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Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town provided by Marine Dynamics

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Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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Updated 12/03/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/03/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Feel the adrenaline rush on a classic Cape Town experience: cage diving with sharks, including the iconic great white. After pickup from your hotel, travel to Gansbaai, eat breakfast, and get fitted with warm diving gear. Your captain will anchor near Dyer Island to maximize your chances of a shark encounter from the safety of the cage, while the onboard marine biologist explains what the animals’ behavior means.
Highlights
  • Cage dive in search of great white sharks near Dyer Island, off Gansbaai
  • Learn about sharks’ habits and behavior from a marine biologist
  • Get a second trip free if there’s no shark activity on the day
  • Comprehensive tour includes hotel transfers, gear, and breakfast
Important Information
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Light refreshments
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All diving gear and towels supplied
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • You must contact the local service provider to confirm your exact pickup time
  • It is recommended that you wear a swim-suit underneath your clothes
  • This tour typically departs at 9am, however if the weather conditions are bad in the morning, the tour will leave in the afternoon; this will be confirmed by the tour operator close to the day of your tour
  • Please note: Sharks are wild animals and their presence cannot be guaranteed. Every experience that guests have w, is educational from start to finish. The local supplier works with wild life and nature and sightings are never guaranteed. If a shark has been sighted from the boat, they will consider that a successful trip. If there is no shark activity while on a shark cage diving tour with the supplier, then a voucher will be offered. This voucher is not transferable – your name and passport number will be recorded on the voucher. The transfer fee is non-refundable.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Allen H wrote a review Mar 2020
Little Rock, Arkansas155 contributions6 helpful votes
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From the time reservations were made, this was nothing but a pleasurable experience! Although we didn’t see a Great White (one reportedly showed up the very next day and following days), I didn’t leave disappointed. The shark cage diving experience will be an everlasting
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Marine Dynamics S, Manager at Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town
Responded Mar 22, 2020
Hi Allen Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate your feedback and thank you for understanding that this is wildlife we are working with. Happy that the Bronze Whaler sharks and our crew played their part in your great memory. Hope to see you back on board for a chance to see the Great White sharks. Kind regards Team MD
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saxon wrote a review Mar 2020
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It was a wonderful experience indeed. The pick up was right on time, our driver Sallie was great. The breakfast on arrival was delicious, the staff members were so professional and helpful, the tour itself was out of this world. We saw a Great White - Yay.😊😊 Would definitely
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Marine Dynamics S, Manager at Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town
Responded Mar 13, 2020
Hey there! Thank you, thank you, thank you for such a wonderful review ! It's due to our ever growing community such as yourself that we can continue doing what we do best, discover, protect and educate ! We are so happy that you had such a wonderful time and we hope to see you on one of our boats soon again ! Kind regards, Team MD
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Johan_Andice wrote a review Mar 2020
White Bear Lake, Minnesota21 contributions7 helpful votes
We had a great experience with this company. Their friendly driver picked us up right at our hotel. They fed us a bit of breakfast and gave us instructions before we left for the boat and a short trip across the bay, which was gorgeous, almost out of a movie. They made sure
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Marine Dynamics S, Manager at Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town
Responded Mar 8, 2020
Hi Johan! Thank you so much for this amazing review! We strive to give you the best experience possible and are so happy you enjoyed it so much! The beauty of this little place we call home and our sharks never ceases to amaze us ! Thank you so much for choosing us as your choice makes a difference ! Kind regards, Team MD
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Extravagant_12 wrote a review Mar 2020
Somerset West, South Africa46 contributions10 helpful votes
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What a Day, What an Experience, & What a Team! A group of us decided to brave the waters and go shark cage diving. Well... Marine Dynamics offered an exceptional experience from the very first welcome right through till the very end. Not a moment was forgotten and Thank You
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Marine Dynamics S, Manager at Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Thank you for this stellar review! Our team appreciates your feedback and recommending our shark adventure. Hope to see you back on board with us again. Warm regards Team MD
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Giovanna M wrote a review Mar 2020
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From the pick-up to the arrival the team was so knowledgeable and the service is great. The chat and breakfast before heading to the sea were really good and set the mood and the expectations. The tour itself is great if you are lucky to see the white shark and even if you are
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Thank you for your wonderful review. Kind regards Team MD
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About the operator

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Chikjo01
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Bucket List item ticked off
The shark cage diving experience was quite a thrill. Definitely worth doing, if you are in the Gaansbai area.
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Wasiemal
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Awesome Shark Cage Diving experience!
My daughters and I stayed at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve who arranged the shark cage diving for us. The Marine
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Rob G
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Highly recommended operator
Very informative and friendly experience. Another one ticked off the bucket list. Marine Dynamics are very professi
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58carisas
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Whale watching
We had a glorious day with Marine Dynamics despite inclement weather and a few guests being seasick. The staff were
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Mike S
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Fantastic time
Love this company and their philosophy. They really care for the environment and give you the best experience in sh
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Monty S
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A unique experience
What an experience! Due to the blog of the organizer we were absolutely aware that we can experience everything wea
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761scottb
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Lucky for us we saw Sharks
FYI since 2017 with the arrival of Orca killer whales, shark encounters have dropped. Whale watching is on the inc
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DMGGTS
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Anniversary
Marine Dynamics is the place to use if you want to do Shark Cage Diving. They use Marine Bioligists to assist on th
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kgregory930
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Great company to book with!
I am 24 weeks pregnant and felt reassured, taken care of and safe through the whole experience! This company (Marin
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hannahk209
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Trip of a Lifetime
I had looked forward to my South Africa trip for a very long time but it had also been my dream to see Great Whites
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Rustic_Rhino
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Sharks up close and personal
I had the privilege to share a great couple of hours watching Great White Shark in their natural environment. The t
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SheriKane9
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Top Notch
Friendly, professional, and knowledgeable staff. Top notch from the moment you walk in the door. I would go again.
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LeCon2723
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Best experience of our lives!!
The best experience of our lives. The staff were incredible. I had an issue with claustrophobia in the wetsuit & th
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MJ7389
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Good, but do your research
This is rather late as we used these guys in 2016 but have only got around to the reviews from that trip!!! We ha
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Sauberg123
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Don't expect to see great white sharks
I guess the trip was ok if you don't - as a participant - expect to see a great white shark. I believe that, if we
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Key Details
  • Dyer Island, African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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