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Marine Dynamics

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5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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US$147.19*
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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks from Cape Town
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US$372.81*
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Private Tour: Cage Dive with Great White Sharks from Cape Town
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Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage diving operator - dispelling the myths about sharks one client at a time. Not only can you expect a 5-star service start to finish, Marine Dynamics shark tours contributes directly to local white shark research by being the primary sponsor to the accredited non-profit, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. Marine Dynamics is the preferred operator for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, the BBC, South African Tourism and many more internationally recognized organizations. As you will see from our reviews, our staff are not only the most knowledgeable in the business but equally the most passionate about great white sharks and providing you an excellent experience you will never forget. Marine Dynamics operates out of The Great White House in Gansbaai, South Africa, where you will be treated to our 5-star hospitality underneath South Africa's only privately owned Southern right whale skeleton! Our custom-built vessel, Slashfin, was launched in 2010 and comes with all the modern amenities expected in a top quality vessel. Marine Dynamics guarantees a marine biologist, a videographer, and best value for money on every trip.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great whites” (247 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (57 reviews)
“cape town” (231 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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+27 82 380 3405
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the reviews I was a little worried about the sea sickness. Even after I took tablets I was still incredibly sick for the entire trip so this did put a bit of a downer on it for me as I didn't get in...More

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marine Dynamics are the people to do a Great White cage dive with. They respect the animals, support conservation and are totally professional. Best kit, best guides, best boat. We will be back!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was very impressed with how professional everyone was, from staff helping you with your wetsuit, to making sure you were comfortable, to the driver. Top notch from start to finish. and all while being focused on the well being of the sharks.

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Thank Mario B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very crazy and cool, face to face with these predators has no way to describe, have to go ... worth a lot... fantastic team all mayor

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Thank ljguerr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marine Dynamic. I will remember this name for being the most caring and well organized operator that I have came across so far. Well done!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price is unreasonable high for the type of the tour we did. I went with my girlfriend because she was very interested in this experience, and why not, this is a once time in life experience. Well, we spent 1 entire day (driving from/to...More

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MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Natxo_Gasteiz Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. It is unfortunate to hear our team and the sharks didn’t live up to your expectations. Gansbaai is about a two and a half hour drive from Cape Town and many...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am strongly opposed to excursions that promote wildlife interactions. When I discovered this company had the very strict Blue Flag And Fair Trade Tourism certifications I wanted to find out more as to how this operator was different from the rest. Very socially and...More

Thank mrktingmgr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Up until the day before our trip they had not seen a shark for 3 weeks. In the preceding days they kept in contact letting us know what was going on with the offer of cancelling or substituting a whale cruise. Fortunately the sharks returned....More

Thank Schnuts
MarineDynamics, Online Community Manger at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Schnuts Thank you so much for the A-M-A-Z-I-N-G review. We highly appreciate your feedback. We are pleased to hear the kids enjoyed their shark cage diving experience as well. Big ups for the recommendation. Cheers Team MD

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off to the staff- very accommodating and very friendly! I was seasick for the last half of the trip and they were great. The whole experience was awesome! Even though it is slow for great whites right now we still got some action! Would...More

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MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey there dyno_001 Jawsome review. Thank you for joining Marine Dynamics for your shark cage diving experience in Gansbaai, South Africa. Super stocked that you got to see these amazing animals in their natural habitat. Hope to see you again. Cheers Team MD

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To see the White shark swimming at hand distance from me was breath taking, fortunately I was already under water holding it. How it is being prepared just makes it even more enjoyable. Great crew at every given moment taking care of our needs, constantly...More

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NJscubaDiva
20 June 2017|
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Response from MarineDynamics | Property representative |
Hey there NJskubaDiva Thank you for your question. We do have showers available at our facility at R50 per person.
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artisteaucoeur
6 April 2017|
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Hello. When calling a foreign country it is up to the caller to determine what the "exit code" is for the country they are calling. Many countries have different formats for their phone numbers and they cannot be... More
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artisteaucoeur
6 April 2017|
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Response from mark_hodgson | Reviewed this property |
You can do the shark experience in one day, but it is a long day. If you ask for a pick up from Cape Town this is all possible but it is a 2.5 hour drive to Gansbaai where Marine Dynamics are based. I was picked up at 8.30am... More
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