Water activity

Cape Town: Shark Cage Dive

Activity provider: Apex Shark Expeditions

Cape Town: Shark Cage Dive

Activity provider: Apex Shark Expeditions

From US$ 171.10 per person

Set off on a half-day shark tour to either Seal Island or Cape Point, each with different opportunities and visibility. Keep your eyes peeled for shark species including seven-gill cow sharks, mako sharks, blue sharks, and great white sharks.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Afrikaans
Small group
Limited to 12 participants


  • Get up close with the ocean’s apex predator on this signature Cape Town experience
  • Look for blue sharks, mako sharks, seven gill sharks, and, of course, the notorious great white shark at Seal Island or Cape Point
  • Enjoy a safe experience with first-aid trained staff on a purpose-built boat
Full description
This half-day tour, just outside Cape Town, allows you to see a variety of shark species throughout the year according to the seasons, weather, water temperature, and other factors. Venture to Seal Island or Cape Point to see seven-gill cow sharks, mako sharks, blue sharks, and great white sharks. The location for the day will be determined by the best shark activity and sea conditions and will be confirmed with you the day before your trip. A small group of guests onboard allows for better viewing opportunities and a longer cage dive. The cage accommodates four guests comfortably and is fixed to the boat just above the surface of the water.
  • Dive gear including mask, snorkel, weight belt, and wet-suit (5 mm)
  • Light breakfast, coffee/tea, light meal aboard, snacks and refreshments
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Cape Town (if option selected)
  • Educational booklet
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet at shop 4 and 5 inside boardwalk center.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • This tour is weather dependent and will only be confirmed the day before your booking
  • Exact meeting/pickup times will be confirmed the afternoon prior to the trip
  • An official, licensed shark cage diving operator with crew certified specifically for this industry will be present
  • No diving experience required
  •  Sightings are not guaranteed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

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it was a really nice and at the same time fascinating experience. In order to award 5 stars, a few small things might have to be optimized. But absolutely to be recommended.

October 22, 2021

Product ID: 326011