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Unfortunately, our Cape Town Centre will not be able to accommodate visits/tours during the rebuilding of our seabird hospital, expected to be completed by mid 2018.

Please contact us with any queries you may have. Thank you for your understanding.

VISIT OUR SEABIRD REHABILITATION CENTRES

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uided ‘behind the scenes’ tour through the Tableview Centre are currently unavailable owing to building operations.

Our Port Elizabeth Centre offers self-guided tours at a cost of R40 per adult and R25 per child/pensioner and Home Pen feeding times are 09h00 and 14h45. There is also a coffee shop where you can grab a quick cuppa and a bite to eat. Please call 041 583 1830 for more details.

The Cape St Francis Centre offers daily tours on demand and Home Pen feeding time is at 11h00 each day. Be sure to visit the souvenir shop for unique penguin themed products and you’ll find the perfect keepsake of your SANCCOB experience and ideal gifts for all ages. Please call 042 298 0160 for more details.

SCHOOLS

Unfortunately not available during rebuilding operations.

Environmental education experiences are designed to highlight our conservation message. Our educators work with you to develop the best learning experience for your class, either at SANCCOB, a local beach or your school. We offer many interesting and engaging lessons, including tours of the facility, encounters with our ambassador birds, bird watching and beach clean-ups. A full break down of currently available SANCCOB lessons is available on request.

Call our Education team on 021 557 6155 or email education@sanccob.co.za.

EDUCATIONAL TALKS AND LECTURES

Unfortunately not available during rebuilding operations.

We’ll bring our Informative and entertaining presentations to your church, library, retirement village, business premises, etc. When booking, be sure to let us know which aspects of our work are of particular interest to you so that we can include these in the presentation.

Book with our Education Team on 021 557 6155 or email education@sanccob.co.za.

SKYPE IN THE CLASSROOM

SANCCOB Education Skypes with on average 2000 learners per month from across the globe. South Africans and Internationals can meet an African penguin and participate in an interactive, educational lesson through Skype. A full break down of currently available SANCCOB Skype lessons is available on request.

Call our Education team on 021 557 6155 or email education@sanccob.co.za.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Unfortunately not available during rebuilding operations.

Experience a penguin party with a difference. Host your birthday party at SANCCOB in Cape Town or Port Elizabeth – or have us come out to you.

Call our Education team on 021 557 6155 or email education@sanccob.co.za.

Research Library

Useful research publications compiled by SANCCOB’s Research Department

Health assessments, blood parasites and diseases

Seabird Rehabilitation

African penguins in the wild

Other seabirds (and coastal birds) in southern Africa