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Shark Cage Diving South Africa

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Address: Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7500, South Africa
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+27 313 2306

Thrilling cage diving experience close to Cape Town .A unique opportunity...

Thrilling cage diving experience close to Cape Town .A unique opportunity to visit the wonder of the great white shark in a safe and professional environment . Experience sheer adrenalin of meeting great white sharks .

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Unbelievable adventure

This was a dream come true for me. I had been diving with a different company last year and it was a disaster. After my bad experience I wasn't sure what to expect, but I have to... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
dorothy m

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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was a dream come true for me. I had been diving with a different company last year and it was a disaster. After my bad experience I wasn't sure what to expect, but I have to say the trip was amazing. On arrival we were given breakfast and a really informative talk on sharks. The equipment on the boat... More 

Thank dorothy m
Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I actually enjoyed the trip. It was well organised, clean and safe. we save plenty of sharks and the sea wasn't too cold. However one of the sharks injured itself while trying to get the food and that can't be right. The cage needs to be so that the sharks can't hurt themselves. No creature should suffer for human entertainment.

1 Thank Highland1955
New Jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was traveling with my mom to South Africa and wanted to be a little adventurous. We decided to book a cage diving experience with great whites. We booked on sharkcagediving.net They were super informative, we had a transfer to and from Cape Town and we enjoyed breakfast and lunch. I would totally recommend this!!! We learned about shark alley... More 

Thank MonicaCantisani
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We were visiting south Africa, like all Indians I wanted to pack as much as possible in this trip because you never know if you will go back again. Apart from doing the touristy stuff I was very excited about shark cage diving. I booked a dive with shark lady online. They picked us up at 3 am from cape... More 

Thank Sejal K
Quezon City, Philippines
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

What a great experience! Definitely a check on the bucket list! Brought my wife and teenage kids. About two hours away from Cape Town. The drive was pleasant but long. The boat ride to the site was "rocky" and the water was murky. We got clearer pictures from outside the shark cage. (We did expected this). BUT when the Sharks... More 

Thank gotchavap
Sandton, South Africa
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

A terrifying adventure that left me more educated and humbled by the magnificence of the Great White Shark. We were lucky enough to spot six different Great Whites and they certainly gave us great viewing opportunities. We were lucky enough to have great weather conditions and visibility was excellent. An experience I'll never forget.

Thank Theresa G
Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We booked and paid in advance to dive on 3 April. Our trip was cancelled because the seas were too heavy - not their fault. Because we were unable to take a later trip because we were leaving the Cape, they committed to a refund. Well we still have not received our refund. Be VERY careful about paying in advance.... More 

Thank Belinda_Davies
Boulder, Colorado
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I've always been scared to death of sharks and wanted to overcome this by swimming with them (in a cage). If you're in a similar position as me, this is the place to do it... the cages face the open water, but the back of the cage faces the boat, which I liked. Also, you can hold onto bars INSIDE... More 

Thank jmobrecht
Plumstead, South Africa
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88 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The saying that we should always experience things at least once in a lifetime rings true. One has a choice to actively enter the cage or watch a video in a shark enviroment. Whether in a group or alone the memories will linger on. Suitable clothing is advised

1 Thank Ursula S
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Just awe-inspiring. Got videos on the go pro to last a life time, saw plenty of sharks, great hosts from the guys at Shark Cage Diving SA and can't recommend them enough. Want to do it again and again.

2 Thank michael m

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