Penguin Rescue Line Number:  0725987117

What do you do if you come across a stranded penguin or seabird?

• Keep dogs & people away.

• Do not put the bird back in the water

• Do not feed the bird

•  Provide the following info:

·       Area & name of the beach.

·       If you are not familiar with the area, look for landmarks to provide.

• The rescue line operator will give you further instruction on what to do.

Physical Address:

The African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary is situated in the Overstrand area of the Western Cape.

Let’s zone in from BIG picture:

South Africa – Cape Town – Hermanus – Gansbaai – Kleinbaai

Corner of main road to Kleinbaai &  Franskraal Road

See map

The APSS is open to the public from 09:00 – 16:00 every day.

We offer you the opportunity to observe our “penguin patients” without disturbing them. One way windows overlook the conditioning pen and a camera feed provide insight into our feeding process during feeding time.

We have a little coffee & cake shop, and an “all things penguin” gift shop

Email: conservation@dict.org.za