Seal Snorkelling in Cape Town

Seal Snorkeling in Cape Town, South Africa.

When you snorkel with a curious and playful Cape fur seal it's hard to believe they were once on the brink of extinction, brutally clubbed to death for their pelts and their organs, believed to be an aphrodisiac in some countries. In the 1990’s they finally gained some forms of protection in South Africa (sadly not in Namibia where they are seen to compete for fish) and have bounced back somewhat.

Now you can spend a happy hour or two…

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Seal Snorkelling in Cape Town
Seal Snorkeling in Cape Town, South Africa

Seal Snorkeling in Cape Town, South Africa.

When you snorkel with a curious and playful Cape fur seal it's hard to believe they were once on the brink of extinction, brutally clubbed to death for their pelts and their organs, believed to be an aphrodisiac in some countries. In the 1990’s they finally gained some forms of protection in South Africa (sadly not in Namibia where they are seen to compete for fish) and have bounced back somewhat.

Now you can spend a happy hour or two frolicking in the water with these lovable creatures. Seal snorkelling in Cape Town is located just off the coast of the Cape Peninsula only 20 minutes from the city centre. You’ll take a magnificent boat trip to a small rocky outcrop called Duiker Island. It’s a marine protected area with stunning coastal cliffs and scenery and it’s also home to one of the biggest seal colonies in the area- over 5000 of these slippery water acrobats. You might even have an encounter with a baby seal who have a 10/10 score for cuteness.

Your Cape Town seal snorkelling operator will provide you with a 5mm thick wetsuit with a built-in hoody, so you will be comfy in our chilly Atlantic waters. Professional guides will interpret behaviour (the seals not yours) and keep you safe.

Seal Snorkelling in Cape Town Operators

Cape Town | Seal Snorkelling - Apex Shark Expeditions - Seal Snorkeling

Apex Shark Expeditions - Seal Snorkeling company in Cape Town, South Africa. For a close encounter with one of the most playful and entertaining creatures in South Africa, book a Seal Snorkeling Adventure with Apex Shark Expeditions. No diving experience is required, but you need to be a confident swimmer. Curious by nature, the Cape fur seal is known to approach you in the ...
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Cape Town | Seal Snorkelling - Seal Snorkeling Cape Town

Seal Snorkeling Operator in Cape Town - Guided snorkeling trips in Cape Town with Cape Town Bucket list. We, as adventure junkies, offer our clients the once-in-a-lifetime Cape Town adventure opportunity to snorkel and swim with the ocean’s friendliest creature, the Cape fur seal, in their natural habitat. We will go from Hout Bay to Duiker Island, home to 10 000 fur seals. ...
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Cape Town|Simons Town | Seal Snorkelling - Cape Town Freediving - Snorkeling

Cape Town Freediving offers snorkeling trips in False Bay, South Africa. There’s a whole magical world around Cape Town that’s hidden from view. Snorkeling with Cape Town Freediving will show you a garden of sublime beauty inhabited by a rich variety of marine flora and fauna where you’ll have an underwater adventure hard to even imagine. The relatively pristine Cape coa...
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