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Marine Dynamics

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Marine Dynamics Shark Tours is the ONLY shark cage diving company in South Africa that is truly making a difference through research, conservation and education, and protecting the animals and environment on which it relies for a living. Every trip...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arose in Cape Town at 5:00 a.m. and set out for Gansbaai which is located about two hours southeast of Cape Town along the coast. Gansbaai is a small fishing town that is most popularly known for its proximity to the most famous region...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was careful when choosing a tour company for my cage dive with great white sharks because I wanted one that focused on education and conservation, and Marine Dynamics fit the bill! They not only delivered an amazing experience (with 3 great whites and 1...More

Thank scenicsuitcase
Reviewed 3 days ago

This trip was organised from Cape town and we were picked up punctually from our hotel by a friendly and knowledgeable driver A small group of us were driven through memorable scenery to Kleinsbaai via Hermanus bay where we saw whales close to the shore....More

Thank H4772NMrogerh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were due to be picked up from our accommodation in Hermanus at 6.15am however the driver was approx 30 mins late but extremely apologetic when he arrived so it didn’t bother us! I thought the trip was extremely well organised and very informative. Unfortunately...More

Thank m_abh0
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, I am not writing this to complain about Marine Dynamics and not reviewing them as bad, I am rating this average for shark experience. Marine Dynamics do a fantastic job on trying to give you a shark experience. And we did see...More

1  Thank HaniRob
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went hoping to see great whites as we all do, unfortunately we didn't see them on our occasion, which is a risk we were willing to take at the time. We were told the great whites were attacked in the area the boat visits...More

Thank TB-LWandCG
MarineDynamics, Public Relations Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments. We have a fantastic whale watching / eco marine experience offered by our sister company Dyer Island Cruises which will suit nature lovers. Our shark trip is focused on the shark experience whereas the marine trip explores the bay further....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Marine Dynamics are both friendly and very knowledgeable, our tour guide Ralph really did his best to ensure the comfort of all the people on the boat and ensured that if there were any questions regarding the sharks that he answered them....More

Thank ArthurSteenkamp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked with Marine Dynamics because they had good reviews. I got picked up on time at 4:10am on 31 October 2018 from being told the day before and was driven down to the location a couple of hours away from Cape Town where we...More

Thank Debasish L
MarineDynamics, Public Relations Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us and supporting our conservation work. We do appreciate your thoughts and some of the positives of your experience. We have addressed some of the points you raised here. This shift in white shark behaviour has certainly rattled our cage too (pardon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the worst travel experience I’ve ever had. We had limited time in South Africa and per the great reviews, thought we’d devote a day to Marine Dynamics shark tours. It was utterly disappointing. Let me make it clear that our disappointment had nothing...More

Thank blbn9999
MarineDynamics, Public Relations Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for the feedback. Whilst we are not sure of the date so we can check conditions and further guest feedback, please know that your safety is always paramount. We do try and prewarn everybody of the weather and sea conditions when confirming...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The check-in process is a little confusing, but once that was sorted things went smoothly. Lunch is served, the guide gives an intro, then you head to the boat. It's a short ride out to the cage, and then you're into your wetsuit. We were...More

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Ian B
September 2, 2018|
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Response from dancG3440MC | Reviewed this property |
You don’t really need 3 days. One good dove is all you need. And if you missed the great white, it’s pretty tiring and cold to do it again.
Danielle L
July 13, 2018|
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Response from MONSTER-REVIEWS | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not been logged on Travel is about 2.5 hours
Kiah B
April 15, 2018|
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Response from Simon E | Reviewed this property |
We took the boat from Hout Bay. Plenty of seals. It only takes an hour to complete. Good idea to see the township nearby to get an idea of the local living standard while you’re there.