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Marine Dynamics

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5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks from Cape Town
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Private Tour: Cage Dive with Great White Sharks from Cape Town
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Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage diving operator - dispelling the myths about sharks one client at a time. Not only can you expect a 5-star service start to finish, Marine Dynamics shark tours contributes directly to local white shark research by being the primary sponsor to the accredited non-profit, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. Marine Dynamics is the preferred operator for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, the BBC, South African Tourism and many more internationally recognized organizations. As you will see from our reviews, our staff are not only the most knowledgeable in the business but equally the most passionate about great white sharks and providing you an excellent experience you will never forget. Marine Dynamics operates out of The Great White House in Gansbaai, South Africa, where you will be treated to our 5-star hospitality underneath South Africa's only privately owned Southern right whale skeleton! Our custom-built vessel, Slashfin, was launched in 2010 and comes with all the modern amenities expected in a top quality vessel. Marine Dynamics guarantees a marine biologist, a videographer, and best value for money on every trip.
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5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The first trip we were booked on was cancelled due to poor weather. They managed to get us on another boat a few days later. The service and front desk administration is excellent. Thanks guys. The crew of the boat were also very good. They...More

Thank LinSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Cape in winter/spring for the first time we pre-booked a whale-watching tour with Marine Dynamics (Dyer Island Cruises). I think the pre-booking is necessary because even though we were a couple of months in advance, one of the two daily excursions was already...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really looking forward to see some white Sharks but at the end I was a little bit dissapointed. All together the activity took us more than 5 hours and we saw three Sharks (one great white) for a couple of seconds... the boat...More

Thank traveller20152016589
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel a bit bad leaving a negative review here as I don't think our poor experience was necessarily Marine Dynamics' fault. The real issue here is that apparently white sharks have essentially left Gansbaai entirely. Gansbaai advertises itself as the "Great White Shark Capital...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience, they give you everything you need to be comfortable and have a fun, safe time. I went near the end of the season and close to the beach. We had been told that there had been no sitings for the morning trips but...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of mine told me about doing this adventure and said I had to do it. It is so cool. I am seriously afraid of Jaws being scarred as a child watching the movie. This is a well planned tour and the crew makes...More

Thank Camela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were really excited to see white sharks. Our tour was booked online prior to our trip, which includes video when you book online (downloadable link to video/photos). Since we were staying in Cape Town, we opted for the transportation, which was worth it. It's...More

Thank RoxLev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to go on two fantastic trips with Marine Dynamics during my last trip to South Africa. The first trip was on the 1st of July 2017 with Alison and Toby, and the second trip was on the 30th of September with...More

Thank hedwards87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so I’ve had this on my bucket list for a LONG time! I’m firmly in the camp of loving sharks and have zero problem with being in the water with them. To be honest, if they’d have asked who was up for a scuba...More

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June 20, 2017|
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Response from MarineDynamics | Property representative |
Hey there NJskubaDiva Thank you for your question. We do have showers available at our facility at R50 per person.
April 6, 2017|
Response from DandL1590 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. When calling a foreign country it is up to the caller to determine what the "exit code" is for the country they are calling. Many countries have different formats for their phone numbers and they cannot be... More
April 6, 2017|
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Response from mark_hodgson | Reviewed this property |
You can do the shark experience in one day, but it is a long day. If you ask for a pick up from Cape Town this is all possible but it is a 2.5 hour drive to Gansbaai where Marine Dynamics are based. I was picked up at 8.30am... More