Water activity

Cape Town V&A Waterfront Seal Snorkeling Experience

Activity provider: Ocean Experiences

Cape Town V&A Waterfront Seal Snorkeling Experience

Activity provider: Ocean Experiences

From US$ 86.69 per person

Snorkel at one of the biggest seal colonies on the Atlantic seaboard. Get up close to these playful mammals and learn about their habits and environment. Search for other marine life including whales, sunfish, penguins, and dolphins.

About this activity

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Snorkel with seals on the coast of Cape Town
  • Learn about fur seal habits and experience their friendly nature first hand
  • Discover other marine life including whales, dolphins, and penguins
Full description
Meet at the dive shop to complete paperwork, listen to an informative briefing, and try on your snorkeling gear. Head to the snorkeling site and get into the water with your PADI qualified guide. Go on a 1-hour search for seals and other marine life including dolphins, whales, penguins, sunfish, and much more. Share the beauty of the ocean with these playful mammals. Learn about the Cape's fur seals habits and experience their friendly nature first hand.  Take a picturesque drive from the V&A Waterfront past well-known sites including the Lions Head and the Twelve Apostles. 
  • Refreshments
  • All snorkeling equipment
  • Hot chocolate
  • Muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • Professional guides
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Minimum age of 10 years old
  • Participants must be in good physical health
  • Maximum of 8 and a minimum of 2 passengers for the tour
  • Solo travellers will be joining a tour with other clients
  • Tour times may be altered due to weather restrictions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

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Great ride on the rib, lots of seals on the rocks and under the water. The wetsuit kept us warm, fantastic experience

February 1, 2020

Really fun and the crew was awesome.

February 14, 2022

Product ID: 184649