Welcome to SafariNow. Get off your booking by paying with the voucher code before .

Terms & conditions apply.

About Boulders Beach

Boulders Beach, which is part of the Table Mountain National Park, is home to a sizeable colony of African penguins. These cute and comical birds waddle around quite unperturbed by the hordes of tourists who flock towards them. Huge boulders create sheltered little coves and the resident penguins often swim past for a look at the people.

Boulders is the most fabulous swimming beach in Cape Town. A swim in the calm, warm waters of Boulders Beach is always fun on a hot summer day but – you never know – you may just see a sleek black and white penguin swimming past. You can also do a fun paddling trip past the penguin hangout.

Of all Cape Town beaches, Boulders Beach is one of the most popular spots for kids and an absolute haven for toddlers. It’s safe, and you can relax without having to watch out for unpredictable waves while pipsqueak splashes around or totters after penguins. It is the most sheltered beach on the False Bay side when the South East wind blows.

Boulders Beach is a pay beach in season so remember to take your Wild Card if you have one.

Reviews:
Things to do in Simons Town

Reviews for Boulders Beach

2 reviews Reviews of

4.5 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
1
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
Melanie Thomas
29 March 2016

Loved it, got to see lots of penguins :-)

Chantal Misandeau
07 January 2016

Fantastic

Accommodation near Boulders Beach

Sartistry Living Holiday Vill...

2 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 2 rooms

A spectacular entire villa with sea views, a quiet oasis on the hillside of Glencairn overlooking...
from R1000
per night for 2 guests

Dream A Little Self-catering ...

12 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

This is a beautifully appointed self-catering apartment situated in Simon’s Town, with stunning...
from R1200
per night for 2 guests

Sea Fever

7 Reviews
Sleeps 2 in 1 room

This charming self-contained cottage has the most exceptional beach and sea views across False Bay to the Hottentots Holland mountain...
from R850
per night for 2 guests

The Gardens

3 Reviews
Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

We are situated directly above the village of Simon's Town with steps providing access to the quaint historical town as well as a short...
from R1200
per night for 2 guests

Hotel Glencairn

4 Reviews
Sleeps 19 in 7 rooms

Hotel Glencairn is a historic building situated in the charming seaside suburb of Glencairn, overlooking the spectacular False Bay.The...
from R670
per night for 2 guests

At home with Marianella

83 Reviews
Sleeps 14 in 2 rooms

Fully-equipped seafront units (the guest cottage and main house) each self-contained, and entire complex is available on request. The...
from R850
per night for 2 guests

Boulders Beach Map

Boulders Beach is 30.4km from the centre of Cape Town , the nearest airport 30.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Other things to do near Simons Town

1 Review
Red Rock Tribal is not your usual curio shop. Supporting and empowering local artists throughout...
3 Reviews
Just outside Cape Point Nature Reserve, on the western side, is the lovely beach village of...
1 Review
Jaeger's Walk is a lovely gentle stroll alongside the small bay of Fish Hoek with colourful painted...