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3780 Nerine Cres, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach is huge, great for surfing and walking but the water is cold, and as others have said it isn't much fun when it is blowing a gale. The rock formations are really interesting and it rarely gets crowded there so you feel as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Betty’s Bay has a lot of cute penguins, all living in small and very cute homes, walking freely by the Atlantic Ocean. Before you get in the payed area, you can see some penguins near the releasing area, where rehabilitated penguins can go back to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

One of my favourite beaches in the world. There is an area towards Stony Point where the penguins live where people swim and surf but once you walk away from this area then the beach is deserted. Rough cold sea and silver sand with a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This is by far the best place to see penguins in South Africa.l plenty of parking, cafe, toilets. Good walkway around the site.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mordart
Reviewed 17 February 2018

After our visit to The Harold Porter Botanical Gardenen we drove a few minutes to a delightful, unspoilt Betty's Bay Beach .Coming from the UK and having been on a number of 'Sun, Sea & Sangria' crowded beaches, this was heavenly almost like a desert...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We where very close to the penguins the day we visited them. Easy to park the car and just a short walk to the sea. If you are in the area so visit them.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Betty's Bay has magnificent beaches.The water is too cold to swim, but I have seen the odd bather. Seems to be great for surfing with wet suites though. Don't bother going if it's windy. Can be quite unpleasant.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic. So many penguins to see and you get so close. Great views of the ocean. Loads of Cormorants to watch, watch them stretching out their wings. These are called Bank cormorants and they are in danger of extinction. Loads of Dassies running around. They...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Golfer27england
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Located a few minutes off the main road and close to Stony Point this is a delightful, unspoilt beach that is ideal for a walk. Just ourselves and a few very keen surfers. No lifeguards, no parasols! Very natural.

Date of experience: January 2018
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