wild life tours South Africa
Wildlife tours South Africa


88 Dorries Drive | Froggy Farm | Simon's Town, Cape Town - 7975 |
Mobile : +27 83 272 2455 | Tel/Fax : +27 21 786 1414 | Postal Address : P.O. Box 74 | Simon's Town 7995
Skype: mlcardwell

For nature lovers and other discerning tourists who want luxurious yet affordable self-catering accommodation in
natural surroundings.

Scenic Views

Avian Leisure has a magnificent situation at the top of Froggy Farm, Simon's Town, overlooking False Bay and set amidst pristine Cape Fynbos - this means you can see whales, fur seals, penguins, sunbirds, sugarbirds and a host of other birds right from your bedroom! An added delight is the regular night-time view of porcupines coming to the garden pond!

Avian Leisure’s location in Cape Town makes it perfect accommodation for doing Cape Peninsula birding trips, pelagic birding trips, shark trips, whale watching trips, or just enjoying the natural beauty in the Table Mountain National Park

We have two spacious and modern apartments, both with their own private entrances and ample off road parking.
Free Wi-fi is available in the apartments

A selection of our Guest Book entries:


We have so appreciated Avian Leisure and Shearwater Cottage. The experience has been wonderful, the view spectacular, including whales, backyard birds of wonder, and evening 'porky' pleasures. The spacious cottage had everything we needed and the (Pin-tailed)  Whydah kept a close eye on us. Thank you for the ... good advice! Sad to leave this paradise this morning.
Carol & Scott Blackard, Colorado USA, November 2014

Thank you for a wonderful stay at Avian Leisure. We thoroughly enjoyed your hospitality, the stunning view, the birdlife and of course the porcupine from close up!
Christina & Christo-Maria, Kwa-zulu Natal, October 2014

Even all the superb reviews online did not prepare me for the magnificent yard, and stunning array of wildlife with the thrilling porcupine. Glad I was smart enough to book nights both at the beginning AND end of our trip!
Denise Mann & Tim Scarff, California, September 2014

Your place is truly elegant and relaxing at the same time. Thank you for helping us have an incredible vacation
Julia Stein, Paris, August 2014

What a wonderful place! Very nice stay, everything was so great!
Such an amazing stay in this marvellous place. Thank you so much Marie-Louise and Patrick for your welcome. We will be back!
Belgian Nature Group, July 2014

This remains a special place...! Thanks so much again for your excellent hospitality, Patrick for his birding expertise and ML for tip top five star accommodation. 4th visit and we'll be back again soon!
Jordaan family, Sasolburg, June 2014

Porcupines visit Avian Leisure's garden pond nightly
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