Penguin sightings along the Cape Peninsula One of the attractions for Meghan and I was seeing the African Penguin colonies that live along the Cape Peninsula. While on our road trip through South Africa we stopped at a few different vantage points to check out the little birds. These included Boulders Beach just outside of Simonstown and Stony Point, near Hermanus. We spent several hours watching the penguins over a few days - and could have spent more time. They're so entertaining.