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“Great value for a bucket list item!”

White Shark Ventures
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Kleinbaai
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Owner description: White Shark Ventures invites you cage diving in the aptly named "Shark Alley", near the fishing village of Gansbaai, South Africa. Due to various geographical reasons, water temperatures and easy access to food, this area has earned worldwide recognition as the single most successful area to view the great white shark in a short period of time. In successful operation for more than 25 years, White Shark Ventures were the founders of shark cage diving in Gansbaai. Our tours are not only highly educational, as we also participate in documenting valuable research information on great white sharks, made available to Government Researchers and various Marine Biologists world-wide. Our directors and employees are passionate about conservation and rehabilitation of all wildlife species. Our company were the founders of the Great White Shark Protection Foundation, a body dedicated to the protection and preservation of great white sharks globally. Join us for the ultimate experience…
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Great value! Extremely fair price for the quality of the day. Pick up and drop off, light brekky/snacks and a good size lunch afterwards. Since there was time I was able to go into the cage twice bonus! Even when you're not in the cage you see a lot!!

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Any good reviews are most likely a result of white shark sightings.

We did not see any white sharks at all. We took a chance and were unlucky.

This is the nature of the excursion as nothing is guaranteed other than your transfer, meals, and boat ride. Voucher was offered after the trip.

Our Dive Master/Guide took us to a whale watching stop afterwards and did not rush anyone which was nice.

I would have been ok with everything had it not been for the transfer. The transfer ride from Cape Town was just brutal. 6+ hours round trip packed in like sardines. Think Spirit Airlines or Ryan Air but worse. Shoulder to shoulder, no leg room. Van can hold 22 passengers and we were 22 people. Bring your neck pillow. Seriously.

Hopefully you will have better luck than us but if not, your ride back to the city will be miserable.

Didn't see any great whites and am okay with not repeating.

Thank chud1979
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white-shark-diving, Manager at White Shark Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Hi Chud

Thanks for your review. All guests are aware that it is a long drive to and from the diving site. It is for this reason that we guarantee the latest and most luxurious busses available in the shark diving industry. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that the bus will not be filled to capacity, which was the case on the day you came out. Thanks either way for your review.

Kind regards

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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Originally signed up for the hunting and breach tour but this one was cancelled due to the season. But I had a great time with white shark ventures, made two cage dives and saw 5 great whites. Enough time to interact and see the shark in real and take pics. Got a little sea sick but this trip was worth it. Staff is also knowledgable. Also thanks to shark explorers for arranging everything last minute!

Thank Christopher_U89
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

AMAZING experience. Well-run, safe, professional. Saw the most amazing sights of my life and put a big checkmark on my bucket list. Saw three great whites that the guides kept interested for the couple hours that we were there.
The food was just ok, but the video that we left with was TO DIE FOR.
Adventure of a lifetime.

Thank psmires
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing trip! Thanks to the whole crew from the booking to the guys cleaning up after us. Everything was organised great, we were well informed about safety and weather conditions and the chance of a no show on the sharks part but 5 showed up so amazing!!! Had a fear for sharks but thanjs to you guys I niw have a great respect. Bringing the rest of my family for this wild ride, gotto love Africa!

Thank 345christellek
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