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Atlantic Outlook Kayak Tour Cape Town

Atlantic Outlook Kayak Tour Cape Town

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This Atlantic Outlook kayak tour is perfect for beginners and experienced kayakers alike. Enjoy a carefree day gliding across the Atlantic Ocean with a guide to lead the way so you don’t get lost. You won’t have to worry about bringing kit with you, as kayaking equipment and safety gear hire is included. Access incredible views of Table Mountain, Lions Head, and the Atlantic Sea Board coastline. You’ll also be able to look out for native marine life such as dolphins, seals, penguins, and sometimes whales too.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$30.29
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Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town

Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town

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Spend time watching one of the world’s most feared fish on this 4-to-6-hour cage diving experience in Cape Town. Travel to the ocean off the coast of Gansbaai for a full-day tour. Learn about great white sharks from your marine-biologist guide, and then dive into the water in a cage to observe sharks in their natural habitat. Breakfast, snacks and hotel-pick up and drop off are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$209.17
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Kayak Trip to the Boulders Penguin Colony from Simon's Town in Cape Town

Kayak Trip to the Boulders Penguin Colony from Simon's Town in Cape Town

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See the penguins of Boulders Beach from a different vantage point—a kayak in False Bay—on this tour from Simon's Town. With a guide in the lead to provide paddling instruction and navigation, you'll enjoy the scenery on the way to the best possible views of the waddling penguins. Learn about the birds' biology and behavior, as well as the surrounding marine environment, through your guide's engaging commentary as you paddle.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$24.16
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African Shark Eco-Charters Shark Cage Diving Cape Town

African Shark Eco-Charters Shark Cage Diving Cape Town

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Dive with sharks off the coast of Cape Town during this small-group excursion. With an experienced captain and crew in the lead, you'll be perfectly safe and listen to guided commentary on the biology and behavior of the sharks before you get in the water. A small group makes for lots of personalized attention and an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$131.25
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Kayak Adventure in Cape Town, Table Mountain National Park

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Kayak Adventure in Cape Town, Table Mountain National Park

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Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Our coastline is as rich in plant and marine life as it is in history and culture. So join us for a refreshing view of the Mother City from a kayak! If you love being outdoors and nature, this is a wonderful way to be close to it. Escape the crowds and traffic and enjoy wildlife encounters that will leave you rejuvenated. No experience is required, we are conservative with the ocean conditions, as we want you to have an amazing and safe experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Shark Cage Diving Tour from Cape Town

Shark Cage Diving Tour from Cape Town

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Choose to get down in the water with the sharks in a cage or enjoy the show from the decks of the boat on this dive tour from Cape Town. Ride from Gansbaai Harbour to the famous Shark Alley, where you can get up close with the animals or stay on deck. Return to Gansbaai Harbour for lunch and a DVD viewing of your adventure.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$178.36
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Sea Kayak from Simons Town to see the penguins

Sea Kayak from Simons Town to see the penguins

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This trip gives you a different view of Cape Town from the water. There's a good chance of viewing marine life such as penguins, dolphins and whales (in season). In summer, the water is warm enough to swim.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$31.06
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Sunset Session

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Sunset Session

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The view of Signal Hill, Lion’s Head, Table Mountain and the 12 Apostles is unforgettable. Uninterrupted views of our spectacular mountain range and the sea breeze will leave you feeling rejuvenated and hungry to taste more of what the Mother City has to offer. The trip to Granger Bay takes us past the Green Point Lighthouse, the wrecks of the Seafarer and RMS Athens and to one of the favourite hangouts for our endemic Haviside’s dolphins. They are common companions to our trips – particularly on summer mornings.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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V&A Waterfront Seal Snorkeling

V&A Waterfront Seal Snorkeling

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Join the Cape fur seals in their natural habitat off the coast of Cape Town on this 2-hour snorkeling excursion. Take a high-speed boat from the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town to an area inhabited by one of the biggest Cape fur seal colonies on the Atlantic seaboard. Once there, snorkel with a PADI certified guide who shares information about the seal’s habits and how to behave when you enter their home.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$86.29
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Seal Snorkeling with Animal Ocean in Hout Bay

Seal Snorkeling with Animal Ocean in Hout Bay

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Snorkel with local seals in Hout Bay’s Duiker Island Cape Fur seal colony on this adventurous excursion from Cape Town. With expert snorkeling guides accompanying you and all equipment provided, even beginners will feel safe and comfortable. During the boat ride out to the colony, listen to in-depth commentary from your marine life-expert guide, as well as information on how to safely exist in the water with the seals.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$26.92
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Shark Diving Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

Shark Diving Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

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If you’re a thrill seeker at heart, get your adrenaline pumping on this private, full-day tour of Gansbaai from Cape Town, including a 3-hour shark cage-diving experience. Board a boat, and sink to underwater depths in a protected cage to see sharks and even whales swimming in their natural habitat. Afterward, pick your next adventure before heading back to Cape Town. Choose to go to Hermanus, Overberg, or Stoney Point.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$133.94
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Shark Cage Diving Tour with Private Transfers between Cape Town and Gansbaai

Shark Cage Diving Tour with Private Transfers between Cape Town and Gansbaai

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Enjoy the ultimate wildlife adventure during this shark cage diving experience from Gansbaai including private transfers from Cape Town. Enjoy the ride aboard your very own private luxury vehicle before joining a group boat ride for hours of up-close time on the water with one of the ocean’s top predators. A light lunch and morning tea are also included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$165.68
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Marine Big 5 Safari from Cape Town

