Penguin Encounter Boulders Beach Half Tour Day from Cape Town

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Cape Town, Cape Town

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the African Penguins in their natural habitat on a half day tour to Boulders Beach. You will explore, admire, and laze around on the beach, while surrounded by these friendly seabirds and visit a selection of stunning viewpoints. you can spend time swimming as well as sunbathing with our waddling friends.

What's Included

Bottled water on board the vehicle

Hotel pickup and drop off, air-conditioned vehicle

Toll fees at Chapman’s Peak drive

What's Not Included

Entrance fee to Boulder's Penguins colony, which is ZAR160.00 for an adult and ZAR76.00 for a child

Restaurant meals and drink

Tips/ Gratuities (optional)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

The first stop on this 5-hours half-day tour is Maidens Cove. Admire stunning views across the Atlantic seaboard as well as marvelling at the imposing Twelve Apostles Mountain range, Camps Bay beach and the penthouse for reach International and local citizens

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Chapman's Peak Drive
We continue to Chapmans Peak Drive. This has to be one of the best, if not, the best marine drive in the world! With breath-taking views of the oceans with the mountain as a backdrop, every turn will leave you breathless.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
This is the highlight of the tour, your guide will provide an overview of the area and give and give you ample time to explore the beach. You will learn about endangered African penguins that call the beach their home. These penguins roam freely on the beach and are comfortable being near humans. Admire them from a designated viewing point, and observe these creatures as they go about their day.

Enjoy some free time to relax on the beach or explore the surrounding landscapes. Sunny days! take a swim in the refreshing waters.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Boyes Drive
After a hours spent exploring, you can enjoy the coastal drive back to Cape Town with a stop at the Boyes drive in Muizenberg which has absolutely stunning views of the False Bay coast. This is also a good spot to watch surfers local and international alike tackling Cape Town’s waves.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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