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African Shark Eco-Charters

Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 16 Attractions in Simon's Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Join shark expert and naturalist Rob Lawrence for a personalize true shark experience.Certified "Fair Trade in Tourism", we offer eco-friendly shark... more » Owner description: Join shark expert and naturalist Rob Lawrence for a personalize true shark experience.Certified "Fair Trade in Tourism", we offer eco-friendly shark cage diving and great white breaching trips in Simon's Town.Small groups only Scuba Diving offered with no dive experience needed. A truly amazing experience. « less
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We were attracted to Rob & his crew because we wanted to be part of a small group & also the responsible way your experience is managed. Other tour companies seemed to want as many people on their vessel as possible & once offshore had little regard for the well being & long term effect that human contact has on... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

What an AWESOME Review about us here at ASEC. Thank you so much. We really do try hard at being eco-friendly and showing the sharks in their natural habitat. Thanks again for your review. More

Barcelona, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I offered the shark dive to my husband as it was a dream for him to do it. He came back delighted and the experience was above expectation. The company came to Cape Town to pick him up and they headed to Simon town. The dive went very well with a viewing of 5 sharks, mainly all larger than 4/5... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We really do appreciate it. More

Houston, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Several friends and I (3 couples traveling together) used African Shark Eco-Charters for our shark cage diving experience, and we were not disappointed!!! Rob, Kim and the rest of the crew were very friendly and helpful! The weather was not perfect, but we were able to see several great white sharks, with all six of us seeing some while in... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We totally agree that the use of the respirators is the only way to dive. Who wants to hold their breath and dive? More

New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Spend two days with Rob on the ASEC boat, and they are a first class operation. Crew is great and will help make sure that you have a great experience while on board. The sharks are the stars here, but being wild animals you never quite know how they are going to act. Sometimes it involves some waiting and that... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We totally agree that having the right crew makes all the difference, especially when you have to wait a while for the sharks to arrive. Come join us again! More

Chicago, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

we actually booked through a different company but placed on an eco-charters boat - we were glad we got to go with them instead of the other company. Gary and Rob were crew on the boat, can't remember the others' names, but they were so informative and friendly. double decker boat so you have your option on where to sit.... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for review. so glad you came with us and we hope that we will see you again in March next year. More

Denham Springs, Louisiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

On our trip to Cape Town, we booked a trip with ASEC. The original day was weathered out, but Tamsyn worked with us and got us rebooked. This was my second trip with Rob and the crew and it was even better than the first! The crew was exremely friendly and you can just tell that they really love what... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review. We are so glad you joined us again and had a a great time. More

Lake Worth, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My family and myself booked 2 days of shark cage diving and we weren't disappointed! I personnaly didn't go in the cage, just personal preference, but my husband and daughters did. They all loved it! we have a lot of shark photos above water and below! We did not get to see a breach, but thats not their fault the... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. So thrilled your family had great dives with us and that everyone had a good time. Do come again! More

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had an amazing morning airjaws and cage diving tour. This team is very professional and really make sure everyone gets the most out of the experience. There was only 5 of the 12 on our tour who wanted to cage dive so we ended up getting more the 45min each in the cage with a total of 5 sharks... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your review about us here at ASEC. We are thrilled you had an amazing dive and a great trip. Do come again! More

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

To be fair, I wasn't sure what to expect with ASEC although the reviews I read were extremely positive! The minute I received an email from Tamsyn (who I imagined was a very nice little Indian man in a call center who is actually a very nice woman in a small office! :-)) I soon realised I was in good... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

Thank your funny and positive review. It really made our day seeing such a great review come in as its shows how hard we go to make it all worth while for our guests. More

Union, New Jersey
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64 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Booked a day out on the water for shark-cage diving and air jaws. We had the time of our lives. It was way better than we ever imagined it could of been. The boat ride out was very nice as we watched the sunrise. The ride past seal island was also pretty cool as we've seen it on Discovery Channel... More

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AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this review

So glad you had the time of your life. Not every day is a discovery channel day_ but yours WAS! Thank you for joining us. More

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