Hout Bay
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  • Hout Bay: Seal Snorkeling Experience

    1. Hout Bay: Seal Snorkeling Experience

    Let an experienced crew take you on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure - come face-to-face with the ocean's friendliest animal, the cape fur seal. Meet at the local partner's office. Once all the preparations are complete and you are fully briefed in a short training session, your trip will begin. After a scenic boat ride to Duiker Island, a breeding colony for the cape fur seal, you'll have the opportunity to explore underwater life for yourself! Spend approximately one hour in the shallow and clear water, observing and interacting with these amazing animals on their own terms. On the way back, enjoy hot drinks and snacks on board while you share your awesome memories made while snorkeling with these fantastic animals!

    Great service and friendly, safe atmosphere! Would have wished for some more information on seal life and behaviour.

  • Cape Town: Seal Snorkeling at Duiker Island, Hout Bay

    2. Cape Town: Seal Snorkeling at Duiker Island, Hout Bay

    Join the longest operating Seal Snorkeling team in Cape Town at their comfortable Snorkel Centre for a unique marine wildlife adventure! Arrive at the Snorkel Centre to sign in, be sized for your equipment and enjoy refreshments and the souvenir shop before getting into your wetsuit and listening to an educational and safety briefing by one of the Marine Guides. You'll then hop into the Seal Mobile for a short 5-minute drive to the Hout Bay Harbour, where you will be greeted by the waiting boat and skipper. On board you will receive a boat safety briefing before starting the trip out of the harbour. You will stop to see your first seals sunning themselves within the harbour before the boat picks up speed and transports you quickly and safely to Duiker Island - a 10 to 15-minute boat ride away. Once at the island the trained crew on board will give you an area orientation briefing and h...

    Super friendly team and a brilliant experience. Lots of beautiful seals and cosy wetsuit. Hot chocolate was a great touch. Would highly recommend to anyone.

  • Cape Peninsula & Boulders Beach Private Day Tour

    3. Cape Peninsula & Boulders Beach Private Day Tour

    First, make a quick stop in the heart of Cape Town city center to discover the colorful community known as Bo-kaap. Then, head straight for the coastline. Pass by affluent suburbs with some of the best beaches near the city, stopping for photos at Camps Bay. Proceed on towards Hout Bay seated in between gigantic mountains and the Atlantic.  Enjoy an optional scenic 40-minute round-trip boat ride to Seal Island. Resume your tour via the world-famous Chapman's Peak Drive. Marvel at this road engineering feat as you wind over the edge of the mountains; this scenic drive is not for the faint-hearted. Next, arrive at the Cape of Goodhope Nature Reserve just after midday. Discover the rich plant life of the Cape, early human history, maritime history and if you are lucky you might be able to have a mini safari.  Reach the southwesternmost point of the continent - the Cape of Good Hope - and ...

    We have had a great time! Our driver was very nice persons, very knowledgeable and told us so many interesting things about local culture and places we visited. He was able to get us thru the ques

  • Cape Town: 2-Day Best Highlights Private Tour

    4. Cape Town: 2-Day Best Highlights Private Tour

    Day 1 After an 8:00 AM pickup from your hotel, start the day with a guided tour of Cape Town's famous Table Mountain. Follow this with a scenic drive through the coastal neighborhoods of Mouille Point, Three Anchor Bay, Sea Point, Bantry Bay, and Clifton before stopping for a photo opportunity at Maiden's Cove. Continue to Hout Bay for a boat trip to Seal Island. Enjoy the ocean views as you travel through Llandudno before arriving at Chapmans Peak Drive for a relaxing 15-minute stop at the viewpoint. At Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, keep an eye out for the Dias Cross, converging ocean currents and diverse fauna and flora, such as baboons and ostriches. Visit the rare breed of African penguins at Boulders Penguins Colony before returning to your accommodation via Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay, and Muizenburg. You will be dropped at your hotel or accommodation. Day 2...

    very professional guide, helpful and friendly. car was decent and comfort. always on time . no delay, fast response to customer's request.

