If you ever get a chance to travel to Cape Town, South Africa, be sure to stop and see the nearby Boulders Beach. Boulders is a popular local beach that is full of beautiful white sand, clear blue waters and, of course, penguins. That’s right. I said penguins.
Boulders Beach is a popular tourist spot near Cape Town, South Africa. But not because of the beautiful sandy beach.
People love to stop at this beach and hang out with the local wildlife, a colony of adorable African penguins that live in the Cape Peninsula.
The penguins settled there a few decades ago. Although the beach is in the middle of a residential area, the penguins feel completely safe there.
It’s easy to observe the vulnerable birds at close range, who wander freely on the beautiful, protected beach.
Some tourists say that the friendly penguins will even go for a swim with you.
Playtime with penguins at the beach. What could be better?
The beach is completely safe for all ages, even though there is a lot of wildlife in the area. The large boulders protect the cove from harsh currents and waves. Although the swimming area is naturally protected, you’ll still be able to see whales, seals, sharks, and dolphins in the bay. If you want to get a good view of the penguins, but don’t want to hang out with them one-on-one, there are allegedly good views of the little guys from the nearby Foxy Beach. Sun, sand and penguins. What could make this beach even better? Share it with others by clicking on the button below.