Based in Hout Bay, Drumbeat Charters offers their guests with multiple cruises to choose from.

As of today, Drumbeat Charters has three main cruises:

  • 40 minute Seal colony cruise – Depart from Hout Bay harbour and sail towards Duiker Island. Witness thousands of Cape Fur Seals in their natural environment. This cruise is family friendly.
  • 60 minute Shipwreck cruise – A signature trip to see the Cape Fur Seals at Duiker Island. This trip continues below the Konkelberg mountain range to Moari Bay notoriously known for its Shipwrecks.
  • 60 minute Chapman’s Peak Cruise – This cruise leaves from Duiker Island to view the Cape Fur Seals. The boat will continue to cross the bay and back to the harbour.

Along the way, take in the most spectacular scenery the Cape Peninsula has to offer as you cruise along the rugged coastline from Hout Bay harbour. Furthermore, you can expect breath-taking views of the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive and the Sentinel Mountain. Not to mention, our guests will also get the chance to see other marine life. This includes dolphins and whales.

Capable of carrying 118 passengers, this marine grade aluminium boat is wheelchair friendly. It has two on-board toilets, an inside and outside sitting area, as well as a licensed bar. Plus, they also offer information brochures on seals in 26 different languages.

To give you peace of mind, Drumbeat Charters has a 100% safety record. Reason being is that Drumbeat Charters is critical in their hiring process, ensuring that all their staff is competent and fully trained. In addition, Drumbeat Charters is fully compliant with all SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) regulations. The vessel is assessed each year by SAMSA to ensure that it remains seaworthy.

Drumbeat ll is open for charters throughout the year for VIP clients, incentive groups, corporate events, team building and private parties. Also, the Drumbeat ll is also wheelchair friendly.

Go online and book today, we assure you that this is a divine experience.


Drumbeat Charters