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White Shark Diving Company

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9 Kus Drive | Van Dyks Bay, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 559 6858
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Make sure to check whether any sharks have been seen the last couple of days! In case the answer is no, do not go

The night before our shark cage dive we were informed that due to killer whales in the bay, white... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Traveller4826
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
No sharks but knowledgable guide

This was the finale of our Africa trip and a birthday present...we were very excited to see some of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kat M
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Peterborough, Canada
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White Shark Diving Co specializes in exclusive GREAT WHITE SHARK adventure tours in Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa. Rated #1 by industry peers, we strive to deliver excellence by being the only Shark Cage Diving Company to offer exclusive & private tours with limited seating capacity for extra comfort, safety and dive time! We are the exclusive carrier of all International Celebrities, VIPs and Sporting Teams. White Shark Diving Company have been advocates for the protection of the Great White Shark species; by pioneering sustainable methods of practice, founding and funding scientific research initiatives and being a key player in the development and implementation of The Great White Shark Protection Foundation of South Africa.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9 Kus Drive | Van Dyks Bay, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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+27 82 559 6858

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The night before our shark cage dive we were informed that due to killer whales in the bay, white sharks have not been seen for a couple of days. We were given the option to cancel the trip, which was a nice offer. We decided...More

Thank Traveller4826
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the finale of our Africa trip and a birthday present...we were very excited to see some of nature's most incredible animals! The guide was good with alot of knowledge which we appreciated. Unfortunately there were no sharks during our trip, which is understandable...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were about 24 passengers on the boat, about 16 of whom went into the cage. We got 1 turn of about 8 minutes in the cage, although some others got 2 turns. We saw 1 shark swim across us multiple times. The cage feels...More

Thank Will A
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion. White Shark (our vessel) accommodates only 22 guests and 5 crew members to ensure a more intimidate experience and we're sorry that you haven't been offered more...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent months researching this excursion as I didn't want to sign up to a dodgy company and risk my life- I started emailing the white shark company and they were so helpful and nice I figured this was the company to trust. And I...More

Thank Jade-Neon S
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW! What an amazing review and testimonial - thank you Jade! Dealing with Mother Nature can be quite challenging and although we love every moment of it, it is not possible to foresee what the following day or week will offer us. Our crew and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

White Shark Diving Company is a great little outfit. Manned by a fabulous, knowledgeable crew, they use a smaller boat than the other companies that I dove with. No worries, it's not like in Jaws where he says "You're gonna need a bigger boat" LOL,...More

Thank Karai M
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your support and for choosing White Shark Diving Company for your shark cage diving excursion - it was great having you on board! We prefer smaller groups for a more intimate experience and it is our privilege and pleasure to introduce our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needless to say there aren't any words that can describe how amazing this company is, not just for the visitors who come to see the Sharks day by day but also as a volunteer. I came out for the months of May-June and there is...More

Thank Donovan L
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Donovan for the review and for joining us. We appreciate your kind words and recommendation and it was great having you on board and part of the team! Our crew and staff love working with/for these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sad to tell but it was my worst experience ever. We drove from Cape town for two and half hours, put wet wetsuits on the crazy wind, went down to cage, sat there for one and half hour in the freezing cold water (12°C) and...More

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WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time for this review. We understand your disappointment for not seeing any sharks from inside the cage and due to this unfortunate event, you have been issued with a voucher to join us again at no cost. We're truly sorry...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather wasn't the greatest when we arrived and we worried we weren't going to see any sharks. We were also worried that if there were sharks, then they might jump into the cage! We were also worried about sea sickness... We needn't have been...More

Thank Liam R
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your kind words and recommendation and it was great having you on board! Our crew and staff love working with/for these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege and pleasure to introduce our guests to the Great Whites in their natural habitat, sharing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great thrill! The company was great from first answering email questions prior to booking to the most incredible morning on the boat. We saw so many sharks. My son even went out a second day with them. Crew is very knowledgeable and professional....More

Thank tillnextcruz
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you sharing your experience with us! Our crew and staff love working with/for these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege and pleasure to introduce our guests to the Great Whites in their natural habitat, sharing our knowledge and passion for them. We appreciate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WSDC is one of the best deals on a once-in-a-lifetime experience that one could ask for. I had previously priced the Guadalupe island Mexico cage dives with white sharks and they're several orders of magnitude more expensive than this. The crew is knowledgeable and very...More

Thank Brian T
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW! What an amazing review and testimonial - thank you Brian! Our crew and staff love working with/for these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege and pleasure to introduce our guests to the Great Whites (and other wildlife) in their natural habitat, sharing our...More

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Earleto
28 August 2017|
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Response from WhiteSharkDivingCo | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your valued enquiry. The number of passengers on White Shark is limited to 22, which allows each diver more cage time and a personalised on-board viewing experience. When you are not in the cage... More
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Hernando N
30 July 2017|
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Response from WhiteSharkDivingCo | Property representative |
Hi! Please note that Great Whites are surface feeders and shark activity takes place on and just below sea level. No oxygen, scuba gear/experience or diving certification/swimming skills are required as the free floating... More
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Dragos D
1 April 2017|
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Response from WhiteSharkDivingCo | Property representative |
Hi! Thank you for your valued enquiry. We do have availability on Tuesday, the 4th of April. The expected arrival time for our 1st trip of the day is usually 7am and 10h30 for our 2nd (should we have one). These times are... More
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