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Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling

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The TOP TOUR in Hout Bay and one of the most loved by visitors to Cape Town! The Seal Snorkeling experts since 2009 - join Animal Ocean for the ultimate wildlife experience. Plunge into the ocean and swim with hundreds of Cape Fur seals. Interact...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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8 Albert Road | Cape Town, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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All reviews hot chocolate seal snorkeling amazing experience warm water cape town wet suits underwater camera hot shower short drive open water his team highlight of our trip these guys felt safe go pro natural environment recommend this trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a group of 5 to the seal snorkeling and got to admire these beautiful animals up close. It's a very different experience to seeing them from a boat or in the harbour. I definitely recommend doing this!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KaylaC1474
Seal_Snorkeling_no1, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Kayla, Thanks for your great rating and awesome review ~ so glad that you and your friends joined us! Hope you have happy memories of the trip :) Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we could not take part in the seal snorkeling and had to cancel it, so I am not able to review this, but we were amazed by the friendly and well organized team, a perfectly smooth communication, and the cozy office / meeting room...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Wow - I think this is a first! Thanks for your review and amazing rating even though you were not able to join us for your trip! Please come and join us next time you are in Cape Town :) Warm regards, Lauren...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a really fun morning with animal ocean! They provide all the equipment you could need - wetsuit, fins, snorkel mask, etc (even go pro for an added fee). The ride to meet the seals is very fast but a few people on our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank H6886MElaureng
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review and for your 5 star rating - so wonderful to hear that you had fun with our team! Good point about the seasickness - for future adventurists; if you are prone...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went as part of our honeymoon and couldn’t have asked for a better experience. You can tell how much the staff loves their job and wants everyone to have fun. I was a bit nervous and Steve guided me the entire...More

Thank paigez2013
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Paige, Thank you so much for your review and 5 star rating - it is always wonderful to receive such positive feedback and to hear more about our guest experiences! We hope that you have happy memories of your time with the Animal...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Honestly one of the most Amazing experiences I’ve ever had and the guides made it that much better, not to mention the hot chocolate we received post drive! 5 stars from me!More

Thank CarlyKruyer
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi there Carly, Thanks so much for your 5 star rating and for leaving us your comments - so glad you enjoyed the hot chocolate on the boat! We hope you have great memories of your time with the Animal Ocean crew and the friendly...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Thanks for an amazing experience! Highly recommended! Looking forward to booking another trip in the near future.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Coastal12837449766
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi there, Thanks for your review and rating - glad to hear you had such a great time! Please join us again for another trip :) Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely worth it. The team is super friendly and they make you feel comfortable. 100% recommended to all in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi there, I am so happy to hear that our team made you feel comfortable in the water, and that you had a good time with everyone on your trip with Animal Ocean - thanks for your thoughts! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience, informative crew. Most amazing experience of my life ! Would highly recommend! Felt safe the entire time ! Can’t wait to book my next trip

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kimmyhawkins
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your 5 star rating, it sounds like you had an incredible time with the Animal Ocean team and the friendly Cape Fur seals! Please join us again :) Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Such a fun and exciting experience. Great and fun team that takes you out, and highly recommendable 😊

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Climber56183577755
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your thoughts and for the 5 star rating - we hope you have happy memories of your trip with us! Kind regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Such a fun excursion into the deep blue with the most friendly instructors and guides... absolutely amazing experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Voyage48535997640
AlfredStevenB, Owner at Animal Ocean Seal Snorkeling, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi there, Thanks so much for your great rating and for leaving us your comments - we are glad you had such a wonderful time with the Animal Ocean crew! Warm regards, Lauren Manager Animal Ocean

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weddingplaner
6 August 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for asking the question - it is something good to query! We have outdoor shower facilities available for a rinse off after your trip, as well as changing cubicles. We also have bathroom facilities within our... More
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L0vetotravel_17
7 June 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hi there, TripAdvisor will not let me add a website in this answer - please look up Animal Ocean online. Alternatively, our website address is on our Facebook page which is called Animal Ocean :) (The website address is... More
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Suzy W
25 April 2018|
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Response from Seal_Snorkeling_no1 | Property representative |
Hi Suzy, Yes, our equipment includes a 3mm neoprene vest, a 5mm full body wetsuit with hood, boots, gloves and mask and snorkel. We have warm water on board to pour inside your wetsuits and onto your hands and feet after... More
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