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Paddle the warm waters of False Bay with us and we'll show you some amazing things. We offer trips from the sedate to the adventurous but our most popular trip is to visit the penguins at Boulders Beach.

We paddle every day of the year, weather permitting - not just the summer. The winter months are also wonderful for paddling because winter has more calm windless days than summer and on those days it is absolutely beautiful. Plus there is always a chance of seeing whales.


 


Directions to Kayak Cape Town, Simon's Town


Due to roadworks the best route from Cape Town is via the M3, M64, M6 route (Ou Kaapse Weg), NOT via Muizenberg and Fish Hoek on the coast road.

BY CAR:
Take the M3 motorway, also called The Blue Route, to its end and turn right. About 2km further on at the second traffic light turn left up the mountain on Ou Kaapse Weg. This 12km long mountain pass road has wonderful views through Silvermine and winds down to Sun Valley. Keep straight at the traffic lights and over another hill until you reach a set of traffic lights at a T-junctionby the sea in Glencairn. Turn right and Simon's Town is 5kms away. It's a 60 to 70 minute drive from the centre of town.

If you have GPS use destination Wharf Street, (but make sure you don't go to Wharf St in Cape Town).
Your GPS will also try send you via Muizenberg - ignore it and use our directions above until you get to Glencairn, and then follow the GPS.

If you use Google Maps on your phone search for "Sea Kayak Simons Town"

BY TAXI:

Simon’s Town Shuttles 079 486 4228 website
Unicab 021 486 1600 website
Excite 021 448 4444 website
Intercab 021 447 7799 website
Uber   website

BY TRAIN:
Trains leave regularly from Cape Town Station stopping at most local stations on the way and the trip takes an hour and five minutes. At the last check with Metrorail, these were the trains you would need to catch to get here for the morning trip. It is a 10 minute walk to the launch site.
A return trip should cost less than R30.
Please first call 0800 65 64 63 (toll free from a land line) to confirm train times.
Catch the following trains:
MON - FRI MON - FRI SATURDAY SUNDAY
Train 115 Train 123 Train 111 Train 103
Platform 4 Platform 4 Platform 2 Platform 5
Departs 6.27 am 7.01 am 6.30am 6.34 am
Arrives 7.37am 8.11am 7.40am 7.44 am
  Nice and early (you might still make it)
Full timetable

LOCAL DIRECTIONS ONCE IN SIMONS TOWN
The Shell petrol station on your right is your first landmark as you enter Simon's Town - it's about 700 metres past the Railway Station. Shortly after passing the Shell petrol station you will see ahead of you on your left a blue and white building with a tall mast on it. Turn left into Wharf Street at this building. There is a parking lot just there and there are usually free spaces

The Shell garage is your first landmark as you enter Simon's Town - it will be on your right about 700 metres past the Railway Station.
As you pass the Shell station this is your view. You are heading for the blue and white building with the mast on it.
Easy one this, turn left down Wharf Street.
Park in the parking lot and X marks our spot where you will see our kayaks.

 

CONTACT

Sea Kayak Trips
Wharf Street, Simons Town
info@kayakcapetown.co.za

+27 (0)82 501 8930

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