Tag Archives: Boulders Beach

Cape Point Route – celebrating penguins since 2004

Many people are surprised that penguins live in Africa – our visitors think of Africa  as being home to lions and giraffe, but not penguins.  However when you visit Cape Town, you  should visit the African Penguin Colony at Boulders … Continue reading

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World Penguin Day – 25 April 2017

Welcome to ‘the penguin kingdom’ where, with their cartoon good looks, cute antics, cool disposition and celebrated ‘happy feet’, there’s plenty to celebrate. For the record, penguins are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the … 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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Cape Point Route Beach Guide

We are spoilt for choice in Cape Town when it comes to beaches – spectacular white sandy beaches with a backdrop of scenic mountains.  Some are small and sheltered, some are wide and expansive – some are great for watersports … Continue reading

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Beakie's Adventure Continues

Earlier this year, SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) released the story of Beakie, an African penguin that was hit by a speeding vehicle at Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town on African Penguin Awareness Day, 13 … Continue reading

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Waddle for a penguin – Sat 21 April 2012

Cape Point Route LOVES penguins and so does the Animal Keepers Association of Africa…  In fact the AKAA love penguins so much they are waddling for a week to raise awareness for the African Penguin. The Penguin Promises Waddle for … Continue reading

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