Drumbeat Charters Seal Colony Cruise

Expect breath-taking views of the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive and the Sentinel Mountain. This is an exciting, child friendly 40 minute cruise from Hout Bay harbour to Duiker Island the Seal Colony where you can view thousands of wild Cape Fur Seals, close up in their beautiful natural habitat.

Visit the Cape Fur Seals
40 minute cruise
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Important Information
Departure days

Daily - Subject to weather
This ticket is valid for single entry for 14 days after the chosen date

Cruise starts

Hout Bay harbour - near our stop No 24

Departure time

09H15 / 10H00 / 12h00 / 14h00 / 15h15*
(* = subject to minimum 15 passengers)


40 minutes


Cruise, Seal viewing

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  • See thousands of Cape fur seals at the foot of the spectacular Sentinel Mountain
  • Family boat cruise around picturesque Hout Bay
  • You might also encounter some dolphins and whales


Join a thrilling boat cruise to Duiker Island to see thousands of Cape fur seals in their natural environment. Along the way, take in some of the most spectacular scenery the Cape Peninsula has to offer as you cruise along the rugged coastline from Hout Bay harbour. Expect breath-taking views of the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive and the Sentinel Mountain, in addition to the chance to see other marine life including dolphins and whales. Opt to continue the adventure and take the one-hour Seals & Shipwreck Tour, where the boat will travel further along the Karbonkelberg Mountain range to Maori Bay to the viewing point of the ‘Shipwreck of the Bos 400’, which ran aground in 1994 during one of the famous Cape winter storms.


Drumbeat charters have been cruising the Cape coast since 1989. Their Seal Colony Cruise boat has been specially designed to handle the unique weather conditions of the Cape waters. It’s most-frequented destination is Duiker Island, renowned for its Cape fur seal population and birdlife.

Drumbeat Charters Seal Colony Cruise
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