Marine Big 5 Safari from Cape Town

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Get the best possible shot at seeing Africa's Marine Big 5—the African penguin, the Cape fur seal, the great white shark, dolphin, and whale—on this guided tour to Dyer Island. An onboard biologist and experienced crew promise an educational experience focused on learning about the biology and behavior of these marine animals. Additionally, get a chance to visit the African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary (APSS) either before or after the trip.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$137.38
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1 Hour Cruise

1 Hour Cruise

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Get access to a glamorous yacht on this 1-hour cruise from Cape Town. Step aboard and you'll be greeted for a glass of bubbly; that kicks off your next hour of luxurious sightseeing. Relax on board and take in the sights of the Cape Town coastline, snapping selfies suitable for social media upload immediately.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$17.50
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Cape Town Carp and Catfish Fishing Tours

Cape Town Carp and Catfish Fishing Tours

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This is a truly South African fishing experience with local South African food and beer included, taught with South African way of Carp and Catfish fishing and with a good chance of seeing local wild birds river otters or the rock hyrax depending on the fishing location. Free pick up and drop off within 10 km of our residential address, if further a field we can do it just compensate us more for fuel. Private security guard accompanied at all times. For your comfort heavy duty gazebo to shelter you from the elements, all fishing equipment and baits included in the price. If you have your own fishing equipment you are welcome to bring along with you.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$42.80
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V&A Waterfront Marine Big 5 Ocean Safari

V&A Waterfront Marine Big 5 Ocean Safari

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Get to know the marine environment of the Cape Town Atlantic Coastline on this boat tour from the V&A waterfront. Step aboard a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with a small group of just 10 people, which gives you personalized attention from the guide and allows time to ask questions. Look out for ocean-dwelling creatures and learn about ecosystem through informed commentary.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$58.68
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Sea Kayak Hout Bay and Chapman's Peak

Sea Kayak Hout Bay and Chapman's Peak

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Our kayak trip allows you to experience Cape Town's famous Chapman's Peak Drive from a completely different perspective. Our kayaks are stable and easy to paddle and our guides are well trained and enthusiastic about the ocean. There's an excellent chance of seeing some wildlife, including various bird species, cape fur seals, sunfish and possibly even whales.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$30.29
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Clifton & Camps Bay Boat Cruise

Clifton & Camps Bay Boat Cruise

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This boat cruise is a great choice for nature and animal lovers alike. Enjoy the ultimate stress-free day of relaxation, where you’ll travel from Granger Bay to Camps Bay and Clifton Beach. Along the way, you’ll access incredible views of Table Mountain and Cape Town’s skyline that you might not see otherwise. A highlight of the trip is the chance of multiple wildlife sightings, such as dolphins, African penguins, and whales.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.27
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Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

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Enjoy a 2-hour boat trip from Gansbaai to see great white sharks, whales, Cape fur seals, penguins and more. Visit the ominously-named Shark Alley to see if there are any great whites feeding on seals. Head to other parts of the ocean to look for whales and African penguins, as well as seabirds on Geyser Rock and Dyer Island. With experts on hand, you won’t miss any of the majestic marine wildlife on display.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$185.77
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Whale Watching Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

Whale Watching Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

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The coastal waters off Hermanus are home to a spectacular range of marine wildlife, but the only way to enjoy truly up-close views is by boat. On this private wildlife cruise, spot humpback whales, dolphins, and more in their natural habitat with your guide. Spin through the seaside villages of Betty's Bay and Kleinmond—with round-trip travel from your Cape Town hotel included—and experience the best of the South African coast.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$133.94
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Champagne Cruise (Pre-Sunset)

Champagne Cruise (Pre-Sunset)

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Families with small children can still enjoy an evening sail on this pre-sunset cruise in Cape Town. Watch the sun sink lower in the sky and enjoy the “golden hour”, which makes for beautiful photos, on this pre-sunset cruise. You’ll get back to shore in plenty of time for dinner reservations or the kids’ bedtime. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine and commentary from the crew while on board the boat.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$26.92
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Jetski Experience

Jetski Experience

This unique Jetski experience is the perfect combination of adventure and excitement! With the most beautiful views of Table Mountain, you'll enjoy every moment. Our highly qualified skippers are there to guide, support and supervise you to ensure the utmost safety during your experience!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$155.32
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Coastal Motor Cruise

Coastal Motor Cruise

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The ideal way to see the iconic Cape Town Atlantic coastline. A relaxed one hour cruise from the V&A Waterfront to the historic Green Point lighthouse and back. Spectacular views of the city and Table mountain from the perspective of ancient mariners!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$16.15
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Snorkel Safari

Snorkel Safari

Depart from our Shark Warrior Adventure Centre on Seaforth Beach and after a quick safety briefing and some local history and information about what you can expect to see, you will head out to explore the kelp forests and secret coves hidden amongst pristine beaches and the natural environments of so many wildlife species that call the area home. You will return to Seaforth Beach either via the same sea route you left or along one of the easily accessible foot paths that lead you back to the centre. Note: this trip is weather and visibility dependent. An open water dive qualification is advantageous but not essential
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$48.32
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