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Great White Shark - Cage Diving

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please beware this company does not exists. We paid in advance as advised, had email back and forth before trip. On day of trip they never responded and only voice mail on telephone number. Never heard from them again. Went to Gansbaai to look for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank David D
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Had dreamt of this trip since being a child. Booked via our hotel with Sharklady Adventures. We had to get up at 3.30am to get to our coastal location. Arrived for breakfast around 6.30am which was very basic. Had a very short and basic safety...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank HonestTravellers77
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The main reason for our trip to Cape Town was for my son to go cage diving. You can just imagine our disappointment of being dragged down to Gansbaai in a gale to be told that yes we were still going out in rough conditions...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Mark D D
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We did the shark cage dive in Mossel Bay in mid October, the water was cold but with the wet suits provided by White Shark Africa we were comfortable. As soon as the sharks were sighted we were lowered in the cage, the visibility under...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Gayatri G
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Being charged for an event that you know is not happening is shonky in the extreme. Great whites have not been sighted for around 18 months. Being told to stand up to your neck in a cage in freezing sea water while they throw fish...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Very well organised and safe trip out to see the great white sharks. Although the water was very merky, they did an excellent job to get the interest of a shark and bring it close to the viewing cage. The staff on board the boat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Hewy11
Reviewed May 27, 2018

After leaving early we were very motivated to see this giant but he didn't show up until half an hour after. The feeling was pure adrenaline and full respect. I don't even remember how I ended up in the cage as I was scared like...More

Date of experience: March 2018
11  Thank balduintock4
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We booked a great white shark cage dive with Shark Lady for early May 2018 and it was an unforgettable experience! We were collected from our bnb in Cape Town before driving the 2.5 hours to Gansbaai and receiving our safety talk. We boarded the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
5  Thank MarkH2595
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Four of us made the long drive from Stellenbosch to Gaansbaai very early in the morning. On arrival we were given an informative talk about what to expect and the do's and dont's etc. Treated to a very welcome coffee and eats. Boarded the boat...More

Date of experience: January 2018
12  Thank angela c
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

So thrilled we got to see sharks within the first 5 mins. I wasn’t sure about getting in the cage but the sharks are not even interested in us people. They attack the bait and the cage was perfectly secure and I felt so safe....More

Date of experience: March 2018
7  Thank Marnie G
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ronindani
October 23, 2018|
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Response from MarkH2595 | Reviewed this property |
You don’t have any dive equipment, just a snorkel. When the crew shout “down” you move underwater to see the shark when it is close to the cage. The rest of the time your head is above the water.
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Julie W
August 17, 2018|
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Response from angela c | Reviewed this property |
Hello Julie, well as far as I can recall, we paid £120 each. This does include refreshments before and after the dive, but not transport as we drove to Gaansbai. There are a number of companies who offer the experience but... More
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