Book a shark cage dive in Gansbaai (Western Cape, South Africa)
- Come face to face with Great White Sharks, one of the world’s greatest predators
- An on-board marine biologist will educate you about the Great Whites
- Safe for children and elders
- Before your trip, you will receive breakfast or lunch and register your wetsuit size
- Guests receive a pre-trip safety briefing about what to expect during the trip and a biological background on Great White Sharks
- Anchor for 2 hours depending on shark activity, conditions, as well as number of divers
This shark cage dive tour takes places in Gansbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa. Gansbaai is known as the hottest spot in the world for shark viewings. Every trip is an adrenaline rush as well as an exciting crash-course in marine biology. You will also be provided with secure parking, a restaurant, coffee shop, gift shop, conference and education centre, relaxing garden, luxury bathrooms, free internet access and free digital camera download facilities available for guests. Your trip will be recorded by a professional wildlife videographer. All safety regulations set forward by SAMSA (the South African Maritime Safety Authority) and DEAT (the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism) are strictly implemented.
Duration: Open ended
When: 7 days a week year round, subject to availability and weather conditions. Only closed on Christmas day and New Year. Time slots are not confirmed times. Please ensure that you make the whole day available as we can only confirm times the day before, and is not negotiable.
Where: Gansbaai (Western Cape)
Weather: The service is weather dependent. Contact must be made 24 hours before the time of the excursion to be informed about the local weather and sea conditions.
What to wear: Bathing costume, warm clothing (it is cold on the water when the wind blows), tackies / sneakers, wind breaker.
Things to bring: Camera, sunblock, sunglasses, bathing costume, anti-nausea medication (should seasickness be a concern- recommend that it is taken the night before and two hours prior to the trip).
Minimum age: 0 years
Minimum height: 0.0 m
Maximum height: 0.0 m
Fitness level: No fitness requirement
Inclusions: Chauffeur driven RETURN trip from Cape Town, A Shark Cage Dive / Viewing guided by a marine biologist, Road Transfer from selected locations, a light meal (breakfast or lunch depending on time of trip), refreshments on board and soup and bread on return is included. Equipment such as wet suits, booties, masks, towel are provided. Life jackets and waterproof jacket is alo supplied.
Exclusions: A video link of your experience is not included in the price but can be purchased in addition to the dive / viewing excursion. This is uploaded 24-48 hours after trip and once downloaded can be used across social platforms and saved for your memories.