Cape Town - In persuit of the African Penguin

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In persuit of the African Penguin

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(137 reviews)
Boulders Beach, Simonstown , Cape Town, South Africa
45 mins

About the tour

The Penguin colony at Boulders Beach is usually easy to reach. But believe it or not, searching for cellphone reception can be a challenge here. Join me as I explore the False Bay coastline in search of the endangered African Penguin, and good signal! Perhaps a kayak is the best way...

Meet Kirfara


Kirsten spent his formative years in the Blyde River Canyon, Kruger National Park and the coastline of Southern Africa. He is tickled by the culture, nature, and adventure around him. He is curious of African culture and driven by the experiences and adventure that the continent presents. His passion to care for and guide visitors through the amazing, beloved, and fascinating regions of Africa is matched by his curiosity and interpretation of society and the environment at large. He loves hiking, bird watching, photography, reading, horse riding, wine tasting and surfing. Working in five languages, Kirsten holds an MBA where his research focussed on quality of service. His tourism career involves international experience of more than twenty years of guiding as a Naturalist, Field Guide, Nature Guide, Horse Safari Guide, White Water Rafting Guide, Dive Master and Tour Director.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Cape Town with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Cape Town. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Faiza G.

02 June 2021

Great tour!

Mary Y.

01 June 2021


Jen Mc M.

31 May 2021

Lovely tour by a great guide. Thank you.

Tina H.

31 May 2021

Every trip with Kirfara is magical. Everything is done in a relaxed gentle way. Very relaxing very privileged to join the penguin tour. Thankyou.

Maja L.

31 May 2021

Unfortunatelly a little bad connection, otherwise very interesting..

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