Gansbaai Shark-Diving Tour from Cape Town

Water Sports in Gansbaai

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See feared predators in a shark cage dive for the ultimate adrenaline rush or just enjoy the action from the deck, on an exclusive private day trip to Gansbaai. No previous diving experience is necessary and equipment plus instruction will be provided. Choose from a variety of other activities on the way back such as a walk along the cliffs of Hermanus, wine tasting in the Overberg and a visit to the penguin colony at Stoney Point. Avoid the crowds and explore at your own pace with a friendly, professional tour guide in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStart your tour with a friendly, professional tour guide who will pick you up from your Cape Town accommodation in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. We will contact you the evening before the tour to confirm all the necessary arrangements.Duration: 10 minutesLocation: Born in Africa Tours, Western CapeOnce you are on your way, you can relax and enjoy the scenic drive to Gansbaai which takes you up the majestic Sir Lowry’s Pass through the Elgin apple farms and then down the Houwhoek Pass to Hermanus. The trip to Gansbaai takes about 2.5 hours.Pass By: Sir Lowry's Pass, Western CapePayment for the cage diving is due on arrival in Gansbaai. This includes a continental breakfast, a comprehensive instruction session on how to cage dive safely, use of the diving equipment, a 3 hour boat trip plus snacks on the boat. You should be able to spot sharks and a host of other sea life from the submerged cage in their natural habitat (unfortunately no guarantees as you are dealing with nature!)Please take into account that there are times when the sea is too rough for the boat to go out. In this event, you can choose from various other options to replace the boat trip.Cost of the cage dive = R2200 per person (credit cards accepted).Duration: 4 hoursLocation: Marine Dynamics, Kleinbaai, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western CapeAfter the boat trip, choose one of three activities to enjoy on the way back to Cape Town. Walk the cliffs of Hermanus, wine taste in the Overberg or visit the penguin colony at Stoney Point. Whatever you pick, your guide will drive you back to your hotel/accommodation via the beautiful coastal route through Kleinmond, Betty’s Bay, Rooi Els and Gordons Bay.Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Hermanus Cliff Path, Hermanus, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Cost of shark cage diving (R2200 per person)
  • Entrance fees to additional activities
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Marine Dynamics
  • Entry/Admission - Hermanus Cliff Path


  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included