Swimming with Seals in Cape Town

Swimming with Seals in Cape Town, South Africa.

Interacting with wild animals in nature is a powerful experience that reminds us what we could lose if we don’t start taking care of our planet. In Cape Town the relatively abundant Cape fur seal provides an experience of emergence into a habitat that is not ours with a wild animal who is curious and playful and unthreatening.

A short boat trip takes you to an island in a stunningly wild ocean setting. With extra warm wetsuits and…

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Swimming with Seals in Cape Town
Swimming with seals in Cape Town

Swimming with Seals in Cape Town, South Africa.

Interacting with wild animals in nature is a powerful experience that reminds us what we could lose if we don’t start taking care of our planet. In Cape Town the relatively abundant Cape fur seal provides an experience of emergence into a habitat that is not ours with a wild animal who is curious and playful and unthreatening.

A short boat trip takes you to an island in a stunningly wild ocean setting. With extra warm wetsuits and hoodies to keep the sometimes-icy Atlantic water well away from you, you’ll immerse yourself in the watery world of the seals- watch them as they play, hunt and, being sociable, come and inspect you. Highly qualified crew, who love and know the ocean and its occupants will be in the water with you, interpreting behaviour and sharing insights.

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Cape Town | Swimming with Seals - Apex - Swimming with Seals

Apex - Swimming with Seals. Close encounters with the Cape fur seals will be your holiday highlight when you snorkel with seals in Cape Town. Apex Shark Expeditions' trips depart from Hout Bay harbour or Simon's Town to nearby seal colonies. On the boat ride you may also see dolphins, Southern Right Whales and a variety of marine birds. In the water, graceful Cape fur seals dart and twirl as...