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Address: 5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)799 309 694
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage...

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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$127*
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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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The experience of diving with sharks was great! Even though the visibility wasn't too good, and the sea, very rough, the staff made everything they could to provide us a good... read more

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The experience of diving with sharks was great! Even though the visibility wasn't too good, and the sea, very rough, the staff made everything they could to provide us a good experience. It's really great to see the sharks so close to you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you for an amazing experience. Thatnk you to the amazing staff,who took care of us on this scarad and exciting adventure! Worth a visit!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A perfect organisation for a fantastic experience with sharks and whales. All the staff very professional and Kind

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great experience from start to finish. From a warm greeting at 5:30 in the morning to a reluctant goodbye after lunch. With breakfast and soupfor lunch, as well as snacks and drinks on board you will be well looked after. I found the deck crew to be highly professional and friendly, I think the dive master handled transitions between divers... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The trip was well-organized, lunch before the trip and some soup after the trip were served. The professional team helped you whenever you needed help or information throughout the trip. The time in the cage was sufficient and they always told you when to dive down and where to look for the shark which was very helpful. The cage dive... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were disappointed as the trip was overall very badly organised. The boat was almost full and the people on board were NOT put in different groups so when we got on the boat everyone started fighting to go to the cage first and it was total chaos!! Some people were allowed to stay longer than others and others were... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

5 stars for the sharks but only 3 for the whales. Nothing to say about the sharks tour except that it is exceptional to see white sharks in these conditions. The team is very kind and we had a lot of fun and excitement. There is no other way to see and try to understand these animals. So who cares... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After an excellent breakfast, 10-minute video, short boat ride, and wardrobe change into the wet suit, you make your way into the shark-cage. What a thrill to view so many great whites up close! The sharks were amazing and majestic, but somehow not terrifying. Not that I was tempted to stick my hands or butt outside the cage... The staff... More 

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Hey there zenhauser Thank you so much for the amazing comments. We are very happy to know you had fun with Marine Dynamics. We are looking forward to your next visit. Cheers Team MD More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although the waters were cold, and a bit cloudy...and it took a while for the sharks to show up...once they did...WOW. What an incredible day. Marine Dynamics has a fantastic vessel, crew and program. To watch these huge predators jump from the water was indescribable. If you are looking for a memorable experience, look no further.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just loved it, very pro from the start. We staid at the Great White House which was really good and very convenient has the tour started and finished from there! We kept the room until we went back so could get changed on our way back... the trip was well organised and plenty of informations were given to us... More 

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