Where Can I Find Penguins In South Africa

What is a Penguin?

Penguins are a group of aquatic flightless birds from the order Sphenisciformes of the family Spheniscidae 

Where Can I Find Penguins In South Africa?

Seven of these support 80% of the world’s African penguin population.

The most important in South Africa are Dassen Island, St Croix Island, Robben Island, Bird Island, Dyer Island, and Boulders Beach (technically not an island).

Can South African penguins fly?

The African penguin (Spheniscus demersus), also known as Cape penguin or South African penguin, is a species of penguin confined to southern African waters.

Like all penguins, it is flightless, with a streamlined body and wings stiffened and flattened into flippers for a marine habitat.