Boulders Beach

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1 (1998)
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Area: 2 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high favourable high
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Site summary
Boulders Bay is situated in Simon's Town, on the False Bay coast of the Cape Peninsula, 35 km south of Cape Town. The site consists of small beaches holding sandstone boulders and thickets of strandveld vegetation extending approximately 2 ha. African Penguins Spheniscus demersus breed here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boulders Beach. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.