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Seal Island

False Bay, South Africa
+27 21 791 4441
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (23 reviews)
“hout bay” (34 reviews)
“glass bottom” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
False Bay, South Africa
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+27 21 791 4441
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"boat ride"
in 23 reviews
"hout bay"
in 34 reviews
"glass bottom"
in 5 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 9 reviews
"selling souvenirs"
in 2 reviews
"boat leaves"
in 2 reviews
"fun trip"
in 3 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 7 reviews
"nice trip"
in 2 reviews
"sea life"
in 2 reviews
"take pictures"
in 2 reviews
"simons town"
in 2 reviews
"false bay"
in 2 reviews
"day tour"
in 2 reviews
"cruise"
in 15 reviews
"thousands"
in 10 reviews
"boats"
in 12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We traveled by Nauticat Charters on a catamaran to Seal Island. It was cool. The teenagers with us enjoyed the ride and seeing the seals. We had really good views and it was neat to see them out in the ocean like that. Having seen...More

Thank Barbie48025
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The splendid of Nature. I love it all. It is a must visit for every one. The experience was blissful.

Thank Ernest A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome to see the seals in their natural environment. Boat goes out of their way to get you to see the best views. Advise you to get to hour bay earlier. You will see locals feeding the seals and are able to get up close...More

Thank Jonathan E
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

There is a 45 minute ride to around and from the island. in the beginning you can't see that there are seals as it appears to be a brown island as you get closer you realize that the entire island is covered witt brown furred...More

Thank Bracha K
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We took our children on the twin hull boat operated by Nauticat Cruises (my experience has been that catermaran boats are more stable than mono-hulls) to see the seals on Seal Island. The whole experience lasted 45 minutes with the majority of the time travelling...More

Thank BrendanL26
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The best part which we had was the boat ride on the rough seas. That was one of the highlights. Infact the sea was so rough that on the mid way, the boat had to close the engine for some time so that waves pass...More

Thank Viral P
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I guess it depends on where you are from and where you have visited, but for us it wasn’t worth the boat ride over. We have seen lots of seals. And you can see the same seals on the pier without the boat ride. At...More

1  Thank annarc6
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

It's a curiosity to find those animals gathered on small island , look at the views on different harbours mountains around . There are a lot of people getting there too many sometimes to take snapshots ...be patient . After visiting island you've have an...More

Thank Alain P
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Better to take the boats with the glass bottom so that you can view seals and sea life under the boat as well as outside.

1  Thank chantipelser
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

When in hout bay, catch a boat to seal island and watch the seals there. the trip wil last a total of 40 minutes.

Thank IronMuZz
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