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“Penguins!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach
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US$115.35*
and up
Private Tour: Cape of Good Hope Tour from Cape Town
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The sheltered inlet of Boulders Beach is located in the Cape peninsula near Simon's Town. Here exists a protected colony of African penguins which can be viewed in their natural habitat via wooden walkways. There is also an excellent beach for swimming nearby.
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“Penguins!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

So cool to see the penguins waddling around. Just beware that if you are there when a tour bus is there, it can get crowded.

Visited June 2014
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“Penguin Love”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Just loved the place. Its so clean and well maintained. The penguins are so gorgeous and cute. A must visit place for everyone in Capetown.

Visited June 2014
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“Fun Little Stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

The parking is a little bit of a walk from the beach (not a huge distance).... but the penguins are well worth it...
If you're in the area.... I'd say stop in and take a look.. and a few pics.. and have a laugh or two... and take in the beauty of the sea.

Visited May 2014
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Houston, Texas
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“Cute penguins, nice quick trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

This is a nice hour long visit. The views of the penguins are quite good, and there were plenty of babies. When we went it was pretty crowded, but we noticed there is a slightly less noticeable and less taken path right at the front entrance, which is better for penguin viewing.

Visited June 2014
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“Beautiful beach with lots of penguins”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

The beach is very beautiful and we loved seeing all the penguins, but there is a charge. If, when you park, you go to the right (through the gate) you'll see a few penguins and won't have to pay. However, there really aren't that many penguins there and we ended up paying and saw a bunch of them on the beach.

Visited May 2014
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