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					Tour Highlights:
                                                                                                                               Cape Peninsula                           Our tour offers you a unique
                                                                                                                                                                        opportunity to see the following rare
• A scenic coastal drive along the
  breathtaking Twelve Apostles range and
                                                                                                                               Seabird Ecotours                         seabirds:
  world-renowned Chapman’s Peak                                                                                                 A BirdLife South Africa Initiative      African Penguin, Shy Albatross, Black-browed
• The view through the telescope at Cape                                                                                                                                Albatross, Sooty Shearwater, White-chinned Petrel,
  Point that allows glimpses of albatrosses and                                                                                  Experience the splendour of Cape       Giant Petrels, and several species of endemic
  other seabirds rarely seen                                                                                                      Point and surrounds and gain an       coastal birds, such as the African
• Get close to wild African Penguins at the
                                                                                                                               in-depth understanding of the seabirds   Black Oystercatcher.
  Boulders Beach colony
                                                                                                                                       that inhabit the area.           Boulders Beach Reserve provides a particularly
• Visit a working harbour, where Dr Ross
  Wanless of BirdLife South Africa will share his                                                                                                                       special experience. The beach colony is home
  specialist knowledge and years of                                                                                                                                     to almost 1000 pairs of African Penguin and
  experience in seabird conservation                                                                                                                                    offers the opportunity to enjoy up-close views
                                                    BirdLife South Africa is a non-profit public                                                                        of the birds and to observe them incubating

Includes:                                              benefit organisation that strives to                                                                             eggs, feeding young chicks and calling with their

Free copy of Cape Town Bird Field Guide                                                                                                                                 characteristic bray.
                                                    conserve birds and their habitats as well
booklet, entrance to all parks, snacks                 as promoting the enjoyment, study                                                                                Integral to the tour is a dedicated conservationist
and drinks.                                                                                                                                                             who will explain the conservation status of
                                                        and understanding of wild birds.
                                                                                                                                                                        these birds, fluctuations in their numbers, the
Recommended apparel:                                                                                                                                                    problems they face, the solutions that have been
Sensible walking shoes, sun hat, sun cream,                                                                                                                             developed and how these solutions are
warm windbreaker and/or raincoat.                                                                                                                                       being implemented.
                                                                 Presented by:

How to book:
Please contact 078 882 5098
or visit www.birdlife.org.za




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                                                        Many thanks to our sponsors:


                                                                  This initiative is funded by the
                                                                  National Lottery Distribution
                                                                  Trust Fund
BirdLife South Africa is part of the internationally recognised conservation
authority championing important programmes focused on vulnerable and
endangered species. Come and share some of their extensive
knowledge on the seabirds that inhabit these shores.




                                                                                                                                                                 Photograph by: Media Club South Africa
 Perched at the Southern tip of Africa,                Tour Details
 at the meeting point of two mighty                    • Daily tours from 10 June through 21 July 2010.

 oceans, the Cape Peninsula is hailed                    Two tours are available per day, departing
                                                         at 8:30 and 9:00am and lasting
 as one of the world’s greatest seabird                                                                                        ROBBEN
                                                                                                                               ISLAND
                                                         approximately 8 hours.
 watching destinations.                                • R600 per person (tours are weather
                                                                                                                                    V&A
                                                         dependant and refunds will be made in the                               WATERFRONT
 The scenically renowned Cape Point is home
                                                                                                                  GREEN POINT
 to some of the more elusive potential sightings,        event of weather cancellations)                        MOULLIE POINT
                                                                                                                  SEA POINT
 including the endangered African Penguin,             • Tours depart from the reception of The One                 FRESNAYE            CAPE TOWN
                                                                                                                 BANTRY BAY
 several species of the rare and iconic Albatross        and Only Hotel at the V&A Waterfront
                                                                                                                   CLIFTON

 and a host of other pelagic birds.                    • Parking is available at the Portswood                CAMPS BAY
                                                                                                              BAKOVEN
                                                         Square parking garage
                                                                                                          LLANDUDNO
 This region encompassing the Table Mountain
                                                       • Two air-conditioned luxury tour buses
 National Park, which protects the smallest and
                                                         are available for 8 or 12 people                          HOUT BAY
 richest floral kingdom of the world offers an         • You will be accompanied by a                                                               MUIZENBERG                                             If you share our passion and concern for
 abundance of natural beauty with its array of                                                                                                                                                             seabird conservation and would like to
                                                         conservationist and professional driver             NOORDEHOEK                   KALK BAY
 plant, insect and bird life. Cape Point also offers   • Binoculars and telescopes will be                                              FISH HOEK
                                                                                                              KOMMETJIE
                                                                                                                                                                                                          become a member of BirdLife South Africa
 the opportunity to see indigenous land and sea          supplied for optimum viewing                                                                                                                       or contribute to our Save Our Seabirds
 mammals, including zebra, baboon, ostrich,            • Lunch at a restaurant overlooking                      SCARBOROUGH                   SIMONS TOWN
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fund, please ask the conservationist on
 Cape otter, several species of antelope; as             False Bay (for your own account)                                                      BOULDERS BEACH

 well as Cape fur seals, dolphins and, at certain                                                                                                                                                                your tour or visit our website
                                                                                                                                                 CAPE OF
 times of the year, the majestic Southern                                                                                                       GOOD HOPE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.birdlife.org.za
 right whale.                                                                                                                                 CAPE POINT

				
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