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Wonderful Penguins!

The board walk takes you here and it is a must to see the penguins. They are all so close and you... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
PennyOscarson
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London, United Kingdom
Large Boardwalk access

Kepy apart for the penguins but very close nevertheless. There are Dassies wandering around the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
SimplyFred
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Though enticing for its fine white sand and clear blue surf, there’s no swimming at this beach—at least not for humans. Foxy Beach is strictly reserved for African penguins.
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The board walk takes you here and it is a must to see the penguins. They are all so close and you could stand and watch all day!

Thank PennyOscarson
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Kepy apart for the penguins but very close nevertheless. There are Dassies wandering around the boardwalk as well. The Penguins mate for life so most are already in pairs.

Thank SimplyFred
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is where you really get close to the Penguin's. Tad upset as they seem frightened for the most - Not well known and found by accident.Best to visit late afternoon - Is quiet

Thank trevor312564
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Walked by but didn’t stop. Plenty of activity in and out of the sea as well as penguins mingling in beach and in sea.

Thank Yorkshire1245
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is a lovely small but popular beach where the penguins just roam about doing their thing. Great to watch their antics but also a nice sandy beach for relaxing and chilling. No beds or parasols available.

Thank Nicked2016
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Up close and personal experience. The penguins have right of way here and they are not afraid of humans! Don't try to pet one - you will lose a finger! A further stroll leads to a delightful little beach with a very safe swimming area.

Thank LonelyTravellerA1
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Less crowded than Boulders Beach. Penguins are busy doing their thing and not paying attention to the people. Great place to view them going in and out of the water, sunning themselves, drying out, etc. Fun outing and a must do!

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We visited the penguin colony 4 times during our stay - so we spent over 11 hours observing the fascinating birds, not getting bored once. It is worth to try different times of the day as the activities of the birds are different as well.

Thank Taunus-Spatz
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We went here instead of Boulders Beach and it was amazing, not as crowded, great experience. The Penguins are so cute and worth going to see.

Thank AniaBabicz
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

It may be busy as tour buses stop but it is worth the bustle to stand and watch the antics of so many penguins waddling around the beach, swimming and sunbathing totally oblivious of all the cameras trained on them. A must do on a...More

1  Thank mabel98
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