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Address: Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 82 894 4979
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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For a memorable and unique Cape Town adventure, nothing can be more...

For a memorable and unique Cape Town adventure, nothing can be more exhilarating than a cage diving and surface viewing tour to meet the mighty great white shark. One of the few places in the world where white sharks can be observed regularly at any time of the year, Gansbaai is known as the shark diving capital of the world. The watery habitat of the apex predator is not glamorous and this tour is highly weather dependent - this is mother nature at her most temperamental and raw; only when you see your first flash of steely grey sliding purposefully towards the boat, will you understand the magnetic beauty of the great white shark. Indescribable. No previous diving experience is necessary to enter the cage and everything you will need to fully enjoy the tour is provided, from your meals, to your dive equipment and even the convenient and comfy shuttle that Shark Zone can provide to get you there. As Cape Town's #1 booking agent for great white shark tours, Shark Zone will make sure you get the best deal, hassle-free!

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Unbelievable experience!!!

We had an amazing experience with Shark Zone. We chose the option of purchasing hotel transfer which made the whole experience that much easier. Our driver picked us up from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
TXReddawg
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Nederland, Texas
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Nederland, Texas
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing experience with Shark Zone. We chose the option of purchasing hotel transfer which made the whole experience that much easier. Our driver picked us up from our hotel in Cape Town and drove us the two hours to Gansbaii. He was exactly on time, friendly (@05H30AM), and told us to sleep while he drove which was... More 

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1 Thank TXReddawg
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a very early start to the day from Capetown. We were picked up by our driver promptly at the time we were told and went on our way collecting other adventurers. Upon arrival at the harbor there was a very nice breakfast with coffee provided. We were given details of our trip and off we went. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy to find, Very Knowledgable Crew, Decent Boat and Nice friendly atmosphere, Met and exceeded my expectations.

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Thank Scott D
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing experience!! My family did a half day trip on an August afternoon and it was probably our favorite part of our South African / safari trip. We had the most incredible time. Steph and the crew made what's naturally an awesome time even better- we loved their energy and their passion for what they do. The max... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't use a travel agent as I prefer to do the research and bookings on my own. Given that, you might wonder why I would use a booking agent, in this case Shark Zone, when I could have picked one dive company and booked directly with them. What happened to me was the exact reason why I chose this... More 

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently did a half day trip with Shark Zone to False Bay. What an amazing experience! The staff on the boat were friendly and it is clear that they want you to make the most out of your day - seeing as many sharks as possible. The trip included snacks and drinks and they provided towels, recommend to take your... More 

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1 Thank Emily-Sian B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We booked through Stephen, for shark cage diving in Gansbaai. From the beginning we had very professional approach, and eventually had an amazing experience. He answered all our questions, replied to all our mails and had a well coordinated trip to Gansbaai. Thank you Stephen for a wonderful trip of our lifetime.

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1 Thank manishigupta
Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Booked the trip through Frank who was extremely kind and helpful. Seeing the sharks so close was a real great experience. No harm to the sharks is caused during the trip. Had luck to see 6 sharks, but you have to rememebr this is nature which is run by it's own laws and no one can guarantee anything. Warmly reccomend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I had a lovely experience at the Shark Zone. The staff members were really friendly and showed concern over those who fell sick on the board. It was lovely seeing the sharks and what a surreal moment. Saw a couple of sharks and lots of fish. Given another opportunity I will do it all over again. To my friends I... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We booked with Stephen at Shark Zone and they did a wonderful job organizing our entire trip. We were picked up by a shuttle at our hotel in Cape Town and driven to Gansbaai. The company was on time and very knowledgeable about both sharks and whales. We unfortunately didn't see any whales because it was too early in the... More 

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