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“mike rutzen”(21 reviews)
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Shark Diving Unlimited specialises in conservation and education initiatives of all shark species around our coastline Owned by Michael Rutzen who has been working with great white sharks since 1994. Four years later Mike began freediving with great...more
1 Swart Street, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 82 441 4555
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A special thanks to Heinrich for being an amazing guide & videographer. Everything went smooth the day before yesterday: we ended up going early morning to avoid the upcoming wind. Do keep up the good work and we will be back with a small group,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scubalifesa
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We started the day off with a good breakfast and safety briefing before boarding the ship. They also state clearly that the cannot guarantee that the sharks will show. they d offer a voucher for a return visit if no sharks appear. they also prefer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cbaker5040
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Let me first say that I do understand white sharks are wild animals, and it may happen I wouldn't see them during the boat trip, which was the case for me today. Nevertheless, this is not the reason why I was very disappointed about our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kevinsleegers
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Booked this trip to see sharks, but knew that it was possible not to see them, it's nature. Got a quick briefing before going on board of the boat. Once we were at sea the captain/guide didn't say a thing to us (the people who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Miranda B
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We booked a Shark Cage Diving experience on our recent trip across South Africa and our experience with Shark Diving Unlimited was one of the worst we have ever had. From the moment we arrived, everything went down hill. Upon arrival the host coldly greeted...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terrance M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My daughter and I had a very good experience, but you need to make sure that you go with the right expectations. First - We saw two sharks but there are no guarantees. Second - The Boat ride was choppy, this is NOT a trip...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NRBQRocks
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went to do this activity reccommended by a marine biologist working on shark conservation. This was importatn for us as we would like to contribute to the well being and respect of this animal. The emails before going were friendly and professional and so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank fitxifitxi
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Did this with my two young teenagers. We were very well taken care of from when we arrived until it was time to leave. The experience of being underwater and so close to these amazing creatures is one we won’t forget. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Had bought this experience for my husband as a birthday present as it was something he had always wanted to do. Excellent communication via Gavin with any queries during the booking process. We ended up,going out twice, as on the first occasion we didn’t see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helen N
Reviewed 6 July 2018

You get a decent plain breakfast before you go onboard (to avoid any seasickness). I'm not sure if we were lucky, but we had way less people on our boat than the others that we saw. There were around 8 or 9 people and 7...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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