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9 Epic Ocean Experiences To Tick Off Your Bucket List

WATCH: See the marine Big Five, snorkel with seals, dive, free dive, sup and adventure boat rides plus exclusive reader discounts via this link

Last updated: 30 October 2018

Intimate seal experiences, diving off Robben Island and a secret dance to help attract the Cape’s sunfish. Our friends at Ocean Experiences do Cape Town water adventures right. See for yourself:

WATCH: ULTIMATE OCEAN EXPERIENCES

When it comes to bucket list Cape Town experiences, here’s what you should be looking for:

1 CAPE FUR SEAL EXPERIENCES
Seal snorkelling, diving and freediving in small groups with one of Cape Town’s lesser-known seal communities (an extra-special experience with no crowds. Check out seal diving and snorkelling, plus make use of our exclusive 15% off seal snorkelling special.

2 OCEAN SAFARI AND ADVENTURE BOAT RIDES

Spot the Marine Big Five: whales, seals, penguins, dolphins and sunfish (mola mola). Or arrange a private charter. Plus: Get an exclusive 10% CapeTownMagazine.com reader discount on boat rides.

Tip: Ask about the mola mola dance to ensure you see elusive sunfish.

3 SUP IN CAPE TOWN

Learn to SUP or organise a truly Capetonian Stand-Up-Paddleboard adventure.

4 SCUBA DIVING TRIPS AND PADI COURSES

Small group dives from shore or boat. Exploring coral reefs, shipwrecks or kelp forests in both the Atlantic Ocean and False Bay. And beginner, advanced and pro PADI scuba diving courses and trips.

5 FREEDIVING COURSES AND ADVENTURES

A more natural and personal ocean experience alternative to scuba. Check out these insights into freediving in Cape Town.

7 ADVENTURE HELI AND BOAT COMBOS

Two bucket list items at once: Combine a helicopter ride with your ocean safari.

8 ROBBEN ISLAND BY AIR AND SEA

Take a helicopter ride plus boat ride or dive or SA’s famous Robben Island.

9 THE ULTIMATE OCEAN EXPERIENCE

Everything in one: A big catamaran boat trip with snacks and drinks. Plus: SUP, seal snorkelling, freediving – something exciting for every family member.

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HOW TO TICK YOUR MUST DO EXPERIENCES OFF THAT BUCKET LIST
Phone Ocean Experiences on +27 21 418 2870 (mention CapeTownMagazine.com to qualify for certain discounts) or book online. If you’re doing a scuba dive trip (not valid for courses), you can get 15% off two rib boat dives with seals via this exclusive link.

Pls note that the specials are on the tours on the page you link out to, not all experiences, so click the link and see what's on offer. Plus: Note that the link will show which day your discount is available for.

OCEAN EXPERIENCE SPECIALS
15% off rib boat dives, Ocean Safari and adventure boat rides and an epic helicopter-and-boat tour experience for less. These are all exclusive CapeTownMagazine.com specials. Make use of our exclusive 15% off seal snorkelling special and also pay 10% less for an Ocean Safari boat trip.

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Kick-off the summer right with Wavescape.

Celebrate our 100-year-old surf culture and help break the World Record of 511 people in a paddle out.

Cycle on water and see Simon’s Town from a Water Bike.

See our selection of offbeat-but-cool alternative bucket list experiences to do in Cape Town and exciting day tours you can do as well as some cool adventures to tackle with your teenagers.

Plus: We’ve helped you already work out the pitch to your boss for these awesome places to have end of year and office party.

For a once-in-lifetime experience, visiting Fish Hoek beach to witness the moulting of the giant elephant seal, Buffel.

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