1. South Africa
  2. Western Cape
  3. Cape Town
  4. Boulders Beach

Cape Town: Penguin Watching at Boulders Beach Half Day Tour

Product ID: 239987
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Discover the incredibly adorable African Jackass Penguins in their natural habitat on a half day tour to Boulders Beach. Explore, admire, and laze around on the beach, while surrounded by these friendly birds, and visit a selection of stunning viewpoints.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English, French

Pickup included

Please wait in your hotel lobby, at the front of your apartment building, Or the guide will ring the bell if you're at a house.

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  • Observe African Jackass Penguins in their natural habitat at Boulders Beach
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in the Indian Ocean among the African Jackass Penguins
  • Relax on the sandy beach and soak up the sun
  • Admire magnificent views of Robben Island and Cape Town from the scenic mountain drive
Full description
The tour departs Cape Town and heads to the first stop of the day, Maidens Cove. From here, admire stunning views across the Atlantic seaboard as well as marveling at the imposing Twelve Apostles Mountain range. The tour continues along Chapmans Peak Drive, rated one of the best mountain drives in the world. Along the way, stop at a selection of lookouts that provide unspoiled views of Noordhoek beach.

Arrive at Boulders Beach and learn about the friendly African Jackass Penguins that call the beach their home. Although the penguins roam freely on the beach and are comfortable being near humans, they are protected animals and visitors are not permitted to touch or feed them. Admire the penguins from a designated viewing point, and observe these creatures as they go about their day.

Enjoy some free time to relax on the beach, take a swim in the refreshing waters, or explore the surrounding landscpaes. The tour ends with a visit to Boyes Drive, a spectacular mountain road overlooking the stunning view of False Bay coast.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Chapmans Peak toll gate charge
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee to Boulders Beach (152 ZAR)

From £33.27 per person

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Product ID: 239987