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Apex Shark Expeditions

Quayside Buidling | Shop no 3, Main Road, Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 79 051 8558
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Simon's Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Join Chris & Monique Fallows of Discovery Channel's Air Jaws series on your own AIR JAWS shark tour. Experience a morning or afternoon trip to see the... more » Owner description: Join Chris & Monique Fallows of Discovery Channel's Air Jaws series on your own AIR JAWS shark tour. Experience a morning or afternoon trip to see the Great White Sharks of Seal Island breaching and hunting.Get up close and personal, view the sharks in their own watery environment from the safety of a cage - all this in one trip! « less
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

For anyone interested in wildlife this is about as good as it gets. Totally wild animals in a totally wild place, but safe for the visitor. Its surprisingly peaceful in the shark cage, with great close up views of the great whites. Seal predations every day. I did all 5 days of the recommended 5 day reservation, weather is cool... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

First - side note - I am a HUGE Chris Fallows fan. So, by default I was already super excited about this opportunity. I did 4 days of morning shark trips (August 5-8) - there are not enough nice things I can say about them all. We booked our trip via email with Karyn who is VERY accommodating. She was... More

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New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Just completed my fourth visit to Simon's Town to spend time with Apex Shark Expeditions, and I will likely be back for a fifth. Everything about this operation is first class. The crew will make you feel right at home, take care of anything you need and will make sure that no matter how much you think you know about... More

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

In 2001, I saw the first Air Jaws on Discovery's Shark Week and was introduced to Chris Fallows & APEX Shark Expeditions. The moment I saw the sharks leaping out of the water to catch seals on the screen, I jumped out of my own chair and swore I'd one day go to South Africa and experience it myself. Thirteen... More

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UltimateAirJaws, Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this review

Very informative tips for potential guests especially booking extra days at sea. It is expensive to travel half way across the world only to have your shark trip/s cancelled. The Cape of Storms certainly lives up to its name so ensure you have ample opportunities to see what you came to see. Thanks for the review and the video clip.... More

Sarasota, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My husband and I had a great time with Apex. We left on time and were able to see 5 sharks the day we went out. The crew was knowledgable and answered all the questions we had. Remember to bring your credit card the day you go, since payment is not made when you make reservations but on the day... More

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UltimateAirJaws, Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this review

Our transfer services are outsourced and offers guests a secure and reliable way to reach us. We do not advise our guests to transfer via train due to safety and reliability. Thanks for the review. More

new hampshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We made our reservations well in advance (1/2 year) of our trip, as I knew this was one thing we absolutely had to do in South Africa. I chose Apex as they were well reviewed in dive magazines and very eco-friendly. We were lucky to go out the day we did (the afternoon trip), as the weather was becoming quite... More

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Washington DC
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55 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This activity was very high on my husband's list, but he's not as much of a planner as me. Lucky for him several months before I trip I asked if he seriously wanted to do this, and when I looked online there were only two spots left on the boat. Booked immediately. This was 4 months prior to our visit.... More

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bateau Bay NSW AU
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

my wife and i visited apex shark expeditions on 18 of june 2014 , we were over from australia and it was on my bucket list .it was overcast and windy very sharky kind of day and it did not disapoint . we seen some big great whites on the surface and also from the cage ,my wife stayed on... More

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High Wycombe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Don't know what to say. Amazing trip. Loved it. Monique, Chris and Nick were superb. Amongst the better things i did in a limited time in Cape Town. Spent 1 hour in the cage (lucky) and experienced everything i could have hoped for and more. Would definitely recommend doing this. It's a really special experience....and these are the right guys... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a great trip! I actually had no interest in going shark cage diving but I'm working in Cape Town for a few months and this was listed as #2 on some top 10 things to do in the area so I decided to try it. Apex was recommended in one of my guidebooks and it was an easy... More

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