IPC Logo 9th International Penguin Congress
Cape Town, South Africa
5th - 9th September 2016


Congress Dinner

There will be a conference dinner one evening during IPC9. The cost of the dinner will be included in the registration.

Details of the location of the conference dinner will appear here in due course.


Public Event

We hope to organise a public event one evening during the congress. Full details will appear when they have been finalised.


Organised Trips

We hope to organise several trips for delegates both before and after the meeting.  

Possible trips include visits to penguin colonies at Boulders Beach and/or Stony Point; winery tours and birding trips around the Cape peninsula. 

Please note these trips are likely to incur an additional cost.


Contacting us

Please send all enquiries about the conference to enquiries@penguincongress.org. A member of the local organising committee will respond as soon as possible.

Travelling with children

South Africa has strict regulations about travelling into and out of South Africa with minor children as mitigation against child trafficking. Minor children are defined as anyone under the age of 18 years old.

The relevant page of SA Home Affairs website can be accessed:

new requirements for children travelling through south african ports of entry effective 01 June 2015

This explains the requirements for travelling with children to South Africa. We suggest you check the details and do contact us or SA Home Affairs if you are unsure.