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Hang out with African penguins at Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach Nature Reserve located in cape town, South Africa. It's one of the loveliest and unique beaches in the world. It is located on the False Bay Coastline outside of Simon’s town. Boulders Beach is also a nature reserve and is home to a massive colony of African penguins.

The Boulders Beach consists of beautiful coves as well. You can take a scenic self-drive tour from cape town to visit this delightful destination. The Boulder Beach comprises of three pristine beaches, one penguin viewing area, and three boardwalks. The boardwalk allows visitors to view the penguins from distance without disturbing them. 

Here you will found African penguins, which are unique and endangered species. This colony is one of the fewest of its type in the world. These Penguins are also known as Jackass penguins. These penguins look very adorable but make sure to stay away from them because if you get too close to them, they may feel threatened and may use their sharp beaks to injure you.

If you are visiting Cape town this place is a must-visit. It attracts a huge number of tourists throughout the year. This area was established in 1983. 

The best weather to visit Boulders Beach Nature Reserve is during the summers or low tide. Summer is the peak season and during the peak season, the beach could get a lot crowded. A minimum amount of fee is applicable to visit the Nature Reserve. An information kiosk is available at the entrance. You can also take guided tours from there. Its an ideal place for a day out and for kids. 

Boulders beach is very clean and makes a great spot for a picnic, swimming and you even get to swim near penguins. Making it once in a lifetime is a kind of opportunity. So, the next time you are in Cape Town make sure to visit this place. 

 

 


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