Drumbeat Charters

Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa


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Drumbeat Charters has been operating since 1989 and is based in the famous fishing village of Hout Bay offering daily scenic cruises, boat tours and trips to one of Cape Town’s main attractions.

While aboard you are surrounded with breath-taking scenery of the famous Chapmans Peak Drive and the Sentinel Mountain.

Drumbeat caters for local and international clients and has information leaflets about the seals available in 26 different languages.

We have a 100% safety record.

In addition to this we:

* Comply with all SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) regulations and our vessel is surveyed annually by SAMSA to ensure that it is seaworthy.
* Employ competent, qualified skippers.
* Ensure that all our crew are fully trained and competent.
* Carry R20 million Public Liability and Passenger Liability cover.

The vessel, Drumbeat II has been purposefully designed and built in Cape Town for the sea and weather conditions off the Cape coast.

The entire vessel is constructed out of marine grade aluminum. She is twenty one meters in length and has two inboard 400 Cummins diesel engines.

Licensed to carry 118 passengers she has 2 toilets on board, a licensed bar and inside and outside seating.

Please note that Drumbeat II is also wheelchair friendly.


40 Minute Seal Colony Cruise

This is an exciting, child friendly 40 minute cruise from Hout Bay harbour to Duiker Island the Seal Colony where you can view thousands of wild Cape Fur Seals, close up in their beautiful natural habitat.

Departs daily: *07h50 | 08h30 | 09h15 | 10h00 | *10h45 | 15h30
*Minimum 15 Pax

60 Minute Shipwreck Cruise

This 1 hour cruise is one of our special signature trips to see the Cape Fur Seals at Duiker Island and then continues below the Kabonkelberg mountain range to Moari Bay notoriously known for its Shipwrecks.

Departs Daily: 12h15 | 14h00
Subject to Change
Minimum 15 Pax

60 Minute Chapmans Peak Cruise

This is a 1 hour cruise which leaves from Hout Bay harbour to Duiker Island to view the Cape Fur Seals. From there the boat will cross the bay and travel back to the harbour along the cliffs and caves of Chapmans Peak..

Departs Daily: 12h15 | 14h00
Subject to Change
Minimum 15 Pax

* Tickets are purchased on the day at our ticket office in Hout Bay harbour.
* Please note we do not have credit card facilities however there is an ATM

Rates for all cruises

* Adults: R110
* Children under 14: R60
* 2 years and under: FREE




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Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

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