Boulders Beach (South Africa) Reviews
Newest Review: ... touch one), and in fact everywhere you look. Apparently there are 3000 penguins here now, and I am pretty sure we saw most of them during our visit. The boardwalk area is fully wheelchair and pushchair accessible. The species of penguin that you will see is the African penguin, which is also sometimes called the Jackass penguin because it brays like a donkey. This needs to be heard to be believed as you really don't expect that sound to come out of a small penguin. They are black and white and quite small - I would guess they averaged about 18" (45cm) but not all were full-grown adults so it was hard to tell. I believe this is the on... more
Customer Boulders Beach (South Africa) Reviews (2)
by - written on 16/03/12 (Very useful, 78 readings)
One of the highlights of my holiday in South Africa was going down to Boulder's Beach to visit the penguin colony. The beach is part of Table Mountain National Park but is actually a fair drive out of Cape Town in False Bay. It is best accessed with private transport, but you can get organised tours from Cape Town. There is a special boardwalk area on Foxy beach, which is one of the best places to see the penguins, which costs ZAR40 (£3.50/$5.35) plus you will need to pay the same again to get onto Boulder's beach. The beach areas are open daily from 8am or 7am in summer (between Dec-Jan) and closes at 5pm in winter, 7.30pm in summer and 6.30pm at all other ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/03/10, updated on 27/10/11 (Very useful, 40 readings)
Cape Point, We left Cape Town quite early in the morning for our leisurely drive along past the Twelve Apostles Mountain peaks along the Chapman's Peak coast road via Hout's Bay and through to the Cape of Good Hope. We have driven along the Great Ocean Road in South Australia and I have to say that this road is infinitely superior in terms of views and stunning vistas. Ever turn gave a 'Ohh 'or 'Wow' from one of us with bright blue sky, silver lined sandy coasts and secluded harbour towns nested in safe coves. We reached the Cape of Good Hope and rushed up the hill to the top to see the last of the Atlantic waves crashing over the huge ... Read the complete review
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