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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 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
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My review is very late - my sister and I were in Cape Town in April 2013. We made arrangements for the penguin kayak trip and, though we were supposed to call the morning of the trip to confirm, someone we were staying with scared...More

Thank EMcBeee1
Reviewed 25 July 2013

Derek was a hilarious guide. His sarcasm brought many laughs to our group of 3 as we kayaked around Boulder Beach at sunset. The kayaks were safe and well-maintained, and the provided life preservers included some water for sipping. This was the perfect way for...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I have just moved to Cape Town and am "busy" exploring this fantastic city. This has definitely been a great experience and one I'll recommend - and hopefully even do again. Seeing False Bay from the water is such a unique perspective. We were lucky...More

1  Thank Soraiya V
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Had a great time! great adventure, we definitely would do this again. we went out for about 2 hours and loved every minute of it. we love south africa and the people

Thank superJo12
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We were paddling in False Bay with Derek starting at 9 in the morning. The wind were 7 to 8 m/s from the northwest. I was paddling the first time in the open sea under quite rough conditions, but had an experineced kayaker wit me...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 5 September 2012

My husband and I booked this adventure online and it was flawless. Derek showed up right when he said he would, was fun to be around, got us situated in our kayak, and safely guided us to the special South African penguins and back again....More

Thank Marcia78681
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Ed and I met Derek, Kayak Cape Town, in Simonstown at 9:00 a.m., and drove to the launch site. We kayaked down the eastern side of the Cape around Cape Point. The trip took about 4+ hours; the weather was perfect; the swells were 4-5...More

2  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We had long decided to see the penguins and thought what better way to do it that from the water. We got the train from Cape Town to Simon' Town and that in itself is a recommended activity, great views along the coast and only...More

1  Thank Jonathon B
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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