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Apex Shark Expeditions

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Address: Quayside Buidling | Shop no 3, Main Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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+27 79 051 8558
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Join Chris & Monique Fallows of Discovery Channel's Air Jaws series on...

Join Chris & Monique Fallows of Discovery Channel's Air Jaws series on your own AIR JAWS shark tour. Experience a morning or afternoon trip to see the Great White Sharks of Seal Island breaching and hunting.Get up close and personal, view the sharks in their own watery environment from the safety of a cage - all this in one trip!

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Such a great day

Well organized!!! False bay was out of season so went to gansbaai . The infamous shark alley. So many sharks. Only draw back was it was overcast so visibility under water was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked with Apex @ Gansbaai as a group of 8 more than a month in advance and specifically requested a time slot from 10am or later, which was agreed and promised by Apex. Yet, the day before the booked date we were informed that our time slot would be from 6am. I could not organise myself to arrive to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well organized!!! False bay was out of season so went to gansbaai . The infamous shark alley. So many sharks. Only draw back was it was overcast so visibility under water was hindered a bit. Knowledge boat crew and nice breakfast and snacks on the boat ( typical boat food - chips sandwiches pop water) lunch was great. That Mac... More 

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Thank nbkvtnh
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having a short time in Cape Town we booked with Apex for the shark and seal dive as they came with good reviews on trip advisor. I requested information about the dives and was sent info straight away with details of the dives and boat. After locking in the trip we where sent new info for the shark dive on... More 

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Thank Dale C
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. The shark dive information on our site and what was communicated via email states "Unfortunately January is out of season for the Great White sharks in False Bay, therefore I recommend we book the trip for you with our preferred operators in Gansbaai" Further to this, the shark operator has a 4 star ranking on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

I had a very unique experience with them as I requested for a 1-day trip (I was in CPT for business and only had 2 days free). I have always liked the ocean but this day made me fall head over heels in love with the Big Blue. 11 hours out at sea in a 28ft boat is not for... More 

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Concepcion, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Everything worked just great! THe pick up, the driving and then at the cage we saw 8 sharks and 1 giant stingray, it was amazing! the food and drinks they provided were also great! Great place to book the diving!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

South Africa is beautiful, but what was most beautiful dive with sharks. This is an excellent company. They picked us up at the hotel, very punctual, we were served a full breakfast. We were given a briefing on these magnificent animals. The boat very safe, as well as the cage. All very professional. When I return to this beautiful country... More 

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Thank Sandra M
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We appreciate it and look forward to hosting you when you return. At we enter the South African summer (October - January), the great white sharks can only be observed and cage dived with in Gansbaai and Mossel Bay. These areas have good sightings of sharks and you won't be disappointed. Email us today to... More 

Loveland, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

We booked a full day with Apex - morning shark and afternoon peninsula tour. The week before, our shark trip was rebooked to Gansbaai for a better chance of sharks - we saw 6! We did a morning peninsula tour the next day with Francis - an incredible value for our money as we got lucky and got a private... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The team at Apex went above and beyond when they helped us with our recent trip to South Africa - we booked our transfers, accomodation and shark diving through them and it was effortless. Sightings of the sharks in the area were low so they changed our booking with no charge to another area where we saw SO MUCH ACTIVITY!!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

this is what i sent to the Apex team after our recent trip: we recently went on 2 morning shark expeditions with your team out of Simon's Town and i just had to write this note to let you know how much we enjoyed those experiences. cage diving with great white sharks has been on my sister Sumi's bucket list... More 

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UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this review

What a great effort on behalf of all of you. Thank you so much for the review. Appreciate you taking the time. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I fulfilled my dream of diving with great white sharks with Apex.The knowledge that was shared by all the staff on the boat and in the shop and their friendliness was very welcoming, The compassion and respect shown to these beautiful animals is very humbling to witness and I feel very privileged to have had this opportunity with apex. We... More 

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