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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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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

All the reviews were right, THIS is the company to use. We were the last group of 5 to go in and I was afraid we weren't going to get to see a shark. I was also afraid we were going to see a shark, but none the less, sharks we saw. 3 of them actually and I was absolutely... More

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Enfield, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you're going to South Africa to see Great White Sharks, the only company you should use is Apex. They are truly amazing. Karyn will help you to book your trip and answer all of your questions. Renee and Bernie in the office will make you feel like family! Allistair will have you laughing constantly. Owen, Poenas and Nick on... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A fantastic experience. I was fortunate enough to sign up with Apex Predators for the 8-day Great White Trail and join 11 other hopeful travellers from 5 different countries to witness the magnificent Great Whites and their daily contests with the Cape Fur Seals in 3 different locations; Simons Town, Mossel Bay and Gansbaai. I was completely happy with the... More

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Tenafly, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My family and I traveled to Capetown in large part to do the shark dive on August 22nd. We received an email the night before advising us that they had not seen any sharks in a few days and that they might not be going out the next afternoon therefore our trip was in jeopardy. The next morning we got... More

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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
6 helpful votes 6 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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