Bird watching in and around Simonstown and the Cape Town area is very popular due to the indigenous flora which attracts many bird species, some of which includes the Cape Sugarbird and Orange-breasted Sunbird – however international recognition has been achieved for Pelagic or seabird sightings along the coast.
The geological features along the Peninsula creates ideal nesting spots for various seabirds. Sightings from land of Kelp and Silver Gulls, Cormorants and Terns are plentiful. Once out at sea Cape Gannets, White-capped and Yellow-nosed Albatross with wingspans of over 2 metres soar through the skies. Storm Petrels, Great Shearwaters as well as Cory and Manx Shearwaters compete for food with Northern and Southern Giant Petrels – watching these birds in action behind a fishing trawler creates fabulous opportunities for photographs at point blank range.
Simonstown Guest House has panoramic views over False Bay and offers avid bird watching enthusiasts, visiting Cape Town spectacular sightings of a range of land and bird species.
Whale season is July - October
20 Bennett Close, Cairnside, Simons Town, 7975
Tel: 021 786 5552
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