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Tourism in Simon's Town, a village and naval base nestled on the shores of False Bay, thrives primarily thanks to the area's famous African penguin colony. A small beach near the town shelters a large population of the endangered penguins, attracting tourists from all over the world. Besides hanging out and swimming with the charming creatures, things to do in Simon's Town include museum visits and walks along the picturesque waterfront, lined with an array of shops and restaurants. Simon's Town is in Cape Town. Take stress off the schedule by using our South Africa trip maker website.

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Simon's Town provides visitors with a wide range of lodgings, most of which cluster near Boulders Beach, home of the famous African penguin colony. Accommodations in Simon's Town vary in style and price ranges, so you'll be able to choose between affordable hostels and campsite options, cozy guesthouses, rental properties, and upscale hotels with seaside views.
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