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Address: The Lookout, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Unforgettable Experience

This was our first time snorkeling ever and the guides were absolutely amazing! I felt safe the whole time, especially in the water! The overall experience of snorkeling with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
Brittany M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first time snorkeling ever and the guides were absolutely amazing! I felt safe the whole time, especially in the water! The overall experience of snorkeling with seals was amazing and unforgettable! But the staff made the experience so much better ? We felt safe and we were definitely in good hands! We brought our own GoPro and... More 

Thank Brittany M
Herselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

This is a must do on your Africa trip!! Friendly People Who gave very good infomation about the seals and there living. 5 minute boat trip and there they were! Wauw so many seals at one place. We got very good snorkling gear and had the possibility to Hire a go pro camera to record our snorkling. The price of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

This is an experience you should not miss! The seals are so much fun! The snorkeling is easy, even for inexperienced snorkelers. I would not hesitate to take kids. Very well worth every minute. More seals in one place than I thought would be possible!

Thank Agnes D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

easy booking, professional and friendly team & playful seals ... everything was perfect ... so much fun !

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Ramat Yishay, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Wonderful experience with supportive stuff. You get the chance to swim among thousands seals. Very organized team,we received full wet suits and we're spoiled by the guides with hot waters directly into our wet suits to warm up after the swim.

Thank Nati G
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

My girlfriend and I were in the Cape Town area for a wedding and heard this was really good. We had scheduled for Sunday but they forecasted choppy seas so they contacted us early to let us know. We changed the date to Thursday and they were very accomidating. The experience itself was unreal. If you are a wildlife fan... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Yes you snorkel with the seals! Yes they are extremely close! Water could be rough, be ready for it. Otherwise absolutely great! Highly recommended!

Thank hd_powder
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

I did it yesterday and it was absolutely fabulous. We had a wonderful snorkelling with hundred of seals. It was amazing to swim and play on the waves so close of them. I had a large smile on my face during all the hour of swimming. :-) The team is very attentive, helpful and competent. I tought it would be... More 

Thank LucieCorbeil
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

What a fantastic experience - it's a true encounter with wild seals, no bait no interference, you jus drop into the water and they come have a look. The better you are at snorkelling, the more you'll get out of this experience as the seals are super playful and swim with you. It's very cold water so take the skipper's... More 

Thank Donyale M
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

We had an awesome moment. Snorkling with the seals was one of the best experience I ever had ! They do come to you to play, have fun and jump. They are wonderful animals, I wish I would have spend a full day swimming with the seals. The location itself is awesome: I sometimes just had a look out of... More 

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