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Cage dives with Great White Sharks in Cape Town

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Cage dives with Great White Sharks in Cape Town

Hi there

We are hoping to visit Cape Town at the beginning of June and would really like to see Great White sharks and possibly dive in a cage to see them in their natural environment. Can anyone give us some advice about this and possible recommend the best source provider.



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1. Re: Cage dives with Great White Sharks in Cape Town


We've just booked a days viewing trip in July with White Shark Ecoventures. We did some research and their trip seemed the best value for money, we emailed them, they sent the booking from through, then we faxed it off to them - easy! They seem very professional too. They are picking us up from our hotel in Cape Town.

My partner is going down in the cage, but I'm watching from the boat!

Have fun!

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2. Re: Cage dives with Great White Sharks in Cape Town

I work part-time for the video company that records the shark boat experience - 5 of the 7 boats use our services and all of them are professionally run. I do recommend White Shark Ecoventures perhaps because I know them best: http://www.white-shark-diving.com/ It's a full day starting with a pickup in Cape Town as early as 5:45AM! About a 2 hour drive to Gansbaai, the base for the boats.. briefing and a light breakfast.. then about 4 hours on the boat. (In busy seasons, there are both morning & afternoon sailings.) All equipment is provided, but it's good to have dry clothing to put on after you take off the wet suit. And in June & July it can be very chilly, especially out on the water. All in all, an amazing experience. The video? It will be shown to the guests back on shore, and it can be ordered for delivery in 10 days or so. DVD or VHS, PAL or NTSC.

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