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Address: PO Box 1340 | 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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Great experience !

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Carlos C
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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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 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Thank you so much to Stephen Frank for helping me schedule a large group of 15 people. The experience was absolutely fantastic. I've done shark diving a few times bit this without a doubt was the best experience by far!! Really great and competitive price and definitely worth it and it includes both breakfast and lunch provided at the offices.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

Thanks you so much Stephen for all your help, unfortunately our plans changed and we couldn't join you but you was very understanding, very reasonably priced and helpful with our planning. Victoria and Greg.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was arguably one of the coolest experiences of my life! My friends and I enjoyed nice food and an awesome vibe. Then we got into the cage and saw so awfully scary but equally cool sharks jump out right in front of us! Definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

On the 18 fir December 2014 myself and my boyfriend went shark cage diving for the 1st time. We woke up early and still manage to be 15min late due to holiday traffic, phoned them to let them know and they were very understanding. On arrival we received a good breakfast while handling the paper work, we then went to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I finally overcame my biggest fear! What an incredible experience. The professionalism and personal touch really made all the difference. I can't recommend Shark Zone enough for any thrill seeker

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