Boulders Beach Penguin Colony - World Famous Penguin Colony, Simon's Town, Cape Town
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
World Famous Penguin Colony, Simon's Town, Cape Town
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
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Just around the corner from the seaside village of Simons Town turn left off main road to Boulders Visitor Centre to visit the famous colony of Jackass Penguins, so called for their hilarious braying call. This is a truly special experience and Table Mountain National Park staff are knowledgeable and offer guided tours. After you have fallen in love with the penguins head to the secluded Boulders Beach and take a swim in the comparatively warm waters of the False Bay.

Experience It
Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town is ideal for kids as immense boulders shelter the cove from currents and large waves - but please always take care. Also, don't touch or feed the penguins. They might look cute and cuddly but their beaks are as sharp as razors and if they feel threatened they have no qualms about nipping the odd finger or nose.

Entrance fees
R55 for adults
R25 for children

Operating Hours: 7 days a week
Dec – Jan: 07h00 – 07h30
Feb – April: 08h00 -18h30
May – Sept: 08h00 – 17h00
Oct – Nov:  08h00 – 18h30

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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Boulders Beach
Simon’s Town
Cape Town
South Africa

Contact
Tel: +27 21 786 2329

Entrance Fee
R55 Adults
R25 Children
Child Policy
Children welcome
Pet Policy
No pets
Operating Hours
7 days a week
Dec – Jan
07h00 – 07h30
Feb – April
08h00 -18h30
May – Sept
08h00 – 17h00
Oct – Nov
08h00 – 18h30

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Facilities
Safe swimming beach
Wooden walk ways
Restaurant on site
Souvenir shop
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