Boulders (Penguin Viewing)

National park:Boulders (Penguin Colony)
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The National Park

    What should we know?

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    Also known as:Boulders Beach, Boulders Penguin Colony
     
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    Environment type:beach, cape, coast, ocean
    Location type:city, rural, town

    What can we see or do there?

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    Animals:Rock Hyrax
    Birds:African Penguin

    How much will it cost us?

    Currency:South African Rand (ZAR)
     
    Ticket type:Cost:
    adultZAR70
    childZAR35
     
    Extras:Average Cost:
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    When should we go there, and for how long?

    Average time taken:1 hour, 45 minutes
     
    Day:Opens:Closes:
    everyday (December to January)7am7.30pm
    everyday (February to March)6am6.30pm
    everyday (April to September)8am5pm
    everyday (October to November)8am6.30pm
     
    High season:December, January
    Low season:
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    Temporarily closed:
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      How can we get in contact?

      Email:
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      Telephone:0217 862 329
      Postal address:Kleintuin Road, Sea Forth, Simons Town, 7975
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      Language(s):English
      Timezone:UTC+02:00
      Country calling code:27

      How can we get there?

        Coordinates:-34.19564, 18.44936
        Geographical feature:Atlantic Ocean, False Bay
         
        Transportation type:Train
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        Nearest stop:Simon’s Town

        The Directions

        Coming by train, it’s only about a 40-minute walk from Simon’s Town Station to the Boulders Visitors Centre. Follow the main road for most of the way until you reach a signed turnoff down Seaforth Road. From there, you can’t go wrong!

        The Directions

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        The Directions

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        What are the numbers and averages?

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        Altitude:sea level

        Top Descriptions

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        Top Tips

        The entrance ticket to this portion of Table Mountain National Park includes both and .
        If you’re here solely to view penguins then you’ll want to head to and the controlled viewing platforms there. But if you’d like to swim with the families (and the odd penguin), then it’s that will appeal the most.
        This is a strict no-drone area, should you be considering filming the penguins here from the air.
         
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