Explore Hout Bay’s scenic coastline on a kayaking adventure. Encounter marine wonders, from playful dolphins to majestic whales, on our guided kayak tours.


Experience the thrill of kayaking on the sea in Hout Bay, one of Cape Town’s premier adventure activities. Our guided tours, featuring state-of-the-art equipment, promise an unforgettable scenic excursion along the iconic shoreline. Encounter diverse marine life, including seals, penguins, dolphins, whales, and sunfish, as you explore the seal sanctuary and gaze at Chapman’s Peak from the water. Meet at the lHout Bay Harbour for introductions, a brief training session, and an unforgettable kayaking experience. Each kayak accommodates a maximum of two passengers, and solo kayakers are welcome. Please note that water temperatures range from 10°C to 16°C.

Highlights include:
  • Kayak alongside an array of marine life, from playful dolphins and majestic whales to adorable penguins.
  • Witness breathtaking views of Chapman’s Peak and Hout Bay while kayaking from the ocean.

Duration: approx. 2 hours
Inclusions: All equipment provided.
Exclusions: Transport (you will have to drive to the meeting place yourself), Meals & Drinks, and Items of personal nature. 

Max weight per passenger: 120kg (264,5 lbs/18.9 stone)

Age restriction: Min age is 10 yrs old (10 – 17 yrs should accompanied by an adult)

Dress Code: Casual – Beach. Bring jacket or warm top. Clothes might get wet. Bring your swimwear and a towel.

The trip is weather dependent. Weather is assessed on the day as activity cannot be performed in dangerous or bad weather.

If you are prone to motion sickness – we recommend you take motion sickness tablets before the trip


Kayak the Waterfront at Night in glowing kayaks – CLICK HERE for more information.

HOW TO BOOK: the BOOK NOW button only sends an enquiry – payment request sent to you after submitted!
– Click the BOOK NOW button
– choose your date and time slot
– add the number of adults and kids for the activity – many activities offer sliding scale rates according to the number of guests
– BOOK – enter your details and send the enquiry – we will respond asap and confirm the availability of your booking, price, time, etc and send you a secure payment link by e-mail/SMS.
only once payment has been received, will your booking be confirmed and your Activity Ticket/Voucher be sent to you by e-mail

Bookings cancelled by the operator due to weather reasons will be rescheduled.

Please note that the terms for this activity are as per the operator’s terms and conditions which differ from our general Terms & Conditions. 
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