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Shark Cage Diving | Full Day Adventure Top seller

StartCape Town
EndCape Town
Duration: 1 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 3050.00AUD 239.22CAD 216.31EURO 147.41GBP 138.83USD 161.80

Spend a day out on the open waters of the Cape's Shark Alley near Dyer Island, which is teeming with Great White Sharks, Cape Fur Seals, African Penguins and a variety of sea birds along with seasonal whale sightings.  Photograph the awe-inspiring Great White Shark feeding at the surface, or climb into the cage and experience a close underwater encounter, capturing unforgettable scenes of these powerful predators. No experience is required and all equipment is supplied. Everyone is welcome for surface viewing as they are surface feeders and can also be observed closely from the boat. A light lunch, cool drinks, fruit & other snacks will be provided.

Countries visitingSouth Africa


  • Great White Shark viewing
  • Cage diving
  • Cape Fur Seals and African Penguins
  • Seasonal Whale sightings
  • Exciting adventure

Below is the basic day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window,

Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.

  • 05H00 - 09h00: Depart Cape Town on Comfortable transfer to Gansbaai (exact time confirmed day before departure)
  • Light breakfast, coffee and tea on arrival
  • Educational presentation and safety briefing
  • 20 – 30 minute boat ride to Dyer Island where we will anchor to conduct the viewing and diving
  • Diving equipment, wetsuits and all equipment included in price
  • Spectacular surface viewing for non-divers
  • Cold drinks, snacks on-board the boat
  • 3 – 4 hours on boat
  • Light lunch upon return to harbour
  • Road transfer back to Cape Town – Drop at hotel 3pm to 6pm


Common questions

Do I need diving experience? No, the only requirement is being able to swim, our Dive Master will instruct and guide you on the rest.

Where do we get pick up from? Any hotel or Address in the Cape Town central area, please check with your agent if you are not sure.

What Happens if the tour gets cancelled because of bad weather? Diving is very weather dependent, if we have to cancel the dive the day before we will try to re-schedule you on another day or if not possible refund you less 10% administrative charges.

What Happens if we go out and do not see Sharks? If we go out and do not see sharks we will give you a voucher for the boat trip to go again another time. You would just have to pay for your transfers. Vouchers are not transferable.

Pro Tip - Always book shark diving for an earlier date in your holiday program so that you have spare days to re-schedule in case the weather does not agree.

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Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 3050.00AUD 239.22CAD 216.31EURO 147.41GBP 138.83USD 161.80

2024 Tour Price - Per person

ZAR 3,950 per person - Includes return transfers - Pick up and drop off in Cape Town. We pick up from most hotels and addresses in the Cape Town city area. 

ZAR 3,050 per person - Excluding transfers

*Kindly note there is a compulsory ZAR 100 conservation fee per person that will go towards the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. 
Guests are welcome to visit our African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary at no extra charge.

  • Early morning pick up from hotel, backpack or guesthouse
  • Transfers to and from Gansbaai
  • Meals and snacks
  • All diving equipment included
  • All safety equipment on the boat
  • No diving experience required
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Please bring a towel, sunglasses, hat and something warm for after
  • We do suggest clients who are prone to sea sickness to bring motion sickness tablets
  • A DVD of your experience is available for purchase after
  • Souvenirs & tips



This tour has daily departures

This tour has a duration of: 1 Days

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