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Cape Town Shark Diving

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Address: 10 Villa Anadia, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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+27 76 368 2378
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Climb into a impenetrable floating cage and feel the adrenaline pump...

Climb into a impenetrable floating cage and feel the adrenaline pump through your veins as a shark swims towards you, opens its mouth and bares its big sharp teeth. The three main regions in South Africa that offer shark diving are Simon's Town near Cape Town, Gansbaai and Mossel Bay. Our shark diving trips operate in all three regions. Most people have a 90% fear level and 10% respect level. Yet, why not try changing those misconceptions and learn the truth about sharks in the best possible way. After diving with us, people that initially had put this experience off for a long time, came away saying that this was the best experience of their lives.

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Amazing once in a life time experience

Loved loved loved shark cage diving. Started out with lovely little pre dive snacks, were given our equipment, had a nice boat ride out to the sharks, saw lots of seals, and then... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 15, 2016
Susan H

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Loved loved loved shark cage diving. Started out with lovely little pre dive snacks, were given our equipment, had a nice boat ride out to the sharks, saw lots of seals, and then dove twice to see the sharks. Make sure you take your motion sickness tablets as many people were quite ill and could not dive. We saw 9... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is probably the closest you can ever get with a great white shark and still have all your bodily parts intact. The shark dive team was very helpful. They were there to assist you in every way to ensure your safety and to make sure you can see a shark. If you are prone to motion sickness, make sure... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

An experience which one must have when one is in Cape. Would suggest that you take the first trip that leaves in the morning to have a really good experience. Boats are small and hence sway excessively. Those prone to sea sickness take care to see that you have taken your medicines. Very exiting and a great experience to come... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

The Shark Cage Diving was well Worth The Time Drive and Money.Still get goose Bumps every time I think of the Cage Dive.The Great Whites are Incredible to see up Close.Would do this again great Experience from Both the Boat or in the Water.Not for the Faint at Heart.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

The day started picking up from the hotel by 06:30 am. We reach the place at 8 am. After breakfast our encounter tour started. It was amazing experience. watching white sharks inside the cold water...!! An unforgettable experience...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

Shark diving was amazing! The water was only 10C but we had a constant flow of sharks to our boat for 4 hours solid.... I was 1st in and was in the water for a good 45 min's I decided not to go in again as I had an amazing view from where i was sat on the boat! Really... More 

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