Swimming with African Penguins at Boulders Beach - Shared Tour 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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Embark on a unique experience and spend a few hours at one of the best beaches in Cape Town known as Boulder's Beach while swimming with the African Penguins. Take a walk on the boardwalk at the Boulder's Penguins Colony and view one of the largest penguins colonies in South Africa.

Enjoy a drive along one of the most scenic routes in the world known as Chapman's peak drive. Marvel at the colourful houses in the Bo Kaap as you snap your Instagram moments with these historical houses as your backdrop. This is truly one of the most relaxing tours you can experience when traveling to Cape Town.

What's Included

Bottled water onboard the vehicle

Entrance fees to Boulder's Penguins colony

Fresh beach towels, sunscreen and beach umbrellas

Pick up and drop off at accommodation in Cape Town

Shared tour guide/driver, vehicle and fuel

Toll fees at Chapman's Peak drive

What's Not Included

Items of personal nature, i.e.: Sun hats, peak caps, refreshments, beach slippers, etc.

Meals, drinks and gratuities/tips (optional)

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 80

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • We adhere to Social Distancing requirements in our vehicles as follows: Sedan vehicles: 2 passengers in the rear and 1 passenger in front. Hyundai H1 minivan: 4 passengers in the rear and 1 passenger in front. Toyota Quantum minivan: 5 passengers in the r

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.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Cape Town
Soon after collection from your accommodation in Cape Town, we will drive along through the city centre to see some historical monuments and buildings.

• Admission Ticket Free

We stop in the Bo-Kaap, also known as the Cape Malay Quarter, due to its Malaysian and Indonesian heritage. This is where we stop to see the colourful historical houses and capture beautiful photos with these colourful houses as our backdrop. If they are around, you may get to meet some of the friendly residents and learn about the history of their houses.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Camp's Bay Beach
A stop here in Camps Bay will be at the famous Maidens Cove. Here is a popular tourist stop over for the most beautiful photos in Cape Town, with the Lion's Head and Table Mountain plus the 12 Apostles on the backdrop facing the mighty Atlantic Ocean.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Chapman's Peak Drive
Our next stop will be at Chapman's Peak viewpoint. We will drive along one of the most scenic routes in the world known as Chapman's Peak Drive - Chappie's to the locals. The stop at the viewpoint will be for approximately 15 minutes so that visitors can capture some of the most breathtaking photos of the pristine Atlantic ocean stretching as far as the eye can see.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Just Nuisance
Simon's Town will be next on our list of stops. This is where the South African Naval base is situated. This is also where we will meet the monument of the enchanting dog called Just Nuisance. Just Nuisance became a member of the South African Navy and even had a wedding.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
We reach the highlight of the day with a stop at Boulder's Beach. Upon our arrival at the Boulder's we will enter through the gates and walk along the boardwalk to view the African Penguins colony. This is one of the largest penguins colonies in South Africa and you may even have an opportunity to be greeted by one or two of them along the boardwalk.

Thereafter we will enter onto the Boulder's Beach for and spend the rest of the tour on what is known as one of the best beaches in Cape Town. Visitors may have chance encounters while swimming, to swim with the Penguins if they are in the water at the beach. Take plenty of photos with these stunning sea creatures and come face-to-face with them in their natural habitat.

Note that clean fresh beach towels will be included as well as sunscreen and beach umbrellas.

Note that items of personal nature like sun hats and beach slippers are not included.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

St James Beach
Our tour culminates with a stop at St. James Beach near Muizenberg to view the colourful huts on the beach. These colourful huts are used for changing rooms for the sunbathers and surfers, but they also provide amazing backdrop for spectacular photos to last a lifetime.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cape Town Central
We return back to Cape Town for drop off at guest's accommodation.

• Admission Ticket Free

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