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.

Useful Information

These pages are intended to help answer the questions visitors to South Africa often ask and to give you some suggestions about other things you might like to do while in South Africa:

  • Visa Information - look here to see whether you are likely to need a visa
  • Weather - look here to see what sort of weather to expect in Cape Town in September
  • Things to do - here you can find lots of useful ideas of things you might do before or after the meeting
  • FAQs - this pages answers a lot of commonly asked questions about South Africa.