Day Tours in Cape Town

Shark Cage Diving Full Day Tour

Join the Shark Cage Diving Tour and enjoy an exhilarating up-close and personal experience with nature's most amazing predator, the Great White Shark. Gansbaai's Shark Alley is it's the hunting ground.

Spend the day with the Great Whites that inhabit the waters of Gansbaai, a peaceful fishing village on South Africa's coastline. With an early departure, we ensure that we have as much time as possible with the sharks. Breakfast is provided on arrival, along with a security briefing.

We make our way to the world-famous shark alley. You will have a good chance of spotting seals, various birdlife and Southern Right Whales (July-Nov). Full scuba gear is provided for you to share the waters with this awesome creature in the safety of a cage.

Upon return from Kleinbaai harbour near Gansbaai, you will get the chance to watch the day's actions by DVD while having lunch. Certificates are provided on request.

This tour includes collection and returns from your hotel in Cape Town City.

Highlights of the Shark Cage Diving Tour:

  • South African Museum & the Company Gardens
  • Parliament buildings
  • City Hall & Castle of Good Hope
  • Malay Quarter/ Bo-Kaap
  • Green Market Square
  • Signal Hill
  • Camps Bay & Clifton
  • Short Diamond factory tour (optional)
  • Orange Wi-Fi on board

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Minibus or Quantum

Tour Schedule
Depart: 04:30
Return: 18:00

If you are looking for a unique of getting up-close and personal with one of nature's most awesome predators then look no further. The Shark Cage Diving Tour offers you the opportunity to spend a day with the Great White Sharks that inhabit the waters of the South African coastline. You will get the chance to dive in the world's most famous Great White shark hunting ground: Gansbaai's Shark Alley, at a only 2.5-hour drive from Cape Town.

Early departure from your hotel
An early departure is necessary to be able to spend as much time as possible in the presence of the Great White. Breakfast will be provided on arrival in Gansbaai, so no need to worry about missing your hotel's morning treats. After a full security briefing, you will make your way to the boat waiting to take you out to the world-famous Shark Alley, off the coast of Gansbaai.
(2h 30min)

Shark Alley
Upon anchoring at Shark Alley you will get the chance to observe all of its inhabitants, from its seals and various birdlife to Southern Right Whales visiting its waters in season (July to November), and of course the Great White shark. A wetsuit and a diving mask will be provided for you to share the waters with the awesome creations from the safety of a cage which is attached to the boat and floats right next to it. The time you spend into the cage is between 10 and 30 minutes as it depends on the weather and the number of spotted sharks. No diving experience is required.

Upon completion of your cage dive and arrival back at Gansbaai harbour, you will get the chance to watch the day's actions on DVD while devouring a well-deserved lunch. On request, a certificate will be provided to you to share with your friends and family this incredible day.

You will then be driven back to Cape Town

Shark Cage Diving Tour

Rates in SA Rand 2021 Rates
Full-Day Tour R 2,730 pp

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  • Transport in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • Continental breakfast on arrival
  • Equipment on boat
  • Snacks on boat
  • Lunch and soft drinks


  • DVD of the day


  • Tour departure and arrival are approximate
  • German, French, Spanish, as well as other foreign language guides, are available on request
  • All our vehicles are insured substantially for passenger liability
  • All tours are subject to a minimum number of passengers
  • Luggage and personal possessions are carried at your own risk
Prices are from and subject to change due to increases by operator, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

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