Swim with Seals

Plettenberg Bay

Activity Description

1hr – 1.5hr swimming with seals at Robberg Peninsula

Guest report to the Offshore Adventures Office, located at Central beach’s
car park, 30min prior to departure, where guests sign in and are
equipped with all the necessities for the excursion. After all the
formalities the boat departs from central beach to Robberg Peninsula,
home to approximately 6000 seals, where guests jump into the water with
a fully qualified dive master for 30min packed with fun and inquisitive
furry seals!

The whole trip lasts about 1hour to an 1hour and a half.
A most do for the whole family!!

(Seal Viewing Guests join the trip but stay in the boat instead of venturing into the waters – Book Seal Viewing)


ProviderOffshore Adventures
DurationOpen Ended
When15 August- 15 May Closed on Christmas Day and New years day
WhereADVENTURE ISLAND Central Beach Car Park Hopwood Street Plettenberg Bay Please be at location 30 minutes before departure time!
WeatherWeather permitting
What to Wearswimsuit, some warm for after.
Things to BringPlease bring a swimsuit to wear under your wetsuits and your own towel, we will supply the rest.
Guests or SpectatorsSpectators: Welcome as seal viewing guests - R550pp. Book Seal Viewing.


Minimum Age6 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelAverage
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions

InclusionsBoat ride, all snorkeling equipment (mask, fins and wetsuits in all sizes)


Please report 30 minutes before departure time.
Photo and video link included

Customer Reviews

Best idea to go swimming with seals, we totally enjoyed it and can only recommend it to anyone! - Wiebke Mros

We had a very good time while snorkeling with seals. They are all around you and it was so impressive! We totally recommend ? - Fenja Ernst

Awesome experience. Got close up and personal with some very cute seals and their mischievous antics. Very well organised and safe adventure. Well done. - Dave Mason

This experience was really awesome, starting from the super nice guide to the playful seals. It was nice drive to the shore and there were so so many seals, this was amazing. And these creatures are so lovely and playful, they where just swimming around us. We really joined the trip! - Karoline

Great fun, perfect day, seacalm and vis clear. Saw lots of seals and crab. Seals very playful. Also saw elephant seal. Guide /dive leader very good. My 2nd dive with offshore. Will go again. Only downside water temp was cold. I wore gloves. (bring your own) Tips if you can check weather n sea condition. - Robert Spencer

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