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Shark Cage Diving Cape Town

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Key Highlights
  • Go shark cage diving and come face-to-face with these magnificent predators
  • An experience of a lifetime - for extreme wildlife encounters this is hard to beat!
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Approx. 11 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0600h (06:00am)
    Duration: Approx. 11 hours

    Meeting Point

    Pick-up is from selected hotels in central Cape Town.
    (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details. If your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point. Kindly reconfirm pick up upon arrival in Cape Town with your local activity operator)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview If you’re looking to add some excitement to your South African excursion, take this Great White Shark Cage Diving tour for a spine-tingling encounter with the predatory mammal. Take a boat ride to Dyer Island which promises an encounter with a school of Great White Sharks in the depths of the ocean. The close proximity of the giant predator as it inspects your cage will send a surge of adrenalin through your body.

    If you rather prefer not dive, then gaze at the sharks from above as these mighty creatures break the surface of the water. In addition, you will also see Jackass Penguins, Oystercatchers and seals.


    Early in the morning, you will be picked up in an air-conditioned coach from your hotel in central Cape Town and taken to Gansbaai that lies in Walker Bay at the foot of the Dynefontein Mountains. There will be commentary in English in the coach. Southern Right Whales and Great White Sharks frequent the Atlantic waters of the Danger Point Peninsula and are a major draw card for the town.

    At Gansbaai, enjoy a light breakfast and then proceed to Dyer Island (by boat), a breeding ground of Jackass Penguins, Cape Cormorants and Gannets. Experience Great White Shark Cage Diving at the island. The activity is absolutely safe and you do not need any diving experience at all. Before you start, you will receive a short course on safety and the use of equipment. A master diver will assist you into the opening at the top of the cage, which will be lowered in the water. It is a great chance to come face-to-face with this magnificent predator in its natural feeding ground. After the activity, stop for lunch at a local restaurant (cost not included).

    You will be dropped back to your hotel in central Cape Town.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hotel pick up and drop off in air-conditioned coach
    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    • Commentary in English
    • Boat ride
    • Cage diving and equipment
    • Light Breakfast
    • lunch
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    Minimum 2 guests required.

    Weather & sea conditions permitting

    Additional info

    The activity depends on the weather and sea conditions.

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Great White Shark cage diving is strictly regulated by the authorities and is conducted in an ethical way in accordance with international standards.

  • reviews
    • Amazing experience

      The entire experience was adventurous. We were provided with detailed safety briefings before commencements of the diving tour. The crew was extremely helpful and kept us engaged...

      Vyoma Choubey, India, 27/Jan/2014
    • The best way to spend a day in the Cape!

      FAntastic trip...I was so impressed with the convenience of using isango to book my trip, it was great! They even emailed me a couple of days before to make sure I knew my...

      Mrs C A Donovan, United Kingdom, 03/Feb/2009

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