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Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling

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The TOP TOUR in Hout Bay and one of the most loved by visitors to Cape Town! The Seal Snorkeling experts since 2009 - join Animal Ocean for the ultimate wildlife experience. Plunge into the ocean and swim with hundreds of Cape Fur seals. Interact...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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8 Albert Road | Cape Town, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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+27 72 296 9132
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Reviewed today

It was an excellent experienceThe guides explained and helped when neededWe saw a lot of seals that were right next to us.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW. I wasn't expecting to get to be floating in the ocean next to seals as closely as I did! The whole experience was seamless. The guides were helpful, sweet, and tended to any questions or problems. We spent about an hour in the waters,...More

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there April, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review - it sounds like you had an incredible experience with the Cape Fur seals and the Animal Ocean team! We are so thrilled to have shared this magical experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tripAmazing guidesAmazing skipperAmazing hot chocolateNice officeWill always be back for another tryMore

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ahmed, Thank you for your Amazing! comments and for the five star review, we hope that you and your friends had a wonderful time with the Animal Ocean team and the Cape Fur seals. Perhaps see you again in the future! Kind regards, Lauren...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing! It is like a safari in the ocean. The calmth and curiousity of these animals is a perfect combination! Want to come back soon!

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Anne, Thank you for your 5 star rating and your comments - we love sharing this experience and would love to have you join us again! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The activity last about 1 hr, but it will look like only 10 mins have passed. Seals are amazing, they are always playing very close even they hit you... It is an amazing activity to do, the pictures and videos you can record will be...More

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AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and five star rating - we hope that you treasure the memory of your time with the Cape Fur seals at Duiker Island! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Amazing time! amazing crue and guys at desk! you would never forget the time enjoing and playing with Seals

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Alfred Steven B, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi Ruben, Thanks so much for your review and 5 star rating - we hope you have happy memories of snorkeling with the seals! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 15 June 2018

wouldn't go seal diving with anyone else, animal ocean is the best, great experience great people and they have a very cute dog

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi there, Thanks so much for your rating and your comments - we are glad that you had such a wonderful experience with us! Thanks for joining us near the end of our 2018/2019 season. Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Listen, after 20 years of being in Cape town for summer, I don't know how I missed this before. In perfect conditions we had a blast, got some greta pictures with the rented cameras, although they aren't the best resolution or quality. Best thing I've...More

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hi there, We are glad you found us! It sounds like you had a magnificent time with the Cape Fur seals at Duiker Island. It is so wonderful to be able to share this special experience with others. Please join us again next summer -...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I am so glad that my husband and I booked this trip! We had such an amazing time yesterday and it was amazing to see such wonderful animals up close knowing that we were completely safe with the staff that were in the water with...More

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi there Chelsea-Ann, It is always so wonderful to read such positive comments, I can hear that you had a lovely time on your trip! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and to leave us your thoughts - we really...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

We had an amazing experience snorkling with seals with Animal Ocean. Everything was well organized and we felt well taken care of. Simply listen to the instructors and enjoy!

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Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hello Agnies, Thanks so much for your comments and your five star rating, we are so glad that you had such a marvellous time snorkeling with the friendly Cape Fur seals! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

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weddingplaner
6 August 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for asking the question - it is something good to query! We have outdoor shower facilities available for a rinse off after your trip, as well as changing cubicles. We also have bathroom facilities within our... More
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L0vetotravel_17
7 June 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hi there, TripAdvisor will not let me add a website in this answer - please look up Animal Ocean online. Alternatively, our website address is on our Facebook page which is called Animal Ocean :) (The website address is... More
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Suzy W
25 April 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hi Suzy, Yes, our equipment includes a 3mm neoprene vest, a 5mm full body wetsuit with hood, boots, gloves and mask and snorkel. We have warm water on board to pour inside your wetsuits and onto your hands and feet after... More
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