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African Shark Eco-Charters

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Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 82 838 2309
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Great company!!

My son went with ASEC and saw several huge great whites. So we took a go at it. We got lucky and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lindaOrlando
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Fabulous experience!

We had a most fabulous experience with ASEC, all the staff were super friendly, helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moishe L
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Join shark expert and naturalist Rob Lawrence for a personalize true shark experience.Certified "Fair Trade in Tourism", we offer eco-friendly shark cage diving and great white breaching trips in Simon's Town.Small groups only Scuba Diving offered with no dive experience needed. A truly amazing experience.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“great whites” (45 reviews)
“seal island” (65 reviews)
“shark breaching” (10 reviews)
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Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
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+27 82 838 2309
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son went with ASEC and saw several huge great whites. So we took a go at it. We got lucky and saw a medium shark right away. The boat trip wasn’t bad to seal island. We tried going from Gansabai last fall and trip...More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely response. Our crew really tries hard to educate and interact with our guests and I am very glad that you had a great experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a most fabulous experience with ASEC, all the staff were super friendly, helpful and informative! Highly recommend this experience for anyone who is brave, adventurous, and wants to make the most of what South Africa has to offer!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seriously. This trip is so much fun, I've flown 13,000 miles on three separate occasions just to spend a few days out with Rob and the ASEC crew! I specifically call out the ASEC folks, because they're what make the experience so enjoyable. Yes, you're...More

Thank Chris P
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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing and comprehensive review. Rob and the crew are really thrilled at your comments as they are so passionate and so glad it comes across. Please keep joining us in the future. It was great to have you aboard with ASEC.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Booked an early morning boat trip with a pick up option (had to pay extra as we were staying outside central Cape Town, but the driver was there on time, if not early, and was a great driver). After getting dropped off at the boat...More

Thank Grace H
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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Rob and I really appreciate it.

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We had scheduled a morning trip in hopes to see some natural predation out at seal island but unfortunately didn’t get to see anything. We were however lucky enough to get into the cage and see a shark up close and personal. The captain and...More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Its so appreciated.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The crew are so dedicated and knowledgeable. It was a learning experience as well as an adventure. I felt lucky to have had the opportunity to see even just one great white shark.The crew really does try their best to attract sharks but the sharks...More

Thank Denise N
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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I am so glad you had great trips with us, despite the dip in sharks. Rob and Karen

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome. First of all, you go out of Simon's Town, so the drive is much shorter, as well as the boat ride out to Seal Island. The crew is super nice and super knowledgable. They do their best to get everyone sightings....More

1  Thank Melissa A
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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review. Its really appreciated.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We set out from Simon's town at dawn. It was cold. The boat was a little cramped as we had 12 of us that morning. The team was extremely coping and helpful especially with my younger son who panicked after getting into the cage. The...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Our entire experience from start to finish with ASEC was fantastic. From the start, shortly after sending them a message on Facebook, a reply was received and with all the answers I needed about booking the tour. We booked months in advance and waited with...More

Thank Ashley G
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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for joining us here at ASEC. We REALLY appreciate the detailed review, and the crew and team are so pleased with the compliment as we really strive hard to offer a great shark experience from start to finish. Much appreciated. Rob and Karen

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic trip with Rob and his unbelievable crew, 6.30 am start at Simon's town dock in the dark for a full briefing and run down of what lay ahead. 15 minutes later we were powering across the bay into the most awe inspiring sunrise we've...More

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