Boulders Beach Penguin Colony is among the most adorable and hippest places to travel in South Africa. Situated west of Cape Town, this African penguin colony draws tourists from all around the world who hope to see these cute animals up close.
The name “Boulders Beach” comes from the sight of penguins sunning, swimming, and wading along the white sand beach, which is encircled by old granite boulders that create secluded bays.
You get to watch these endearing birds in addition to learning about their habits, habitat, and conservation initiatives. And with any luck, you could even get to witness some penguin chicks emerging from their nests!
Boulders Beach is best visited during the summer months, from October to May.
March, when the penguins are active and the weather is warm. However, because it can get quite hot on the beach, remember to pack a hat and sunscreen.
The Boulders Beach Penguin Colony is an excellent place for families, wildlife enthusiasts, and anyone else seeking something different and remarkable to do. So bring your camera and come have fun and see penguins at Boulders Beach!