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Address: 5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 28 384 1005
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Description: Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage...
Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage diving operator - dispelling the myths about sharks one client at a time. Not only can you expect a 5-star service start to finish, Marine Dynamics shark tours contributes directly to local white shark research by being the primary sponsor to the accredited non-profit, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. Marine Dynamics is the preferred operator for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, the BBC, South African Tourism and many more internationally recognized organizations. As you will see from our reviews, our staff are not only the most knowledgeable in the business but equally the most passionate about great white sharks and providing you an excellent experience you will never forget. Marine Dynamics operates out of The Great White House in Gansbaai, South Africa, where you will be treated to our 5-star hospitality underneath South Africa's only privately owned Southern right whale skeleton! Our custom-built vessel, Slashfin, was launched in 2010 and comes with all the modern amenities expected in a top quality vessel. Marine Dynamics guarantees a marine biologist, professional videographer, and best value for money on every trip. Come see why over 550 of our clients recommend us over all the rest, more than three times the amount of excellent reviews than our nearest competitor!
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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks from Cape Town
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Brilliant shark cage diving experience

Our shark cage diving experience was brilliant. we saw 7 sharks on the day and that was amazing we thought we would only see 1 or 2. The team had lots of knowledge about the shark... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Overall a very good experience for us. A bit more preparedness by the staff would have helped many of patrons on our particular excursion. Poor weather (noted in the forecast before departing from shore) was not planned for and instead of having the guest change to wet suits on shore prior to departure we were made to change on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our shark cage diving experience was brilliant. we saw 7 sharks on the day and that was amazing we thought we would only see 1 or 2. The team had lots of knowledge about the shark and was very experienced

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Dunn Loring, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This outift was highly recommended by our tour guide and I can see why. First rate operation with a lot of attention to safety and an excellent customer experience. Saw at least seven or eight great white sharks up close. The 8mm wet suits keep us warm enough in the winter seas and the crew was quite accomodating to all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We spent 2 days with Marine dynamics, 1 for a shark dive and 1 for a whale watching tour and both experiences were great and exceeded expectations. The shark dive was amazing, we were lucky to see a total of 9 sharks and there was lots of action when we were in the cage! The on board staff were very... More 

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Hazyview, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Being a little phobic of sharks, but being an animal loving and knowing it was completely irrational, this was the perfect experience. I spent quite a bit of time on deck watching the cage being lowered in and out, and was ready when the time came. We had a superb sighting of a great white female coming at pace right... More 

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Americana, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The experience with sharks was terrific, and Marine Dynamics provided an excellent job! I do recommend!

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Nerja, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

i treated my two boys to this wonderful experience, to see sharks in the water (luckily from within a solid cage!!). We felt all the time safe, and well cared for, from the reception at the lodge, the briefing, the boarding and trip to the site with the apt skipper and crew, and definetely when we were watching these wonderful... More 

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MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and sharing your experience with us. The Marine Dynamics team always strive to make every trip out to sea a memorable one for each and every individual who joins us on board Slashfin, our custom built shark cage diving boat. Please do visit us again :) Cheers Anwynn More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

great crew, boat, and marine experts. Felt safe and entertained the entire trip. Top deck on boat for viewing is great, especially for photos. Highly recommend.

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MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this review

Hey there This review is highly appreciated and we are extremely happy that we could make your shark cage diving experience a memorable one. Thanks for the recommendation :) Cheers Anny More 

Middletown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My cousin and I had a blast going out on the boat and being in the water with the sharks! An amazing expierence! They even fed us breakfast and lunch!!

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MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this review

Hahaha, yes that is the only feeding we do. We provide a lovely meal for our clients before our trips out to sea and once you are back on land, some nice hot soup and sandwiches to warm up, while watching your trip video! Thank you for choosing Marine Dynamics as your preferred shark tour operator! Please do visit us... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Myself and a friend stayed at the nearby Roundhouse Guesthouse (very good) and booked a 7am start dive in July 2015. From start to finish Marine Dynamics impressed from the friendly welcome,excellent breakfast,detailed and lighthearted briefing to the on boat facilities. The cage itself was immaculate and I felt 100% throughout. An added bonus is the on boat marine biologist... More 

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MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this review

Wow, JAWSome review! Thank you so much for your feedback and recommendation! Much Appreciated! Seems like you had a great experience for most of your stay in Gansbaai! :) Cheerio Anny More 

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Additional Information about Marine Dynamics

Address: 5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 28 384 1005
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai  >  Kleinbaai
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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