Plettenberg Bay: Seal Swimming Experience

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Swim with the seals in Plettenberg Bay. After meeting at Hobie Beach, you'll take an exciting boat ride to the colony where you'll swim with these playful seals for 30 whole minutes.

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  • Discover the cape's fur seal colony in the Robberg Nature Reserve
  • Learn first hand how playful and curious the seals are
  • Admire the seals' grace and speed


Welcome to Plett Seal Adventures - Experience the Magic of Swimming with the Seals! Embark with us on an unforgettable adventure, creating memories to last a lifetime. Our Seal Swimming and Seal Viewing experiences offer one-of-a-kind opportunities to get up close and personal with South Africa’s playful, gentle-natured Cape Fur Seal. Join us as we take you on an exciting journey - one that will see you experience the best Plettenberg Bay has to offer - our world-class Blue Flag beaches, scenic shores and abundant natural wildlife. Experience a truly South African sense of adventure! A scenic boat trip out from the shores of Plettenberg Bay will take you right into the heart of the Robberg Cape Fur Seal colony. Here you can enjoy the view from the boat, or dive into the refreshing, pristine waters to swim alongside these playful, gentle-natured creatures. Watch them dash, dive, socialise and sunbathe right in their natural habitat - and be amazed as they play and interact with you too. Our seal swimming experiences are led by our expert dive team, and are fun, family-friendly and suitable for all ages. Whether you’re an experienced or novice swimmer, our friendly, knowledgeable guides will make sure you have the experience of a lifetime. An experience unlike any other - this is truly the closest animal encounter you’ll experience in South Africa - with no experience required and sightings guaranteed. So dive in! Book your adventure and discover the magic of seal swimming in Plettenberg Bay. What sets us appart Experienced guides Guaranteed sightings Spacious and comfortable boats All equipment provided - wetsuits, life jackets and snorkels included Showers, lockers and changing facilities at the beach FREE to download photos capturing your special moments TRULY ONE OF A KIND This experience is truly unlike any other animal encounter you’ll experience in South Africa. No cages or distance will separate you from these animals - making it a fully immersive and interactive experience that will bring you right into the Cape Fur Seal’s natural habitat. Observe, interact and engage with the seals - you’ll find them as equally interested in you as you are in them! Not only will you make memories to last a lifetime, but we’ll be there to capture them for you. Our team will take photos and videos of your trip that are FREE to download directly from our site. Cape Fur Seal sightings guaranteed!


Wetsuit, mask, and fins Boat Guide

Important Information

  • Remember a swimsuit, sunblock, and a towel
  • The guides will take Free pictures that you will be able to download from Google Drive
  • This tour is weather dependent and can be canceled last minute

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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