The first time I came across a dassie it took me by surprise. I had seen signs reminding visitors not to approach the wildlife on Table Mountain but I wasn’t prepared for seeing a giant guinea pig as I rounded a corner on one of the trails! I didn’t know what it was so asked the […]
Visit Boulders Beach to smile at the penguin colony, they have been there for about thirty years. You will see signs for the penguins just south of the town and entrance for international visitors is £7. Boardwalks lead right down to the beach…. you might even spot a dassie. Simon’s Town museum was once The […]
One of the highlights of our recent South African road trip was a stop off at Boulder’s Beach home of the famous penguin colony. Watching them and taking photos kept us occupied for at least an hour. Here are some of my favourite penguins.