Simons Town

Boulders Beach

Animal Sanctuaries / Beaches & Pools / Sight Seeing in or near Simons Town, False Bay in Cape Town, South Africa.

Things To Do in Simons TownBoulders Beach

Animal Sanctuaries Beaches & Pools Sight Seeing False Bay

Where? Boulders Beach, Simons Town, Cape Town

When? Best when the sun is shining and in summer (if you want to swim).

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Simons Town, in Western Cape

Enjoy a day lazing at Boulders Beach and see the world famous penguin colony. Take a dip in the warmer waters of the Indian Ocean and find yourself swimming with the Penguins. Just remember this area is a sanctuary for them and they and their environment should be treated with respect.

Boulders Beach is home to the African penguin, which has been hanging out along the South African coast for years, in more recent times living shoulder to knee-cap with the local human population of Simon’s Town. Named “jackass” after their distinctive Eeyore impersonations, they occur in only 27 other sites, including Robben Island, and despite their large numbers at Boulder’s (some 3000), they are very much endangered ...

Additional Reading
Click here to read more about the Penquins at Boulders Beach.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Simons Town

Bayview Heights Gem

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Bayview Heights Gem

Located in a tucked away tranquil complex, the view from Bayview Heights Gem is breathtaking. Both bedroom and lounge ... more

Heavenly Ocean Mountain View Studio

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Heavenly Ocean Mountain View Studio

Heavenly Ocean Mountain View Studio is an upmarket studio apartment located in Simons Town. The stylish studio apartment ... more

Glencairn Nature Retreat

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Glencairn Nature Retreat

Nestled right against the mountainside is Glencairn Nature Retreat, this cosy, fully furnished home can accommodate six ... more

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