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Address: | Sea Point, Cape Town Central 8060, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 894 4979
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: For a memorable and unique Cape Town adventure, nothing can be more...
For a memorable and unique Cape Town adventure, nothing can be more exhilarating than a cage diving and surface viewing tour to meet the mighty great white shark. One of the few places in the world where white sharks can be observed regularly at any time of the year, Gansbaai is known as the shark diving capital of the world. The watery habitat of the apex predator is not glamorous and this tour is highly weather dependent - this is mother nature at her most temperamental and raw; only when you see your first flash of steely grey sliding purposefully towards the boat, will you understand the magnetic beauty of the great white shark. Indescribable. No previous diving experience is necessary to enter the cage and everything you will need to fully enjoy the tour is provided, from your meals, to your dive equipment and even the convenient and comfy shuttle that Shark Zone can provide to get you there. As Cape Town's #1 booking agent for great white shark tours, Shark Zone will make sure you get the best deal, hassle-free!
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Shark Viewing Trip Gansbaai

Well supported from start to finish with my booking. After being let down by other company, Shark Zone stepped in at extremely short notice and went the extra mile to ensure a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Well supported from start to finish with my booking. After being let down by other company, Shark Zone stepped in at extremely short notice and went the extra mile to ensure a good positive experience, Staff very supportive BUT please don't forget sea motion tablets and warm clothing.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

An absolutely amazing adventure!!! This trip really enables one to get away from the stresses of daily life and become one with nature. The sharks were incredible - a nail-biting experience. Prepare to be amazed - this is definitely for all those adrenalin junkies out there! The staff is very friendly and extremely professional. I will never forget this trip.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

if you have some courage (and even if you dont) this is should definitely be on the top of your list! The service is brilliant which is important when youre about to get into the water with sharks! Shark Zone- thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

My trip to False Bay with Shark Zone was an amazing experience and Stephen and his team are fantastic. Very informative, safety conscious and knowledgable. I would recommend a cage diving trip with this company if you want a team who not only care about your experience but also care about the great white sharks and their habitat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is an experience you have to have when you are in cape town. If you dare. We went twice to get the most of it. But really I have never tried anything like this before. The adrenaline is pumping the water cold as hell and the sharks right outside the cage. But it doesn't matter cause when you get... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I had a really close encounter with the big white sharks !. Totally recommended ! They are experts and know how to find the animals. The experience is 100% unforgettable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A must when in Cape Town. Early start but back in hotel for 2pm so still time to have the afternoon with family if you go by yourself. Took over an hour to get the Sharks to the boat but well worth the wait, and remember, they are wild. My girlfriend is petrified of sharks but I dragged her along.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I book a paragliding and shark cage combo. Later on my friends decided to join me. Stephen accommodate all of us very well and in a moments notice. Paragliding was superb with well trained staff, it was a lovely experience. Likewise with the shark cage dive, unforgettable memories. Thank Stephen and all his staff for making this a fantastic trip... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

shark zone booked us with a great 1/2 day trip - great experience, friendly team. everything went smoothly and we saw 5 different sharks multiple times in our 2 1/2 hour session at seal island in False Bay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Great sightseeing, but horrible with keeping their words. On the phone said to pay R1600, but ended up paying R2000. Also you pay an extra R100 for using credit card and we were not notified about these changes. Very unorganized and I would recommend a different company.

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SharksCapeTown, Owner at Shark Zone, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. It really saddens me to read a view like this specially when we went to such great effort to assist you in experiencing this once in a lifetime trip. Allow me to state the facts: We received a call late at night for 3 passengers to be collected from your hotel in Central Cape... More 

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