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White Shark Diving Company

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9 Kus Drive | Van Dyks Bay, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Awesome experience

Went with White Shark Diving Company on Feb 26 early morning and had the privilege to see a great... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
POUILLE E
Wow! This was an amazing experience with an amazing company.

My experience of the White Shark Diving Company was outstanding!! The staff were Friendly, fun... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
Caroline D
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White Shark Diving Co specializes in exclusive GREAT WHITE SHARK adventure tours in Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa. Rated #1 by industry peers, we strive to deliver excellence by being the only Shark Cage Diving Company to offer exclusive & private tours with limited seating capacity for extra comfort, safety and dive time! We are the exclusive carrier of all International Celebrities, VIPs and Sporting Teams. White Shark Diving Company have been advocates for the protection of the Great White Shark species; by pioneering sustainable methods of practice, founding and funding scientific research initiatives and being a key player in the development and implementation of The Great White Shark Protection Foundation of South Africa.
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9 Kus Drive | Van Dyks Bay, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Went with White Shark Diving Company on Feb 26 early morning and had the privilege to see a great white upclose. Great friendly staff, very knowledgeable and eager to make the best of our experience. Strongly recommendend this company especially if as French you have...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you so much for your awesome review. It was such a pleasure having you on board and we're glad you had the opportunity of meeting the magnificent Great White Sharks in their natural habitat. We always strive towards our guests having an unforgettable experience...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

My experience of the White Shark Diving Company was outstanding!! The staff were Friendly, fun, helpful, professional and kind (this might be an odd thing to put in a review, but being a slightly bigger lady who is not very agile, I found the staff...More

Thank Caroline D
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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. Thank you for your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. It was a huge pleasure having you on board and we are very glad...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

I first used White Shark Diving Company 6 years ago and saw many Great Whites. It was fantastic and rated highly on my bucket list. I was fortunate enough to be able to take my son and daughter, and my partner, out on the same...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

We'd like to thank you for taking the time to post this excellent review of your fantastic experience with us. It was a great pleasure having you all on board. We do apologize if shark action was such that you did not get a second...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We drove up from Cape Town as part of our holiday from Australia. Although we didn't see a Great White shark, we certainly enjoyed viewing an active group of Bronze Whaler sharks from very close up. Still impressive creatures! The staff and crew were very...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. Thank you for your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. It was a huge pleasure having you on board and we are very glad...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2018

We've done quite a bit or research on trip advisor before choosing White Shark Diving Company as we're not just going to put our lives in anyone's hands when going out to sea. They looked by far the most competent and not too dear on...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a great review. We appreciate your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. It was a huge pleasure having you on board. We're also glad that you're...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Went on the first trip of day (22 on one boat)- vis was half a meter (this was known by staff before offset - should have been canceled) No great whites seen for extended time in area We saw a bronze whaler given I’m a...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post this review. The visibility during our summer months ranges between 1 - 2.5 m and we cannot unfortunately cancel a trip due to only poor visibility. The sharks are surface feeders and when visibility is not too...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Would have been useful to know that it was unlikely for us to experience Great Whites as they had been eaten by Orkas. I wouldn’t have booked the trip. We were only told this when we got to Gansbaai. Did see a Copper shark though.More

1  Thank blackbird1966
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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. We appreciate your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. It was a huge pleasure having you on board and although we understand your disappointment for...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

What a waste of money. I was so disappointed. I realize my expectations were way too high but without regular great white sightings since October, it really takes the umpf out of the experience and makes the name of the trip questionable. Visibility zero!More

Thank Sebastian L
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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this review. Dealing with wildlife can be quite challenging. Although our crew work tirelessly to attract the Great White sharks to the boat and cage, they do remain wild animals which we'll always treat with...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Everything was spot on. Great communication before the trip for booking/pick up etc., great driver, lovely staff, nice breakfast on arrival (toast, jam, scrambled egg, juice...), informative, nice boat, plenty time in the cage, good video of our day for a reasonable extra price. Nothing...More

Thank Rachel R
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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. Thank you for your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. It was a huge pleasure having you on board and we are very glad...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Prior to leaving to South Africa I did a lot of research on the White Shark Diving companies in the area as I wanted to do the Shark Diving, but my wife just wanted to spectate and I really wanted to my 4 year old...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. Thank you for your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. It was a huge pleasure having you on board and we are very glad...More

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apimente
April 27, 2018|
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Response from WhiteSharkDivingCo | Property representative |
Hi there Thank you so much for your inquiry. Please be so kind as to contact our Bookings desk. Their details are on our tripadvisor page. We cannot unfortunately include the e mail address in our reply. They will be able... More
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Clarissa Tiffan... P
April 19, 2018|
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Response from WhiteSharkDivingCo | Property representative |
Hi there Thank you so much for your inquiry. Although Great White sharks are seen throughout the year by our clients during the majority of our trips, the best time for shark cage diving is from May/June till September... More
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Miller T
January 30, 2018|
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Response from WhiteSharkDivingCo | Property representative |
Hi there Thank you so much for your valued enquiry. We do have availability for 2 people to join us for an adventure on 23 - 25 February 2018. Trip dates and times We operate seven days a week, weather dependent, with... More
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