  • From Cape Town: Cape Point, Penguins And Wine Tasting Tour

    5. From Cape Town: Cape Point, Penguins And Wine Tasting Tour

    Get picked up at 8:00 AM from your centrally located Cape Town city hotel or lodging in order to start the Cape Peninsula Tour. Travel around the beautiful Atlantic coastline, past the world-famous Clifton and Camps Bay Beaches, Bakoven, Llandudno and through Hout Bay.  Continue along the world-renowned magnificent Chapman’s Peak Drive towards Kommetjie, a great surf spot, the Slangkop Lighthouse, past Misty Cliffs and continuing through the quaint seaside village of Scarborough until heading to Cape of Good Hope in the Table Mountain National Park. Be served complimentary tea/ coffee and biscuits at the much photographed Cape of Good Hope sign-board before driving further to eventually hop onto the Flying Dutchman Funicular (cost included) to go up to the incredibly beautiful viewing point around the base of the old Cape Point lighthouse. Your next exciting stop will be Boulders Beach...

    We had the best tour guide you cna think of, Ian. He showed us what we wanted, and even a little bit more than that.

  • Cape of Good Hope: Sightseeing and African Penguins Tour

    6. Cape of Good Hope: Sightseeing and African Penguins Tour

    Marvel at the spectacular views from one of the world's most scenic drives, Chapman's Peak. Look out for African Penguins at Boulders Beach in Simonstown, as you enjoy the splendor of Victorian-era buildings. Get the camera at the ready as you stop at Maiden's Cove, famous for its incredible views of the Twelve Apostles, Camps Bay, and the twinkling Atlantic Ocean. Take an optional boat ride out to Seal Island, and enjoy the chance to hunt for souvenirs in the local market. Relax afterward over the best-roasted coffee in Cape Town, at Noordhoek Farm. Keep an eye out for wildlife at the World-Heritage-listed nature reserve of the Cape of Good Hope, known for its rich bio-diversity.

  • Cape Town: 9-hour Cape Point Private Guided Cycling Tour

    7. Cape Town: 9-hour Cape Point Private Guided Cycling Tour

    This 9-hour bicycle tour is the perfect way to view the Cape Peninsula in just 1 day. This tour boasts a varied itinerary and is led by a qualified tour guide. In small groups of from 2 -20 people, discover the stories, facts and history of this idyllic area. Guests are met by the tour guide at their hotel in Cape Town. You will travel to the Cape Peninsula National Park. On the way you will see African penguins at the Boulders Beach colony. There is also the option for a kayaking trip to see the penguins up close. If you choose to do so, you will leave from Simon’s Town Waterfront and paddle out to Boulder’s Beach. If the tide is right you may be able to stop on the beach for a swim, otherwise you can swim from the kayaks. Once in the reserve, you have the choice of doing a 25 – 60 km bike ride along the peaceful roads leading to the Cape of Good Hope. From here you can enjoy a leisur...

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What people are saying about Hout Bay

This tour was just amazing. The guide Ian, who is a local, was very friendly, respectful and told us a lot about south african history, tradition and culture. He fulfilled all our wished and stopped everywhere we wanted to. We definitely would book this tour again with him. Thanks a lot Ian!

It was good to try! The staff is very kind and helpful. After diving they gave to us hot chocolate and biscuits ☕️ In additional, in the centre we had everything we needed - we could take a shower, use soft bathrobe and take pictures with nice paintings on the walls.

Real bucket list activity. Amazing interaction with an actual wild animal. Beautiful day and ocean conditions and real professional team. Definitely recommend

Super friendly team and a brilliant experience. Lots of beautiful seals and cosy wetsuit. Hot chocolate was a great touch. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Great service and friendly, safe atmosphere! Would have wished for some more information on seal life and behaviour.