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Address: Quayside Buidling | Shop no 3, Main Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
Phone Number: +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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Cage diving

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
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Concepcion, Chile
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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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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Kind of madness to go into the water while big (hungry?) sharks are all around. Shielded by a strong cache it is a wonderful experience to see these predators at arms length. The trip by Apex is very well organized. The crew gives expert information and knows where to find the sharks. With a maximum of 12 guests on board... More 

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

There is a little madness in all of us at sometime or the other and what better way to use this madness than eyeballing great white sharks from the safety of a cage. Thank you very much for the review. More 

Minehead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Chris, Monique and the crew and support staff of Apex Shark Expeditions have just enabled us to experience one of the most emotional, exciting and fascinating natural wildlife encounters ever. The 10 day Natural Predation Expedition is not for the faint hearted or bucket-list tourist but is a trip made in heaven for those whose passion for nature- in all... More 

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Belrose
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

How professional is this company?Extremely. Based in Simon's Town just 45 mins drive from Cape Town it is the ultimate experience to go face to face with great white sharks in their natural element.The crew will make you feel safe and attract the sharks with their knowledge of of these magnificent animals. We felt very safe and excited to see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This is my 5th year to book with Apex and had an amazing time, as usual. Chris and Monique are such fantastic hosts and the crew is the best!! They are all very friendly, knowledgable, and helpful. And of course Renee and Bernie in the office are just my all time favorite ladies!!!! If you are planning a trip to... More 

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

It was a pleasure hosting you again. Book soon for next year. Thanks for the review. More 

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