Stony Point Penguin Colony, Betty's Bay

#1 of 38 in Parks in Overberg District
Stony Point Penguin Colony offers a glimpse into the everyday life of an endearing flightless bird. Once a station for harvesting and processing whale meat, this reserve now represents a haven for different animal species, including cormorants, hyraxes, and lizards. Should you need to rest, one of the nearby cafes will treat you to a quick snack and a refreshing drink. Use our Betty's Bay online holiday planner to visit Stony Point Penguin Colony on your trip to Betty's Bay, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Stony point is a beautiful little nature reserve with the added benefit of a large penguin colony. I think it's better than boulders beach if you want to see penguins. The boardwalk could still provid...  more »
  • Dropped in here as was told it was less busy than at Boulders beach and we were en route to Hermanus. It was nice and it busy but only small. Lots of penguins very close to us so can easily be seen. U...  more »
  • Beautiful spot to observe penguin mating area. Lots of penguins up close with very few tourists.
  • Nice place to watch penguins. In our opinion it is nicer than boulders beach because there are not so many people and more penguins.
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