Category Archives: Cause

Adopt two penguins for Valentine’s Day

The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) has a Valentine’s Day gift that is sure to win your lovebird’s affections this year. For the month of February, you can adopt and name a pair of endangered … Continue reading

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SANCCOB and SANParks celebrate African penguins

On 8 October 2016, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated African Penguin Awareness Day by releasing 13 rehabilitated African penguins and hosting an unique Penguin Festival at Boulders … Continue reading

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Fun filled Penguin Festival for African Penguin Awareness Day

On 8 October, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and South African National Parks (SANParks) are hosting the annual Penguin Festival at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town to celebrate African Penguin Awareness Day. The day … Continue reading

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Born to Fly – 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival – 29 & 30 Oct 2016

#BornToFly is the theme of the 22nd Cape Town International Kite Festival which will fill the sky with incredible kites on 29 & 30 October 2016 in Muizenberg. “We believe everyone is born with potential to fly beyond life’s circumstances,” … Continue reading

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Fish Hoek’s Spring Splash

Have a bash and a splash for Spring! Fish Hoek’s wonderful Spring Splash takes place on Sunday 4 September 2016 at Fish Hoek Beach. Presented for the TENTH consecutive year, the Spring Splash is a forceful statement that Spring is sprung … Continue reading

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Santa Shoebox Project – Bookings for Boxes

The Santa Shoebox Project originated in Cape Town in 2006 with a humble 180 shoeboxes. In 10 years it has grown in leaps and bounds, with the number of Santa Shoeboxes donated reaching a total of 551 979. The “More Than Just … Continue reading

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World Penguin Day and the Plight of the African Penguin

25 April 2016 is World Penguin Day – a day to celebrate penguins around the world.  It’s a day to share the love of penguins, find out more about penguins, explore what others have to say about penguins and tell … Continue reading

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First penguins of 2016 hatch at SANCCOB

The first four endangered African penguin eggs of the year have hatched at SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds), the non-profit seabird centre in Cape Town, South Africa. During what the organisation calls egg-season, African … Continue reading

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Show some penguin love this Valentine’s Month with a 2-for-1 adoption special.

Penguins mate for life and are a universal symbol of true and lasting love. But even penguins could use a little extra love. In South Africa, less than 2% of the endangered African penguin population remains in the wild. This … Continue reading

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Penguins safe at SANCCOB after Rietvlei fire

SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) had to evacuate approximately 300 penguins and other seabirds from their seabird centre after fires flared up at the Rietvlei Nature Reserve on Thursday evening, 5 November. Firefighters from … Continue reading

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