Through the ages, the great white shark has stirred up emotions of fear and fascination. Join this expedition into the noble savages world. You could get close and personal in the cage or enjoy the experience from the deck of the boat operating from Gansbaai Harbour.
Your heart begins to beat faster, you start to feel tense. That's right, the time is drawing closer for your first shark encounter! On your expedition into this noble beast's world, you will experience the grace and magnificence of one of nature's most fearsome predators.
On this day that you'll never forget, get picked up early from your hotel and travel to Gansbaai. Enjoy a simple breakfast with an overview of the day ahead as well as a safety briefing. Then sail to the famous Shark Alley, so named by Portuguese seafarers in the 15th-century because of its incredible high population of Great Whites. Here, the captain will drop anchor, because it's time to begin your cage dive! If you're not feeling adventurous enough to get into the cage, don't worry, you can also experience the amazement from the deck of the boat.
After approximately 2 - 3 hours at sea, return to Gansbaai Harbor. On your journey, catch glimpses of some of the extraordinary life around these waters including various bird-life, seals, sharks, and possibly even a whale or 2! Once you return to Gansbaai, enjoy a relaxing lunch and watch the DVD of your travels. Here you will receive your dive certificates for being an cage diver, then return to Cape Town around 5pm.