Boulders Beach (Boulders Bay) is a protected beach area situated near Cape Town in South Africa. The beach gets its name as it is an inlet that is bordered on both sides by granite boulders. The beach is a protected area due to it being an area that is home to a colony of African Penguins. Due to the penguins which settled in the area back in 1982, the area has become very popular with people wanting to see the colony.
The beach is situated on the coast to the south of Cape Town. You can get the train from Cape Town to ‘Simon’s Town’ station which is a short walk away from the beach.
Opening Times and Admission
You can visit the beach in daylight hours. It is advised not to feed or even approach the penguins.