The public was invited to attend the festival to celebrate the endangered African penguin, the only penguin species endemic to the African continent.
At 10am on Seaforth Beach, the rehabilitated animals waddled back to the ocean. Some were rescued as chicks.
Cape Town – The annual Penguin Festival has become a special event for locals and international tourists visiting the Boulders penguin colony.
After the penguin release, the festivities continued at Simon's Town Navy Sports Fields. Families enjoyed activities including mini rides, an inflatable obstacle course and an edutainment marquee.