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Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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About Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
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 with them in their environment and on their terms. This 2.5 hour experience is suited for people who are confident swimmers and love the ocean. We want to share our passion and love for Cape Town's marine wildlife with you - come and snorkel with the Animal Ocean Crew and the friendly Cape fur seals!
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See Cape fur seals as nature intended, gliding gracefully through the Atlantic, on this small-group snorkeling trip to Duiker Island. Travel to the seal colony by Zodiac boat, in a group no larger than 10, then spend ample time in the water, accompanied by specialist guides. Your tour includes heavy-duty wetsuits, vests, boots, and gloves, plus hot drinks, a hot shower, and free Wi-Fi back at base.
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Andre wrote a review Jul 2021
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Had an awesome time swimming with the seals. Animal ocean staff were brilliant, we enjoyed every minute. Looking forward to returning.
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_No1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
Responded 1 week ago
Hi there Andre, Thanks so much for your 5 star review - great to read that you had such an incredible experience with our team whilst we shared the Seal Snorkeling experience! We'd love to see you join us again in the next summer season :) Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean
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Jordi Pretorius wrote a review Apr 2021
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What an amazing time we had with the Animal Ocean crew in Hout Bay ! Everyone is super friendly and always ready to help. The experience itself was unlike any other I’ve had.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_No1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
Responded 14 Apr 2021
Hi there Jordi, Thank you so much for the fantastic review (and super cool picture that you added!) I am so happy to read that you had such a great time with the Animal Ocean team whilst we shared the Seal Snorkeling experience recently. Thank you so much for joining us - enjoy the memories of your trip! Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean
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Norman wrote a review Apr 2021
Pretoria, South Africa1 contribution
Hade a great experience..learned so much was money well spend..cant complain about anything..enjoyed every moment. thank you guys you were awesome
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_No1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
Responded 14 Apr 2021
Hi there Norman, Thank you both for joining us recently on your honeymoon trip to Cape Town, and for taking the time to leave us a review here - it sounds like you had a lovely time with our team during your Seal Snorkeling experience :) I hope that you enjoyed your visit to the Mother City! Thanks again for visiting Animal Ocean. Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean
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anzelle d wrote a review Apr 2021
Hout Bay, South Africa28 contributions
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Me and my hubby went snorkel today 6 Aril 2021 what a beautiful day and amazing people please guys you must do this l, so put on your bucket list. Wonderful people so friendly and helpful.
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_No1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
Responded 14 Apr 2021
Hi there Anzelle, Thanks so much for joining the Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling team recently during your honeymoon trip to Cape Town - I am so happy that you had such a great experience with us and the seals! We appreciate the visit and the online recommendations here - thank you also for sharing some of your photos :) Enjoy the memories of your special holiday in Cape Town. Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean
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Andre wrote a review Apr 2021
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Had an awesome time swimming with the seals. Animal ocean staff were brilliant. Looking forward to returning.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_No1, Manager at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling
Responded 05 Apr 2021
Hi there Andre, Thanks so much for the great review and rating - so glad to read that you had such a good time with our team! Looking forward to having you join us again for another Seal Snorkeling experience :) Thanks for the support! Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean
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