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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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Shark cage diving

Had a great time on my shark cage diving trip yesterday. The crew made sure to take us to where the... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
crees008
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Vicenza, Italy
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Volunteering with WSDC

I volunteered with WSDC first during the first week of May and again during the first week of July... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Kasey M
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
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 15 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on my shark cage diving trip yesterday. The crew made sure to take us to where the sharks were active. Got to see several sharks and a couple of seals very close up while I was in the water. Also got...More

Thank crees008
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us for your shark cage diving excursion and sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your recommendation & positive review and you're welcome to share your photos with us - we'd love to see it! :) It was great having you...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

I volunteered with WSDC first during the first week of May and again during the first week of July. It was, hands-down, the most valuable experience I could have ever chosen to take part in. I have been fascinated with sharks for my entire life...More

1  Thank Kasey M
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kasey for sharing your experience with us. It was great having you as part of our team and your positive contribution is highly appreciated. We wish you all the best for the future as a Marine Biologist. We're looking forward welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My granddaughter and I booked a shark dive trip. My wife and I took this trip the first time we were in Cape Town. I had to share this experience with my granddaughter. The entire operation is professionally and enjoyable starting with the driver who...More

1  Thank SelbyDO
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you sharing your experience with us! We appreciate your kind words and recommendation and it was great having you and your family on board. Our crew and staff love working with these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege and pleasure to introduce our...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I worked with the White Shark Diving Company as a Volunteer Researcher for the month of June, and I will never forget it. Being able to participate in the incredibly important research they conduct, such as the elasmobrach project and fin identifications, was an amazing...More

1  Thank itzyaboimikeyb
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and for joining us on this journey. You joined us during the most challenging, interesting and heart-breaking time in the history of our industry and it was a privilege to share this experience with you. We appreciate your input...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

I spent the month of June 2017 with White Shark Diving Co. in their volunteer program, and I can honestly say it was the best thing I have ever done. Arriving to the crew house on the first day I was a little nervous, it...More

5  Thank Katie I
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Katie for your kind words and for joining us. It was lovely meeting you and we want to thank you for your contribution to save our sharks and to learn more about these amazing creatures of the ocean. We're missing you already and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

I spent a month with the volunteer program of WSDC and they are a great company that do important research, while also giving tourists from around the word the chance to get into the water with the great white. As a volunteer, you get to...More

3  Thank Jack C
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jack 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 these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

The crew did an amazing job taking us, teaching us and helping in any way they could. Organization was perfect, including breakfast, safety instructions and a very proffessional team. Unfortunately, we did not see any sharks, which was really disspointing. In my opinion, there should...More

Thank Javier H
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you Javier, for your review & kind words. Dealing with wildlife & mother nature is never easy nor straightforward, but we still LOVE working with both! We do understand your disappointment and we're truly sorry that you weren’t able to meet the Great Whites...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The morning started with a exhilarating drive alongside excited adventure seekers and nature lovers from Cape Town to California. All on the way to see the White Sharks if we are blessed enough. On arrival the hospitable staff gave easy instructions on the program ahead...More

1  Thank Lambertus Johan... M
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you Lambertus for the positive review & congratulations on your very humbling and successful excursion through Africa. We've followed you all the way via social media and it was an honor meeting you and sharing this amazing adventure with you! We appreciate your kind...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We got picked up at 4.30 in the morning at our hotel, the drive is about two hours away from central Cape Town. Once we arrived we got a mediocre buffet breakfast, which was included. Whilst we were eating, they were quick to tell us...More

Thank Mari B
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you Mary for your review and for joining us. Due to El Niño weather patterns, the variations in ocean temperatures, the killings of sharks by orcas (killer whales) as well as other factors, the shark activity in our bay has been irregular and unpredictable...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We had a car so we drove to the office at the crack of dawn :) They have a bus so pick ups from hotels are possible. We had a light breakfast of eggs toast, coffee etc before the briefing which in interesting and informative....More

1  Thank AuntieCarole
WhiteSharkDivingCo, Manager at White Shark Diving Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your shark cage diving experience with us! Our crew and staff love working with these beautiful creatures and it is our privilege and pleasure to share our knowledge and passion for the Great Whites (and the best lasagne in town!) with...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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