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“Excellent trip, not as scary as you would think”
Review of White Shark Africa

White Shark Africa
Ranked #1 of 16 Tours in Mossel Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

I did the afternoon trip on 2nd February. We didn't go to the Seal Island, but instead we stopped about 150meters from the beach opposite from where the boat is docked. Within 10 mins we had spotted our first shark and overall we saw 4 great whites and 1 small hammer head.
You feel surprisingly safe when in the cage which is tied to the side of the boat. They draw the share closer to the cage by dragging the bait towards it. 3 times during my turn the shark was trashing against the side of the cage and we got an amazing view of these animals up close.
Crew were friendly and seemed to enjoy it as much as us. Only criticism I have is that 350rand for a DVD of the trip is ridicoulas and they would sell far more if they only charged 150. That said it was a once in a life time experience which I really enjoyed

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

This was such a great time and this company did a great job. They cannot guarantee that you will see sharks but if you don't they give a voucher to use for another time which is good for a year. The whole experience took almost 5 hours. Got there at 9am and there was a light breakfast available as you checked in and watched videos of other shark dives. Then we walked down to the dock and went to seal island - the smell was really bad from the seals. We didn't see sharks there and went about 30 minutes further and before we even anchored there was a white shark. We saw 3 that day and it was like no other experience! It wasn't scary, they are simply amazing, curious animals. The crew would toss fish heads in the water to attract the sharks closer to the cage, they swam right past me, I could have reached out and touched them - but I didn't. This was an incredible day and the crew was just as excited by the great whites as we were. Waters are rough so take motion sickness tablets. Don't miss out on this!

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