for 2 hours. On our way, we crossed Boulders Beach and saw penguins and seals. An adventurous outdoor activity!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Suzanbr
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We kayaked out to see the penguins. It was a bit windy and weren't sure if we'd go the whole way, but the guides were encouraging and careful. They assured us that we could make it and they were right! It was a wonderful fun...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DenverTRAVELS2017
Reviewed 23 September 2017

having seen the penguins from the beech the day before this was a novel way to seem them as well. Our initial trip was cancelled due to weather conditions and although it went ahead the next day the sea was still a little challenging -...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Steve E
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you Scarybird - and we like your name, which is the opposite of our penguins, cutebird.

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Smooth waters and friendly staff ensured a very good kayaking experience. We were sternly "recommended" not to bring our phones/cameras as all photos were being taken by the kayak team. This was a blessing in disguise since we could enjoy the sights without getting diverted....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Yash G
KayakCapeTown, Owner at Kayak Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your review. Regards, Derek

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9 September 2018|
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Response from Traveladik | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We did the tour in July which was winter time but we managed. We just doubled up on the layering. Your legs and feet WILL GET WET so please be prepared for that. An extra change of clothes in your car would be a good... More
6 March 2018|
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Response from KayakCapeTown | Property representative |
This is not the best area to see dolphins, try Kaskazi on the Cape Town side for that. We are the best area for penguins and seals.
Raluca G
23 August 2017|
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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