Great White Shark-Cage Diving
One of the best White Shark sites in the world, provides visitors with the opportunity to view or dive with the mysterious and intriguing Great White shark.
White Shark Africa provides visitors with the opportunity to view or dive with the mysterious and intriguing Great White shark. Divers and non-divers alike are welcome. The ride to Seal Island takes approximately ten minutes, water temperature varies between 15˚C and 24 ˚C and visibility between 5 and 20 meters. Our boat, ‘Shark Warrior’ is a modern 11, 5 m long and 4 m wide motor-cat, custom built for shark-cage diving with a viewing platform and plenty of seating. This is without a doubt one of the best White Shark sites in the world. Mossel Bay is situated about 350 km from Cape Town along the famous Garden Route and has the most stable weather in the country.
Sightings of White sharks are not guaranteed and no refunds are applicable in this case. However, an alternative tour date can be set at a reduced rate. If you are prone to motion sickness please make sure you take a seasickness tablet the night before and again 2 hours prior to boarding the boat.
Required information and documents are diving insurance and a medical statement.
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Swimming costume/bathing suit, a towel, a warm/waterproof jacket as the seas can get cold, a dry set of clothes in case you get wet.
Our Boat, “Shark Warrior” is a modern 11.5m long and 4m wide motor custom built for shark cage diving. The boat has a large viewing platform on top, space on the main deck for seating and viewing and is equipped with toilet facilities in the main cabin. “Shark Warrior” is not exactly the QE II, however, it was designed with your comfort in mind.
Advance bookings are requested.
*Buffet Breakfast at launch site *Light lunch, snacks and refreshments on the boat
*Diving & Viewing *Wet suites & Dive equipment supplied and available in all sizes
*Afternoon tea on return to shore *Certificate of your White Shark Experience
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White Shark Africa, in Mossel Bay, was founded in 1995 and has operated with increasing success ever since. The company has a great passion and love for the sharks and supports shark research in the area at every opportunity.
White Shark Africa staff have a proud history in white shark research, conservation and education so you can be sure that our love for the sharks goes hand in hand with a respect and love for sharks and their precious environment.
Great White Sharks have always fascinated humans for a whole lot of different reasons. Including their imposing size, their graceful beauty and the way they are perfectly adapted to their environment. These predators have been patrolling our oceans since the beginning of time and although their powerful hunting behavior instills pure fear in our hearts, this adds to the fascination humans have with Great White Sharks.
If you are amongst the many who feel this way and would like to come just that little bit closer, to experience the Great White Shark in its natural environment above or underwater or perhaps just learn a bit more about them and us. You have come to the right place.
We would like to welcome you to be part of our Great White Shark family. We encourage you to interact with us, make a plan to come and see us and the sharks face to face, we won’t bite, promise!
Mossel Bay is a very rich area with its abundant sea life of diverse fish, seals, whales, penguins, other seabirds, dolphins, the occasional orca and, of course, a plentiful supply of Great White Sharks.
It has always been apparent to us that most, if not all of our clients suffer a total misconception of sharks, and in particular the GREAT WHITE SHARK. Most of our clients arrive with a 90% fear level and 10% respect and we thrive in changing this attitude. We are sure that after a day at sea with us you will find that old attitudes are reversed and you will leave us with 90% respect and 10% fear and perhaps understand that the sea is the domain of the GREAT WHITE and we have no right to harm this magnificent predator (or any other for that matter).
Our Boat, “Shark Warrior” is a modern 11.5m long and 4m wide motor cat custom built for a successful shark cage dive. The boat has a large viewing platform on top, space on the main deck for seating and viewing and is equipped with toilet facilities in the main cabin. “Shark Warrior” was designed with your comfort in mind.Our Diving and Viewing trips are wonderfully educational, enriching both mind and soul.
As the only White Shark operation along the Garden Route, we’re afforded the advantage of seals being our only competition for the shark’s attention.
Historically, we have an 84% annual average rate of successful shark viewing and diving.
For your safety, White Shark Africa operates according to strict government regulations and code of conduct controlled by MCM & SAMSA. Rest assured… You are in safe and experienced hands when you go shark diving or shark viewing from the top, with White Shark Africa.