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White Shark Diving Company

Address: 9 Kusweg | Kleinbaai Harbour, Gansbaai, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 559 6858
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Ranked #7 of 20 Activities in Gansbaai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: White Shark Diving Co specializes in exclusive GREAT WHITE SHARK adventure tours in Gansbaai...
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Owner description: White Shark Diving Co specializes in exclusive GREAT WHITE SHARK adventure tours in Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa. Rated #1 by industry peers, we strive to deliver excellence by being the only Shark Cage Diving Company to offer exclusive & private tours with limited seating capacity for extra comfort, safety and dive time! We are the exclusive carrier of all International Celebrities, VIPs and Sporting Teams. White Shark Diving Company have been advocates for the protection of the Great White Shark species; by pioneering sustainable methods of practice, founding and funding scientific research initiatives and being a key player in the development and implementation of The Great White Shark Protection Foundation of South Africa.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Very experienced reassuring staff. Full Safety briefing. And had a brilliant day where we saw lots of sharks. I suppose that's all luck of the draw tho. Would defiantly recommend. A must do.

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Kempsey, Australia
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12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We booked a shark dive with the White Shark company. We had pickup in Cape Town and drove to the office in Gansbaau, We were welcomed with a lovely breakfast and friendly shop assistant, and then a quick shark dive briefing. Then we took to the sea, which is a 15-20 minute boat ride to the shark alley. As soon... More 

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Chemnitz, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

For many years I dream that I can see the Great white shark from eye to eye. Therefore South Africa was one of my favorite destinations for holiday. Before I booked a company for cage diving I read a lot of reviews and studied some websites. Pretty soon I realized that I wanted a company with a small boat and... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Went out and initially saw little but operators gave us the chance for a no-cost sevond trip & wow! Mind blowing. A great experience that was really worth doing & great crew. Tip - Take sea sick pills though - we did and it showed!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We booked a sharkdiving trip, tree months in advance. We were at the booking asked, if we could do the trip one day later, but had to refuse, because of a short time schedule. The day before we should on our trip, it was cancelled because of weather conditions, but we were offered a trip the next day. Funny that... More 

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this review

We're sorry that this client feels like we've cancelled their shark cage diving trip, simply because we wanted to. At White Shark Diving Company our clients safety comes first. Before anything else. Even if we have to lose money in the process, which is the case every day that we do cancel a trip. There were 19 guests scheduled for... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We went shark cage diving on the 12th December with the White Shark Diving Company and they were awesome! A slick operation, excellent and friendly staff. Lalo, our guide, was really great. Well done and thanks!

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New York, New York, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Booked this out of the few shark diving companies around Gans/Kleinbaai being that it was the highest rated. Of course there are negative reviews from people but most likely they are A) unaware that people cannot control wild animals and promise they'll do as you like or B) just generally fussy about things (like the smell of fish chum or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was picked up at a Petrol station at around 5 o'clock. Everything went well but the driving felt like they wanted to prepare you for being see sick. The safety briefing was outside and thanks to the wind sometimes a bit hard to understand, especially for a non-native speaker. But they'll tell you again later so it's not a... More 

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

What a fab day. Early start but the team were so professional all the way. Not many sharks but enough to Bragg about. And being November the shark season is not as active. Thanks team my last day in SA was amazing and I got a great dvd and footage on my gopro. Trust this company NOT go shark diving.com... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This was definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity and seeing the sharks was amazing (we saw 4 different sharks in what is considered the off season) but this company could use some improvements: 1. You don't learn anything about the sharks at all which I felt like was a real missed opportunity to educate the public about these amazing... More 

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