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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 8 April 2014

I enjoyed kayaking, We were out for a good period of time and stopped to see the penguins. It was well worth the cost!

Thank FarAwayStar
Reviewed 7 April 2014

We had a wonderful morning. It took over 2 hours to kyak from Simonstown harbour to just off Boulders beach, round Ark rock and back to the harbour. Just the right amount of time if you haven't kayaked much before. We all enjoyed it thoroughly...More

Thank 836gilliann
Reviewed 1 April 2014

We spent a wonderful morning paddling in the warm waters of False Bay, we saw penguins, seals, birds, and with the kind advice of Derek, the owner of the kayaks even my daughters did a great job!

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Super wonderful and adventures even for those that have never done it.Our guide was full of jokes and teach as quickly and looked after us in such away that I have never felt scared.the boats are very stable and wont just tip. bring your camera...More

Thank Koba K
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Derek is professional and the sit on tops are very easy to paddle, he's great at helping anyone of any skills level enjoy this perfect way to see the wildlife around False Bay.

Thank DrWendyJ
Reviewed 22 January 2014

We had a great time with Derek and his trusty kayaks. Boating about the harbour and then to Boulder Beach was fantastic. We were able to get quite close to the penguins and get some wonderful shots of them sunning themselves. WAY better to view...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 22 January 2014

The False Bay coastline around Simonstown is an extremely popular tourist destination - partly because of the African Penguins. As a result the main attractions and beaches can get pretty busy ON THE LAND. However when visiting from the sea with Kayak Cape Town, not...More

Thank sboln
Reviewed 22 December 2013

I tried for 3 occasions to go kayaking- each time cancelled because of high winds. On the 4th try, Derek made a plan and took my group of 10 out at Sea Point- it was a calm day with pleasant weather. I had a varied...More

Thank yunus m
Reviewed 5 December 2013

And so much more. We were lucky enough to spot dolphins swimming very near, a seal and her pup, an array of birds, including, of course, penguins. It was a beautiful way to spend a couple hours on the water. The kayaks are very nice...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I was scheduled to do a river kayak in the Botriver estuary, but had to change schedule last minute. What an incredible pleasant surprise to meet Derek and sea kayak along the coastline at Simon's Town. Derek is professional, safe, environmentally alert and great company....More

Thank Teresa W
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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