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Sea Kayaking in Cape Town

Updated Monday, 18 April 2022

Sea kayaking with Coastal Kayak Trails along the Cape Peninsula are varied, from a relaxing 2 hour sunset trip near the Cape Town city centre to exciting kayaking around Cape Point, from encounters with penguins at Boulders Beach near Simonstown to encounters with Southern Right Whales, the endemic Heaviside Dolphins and also Dusky, Common and Bottlenose dolphins, Cape Fur Seals, African Penguin and a variety of other sea birds …

No previous kayaking experience is needed. All the kayaking and safety gear is provided. Kaskazi double kayaks provide for a comfortable and safe ride. Experienced guides ensure your safety.

Based in Three Anchor Bay, Cape Town – a dedicated sea kayaking outlet specialising in offering the best guided sea trips along the coast of South Africa. Coastal Kayak have a small staff of dedicated paddlers, who know their products, are passionate about kayaking and who actively paddle. Visit them at 179 Main Road in Three Anchor Bay for free advice, try out a kayak (we are on the water), or just pop in for a chat.

Kayaking in Cape Town

Kayaking Excursions available in Cape Town

Cape Town / Mouille Point

Enjoy a sunset at sea from a kayak. This venue is less than 10 minutes’ drive from the city centre – the ideal after work trip for Capetonians. Relax on this 2-hour trip with spectacular views of Lions Head and Table Mountain, and there is always the chance that seals, penguins and even Heaviside dolphins will visit.

Simonstown / Cape Point

Come kayak with the penguins off Boulders beach. 2-hr and 4-hr trips available from the base at Simonstown. Also day trips from Buffels Bay to Cape Point, and back along the coast past Smitswinkel Bay and Millers Point to Simonstown.


No kayaking experience is needed for any of our trips. Stable kayaks and experienced guides allow for novices to experience the magic of sea kayaking. Wetsuits are not required – we only use sea kayaks equipped with spray covers to keep the water out and you comfortably warm and secure inside. On any trip the total group size is generally between 6 and 10 and never exceeds 12.
2 hour trips: R200
4-hour trips: R300
Full – day: from R 350

Contact Coastal Kayaks

Physical Address: 179 Beach Rd, Three Anchor Bay, Cape Town
Tel: +27 (0)21 439 1134 – Cellular/Mobile: 083 310 1253





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