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Marine Dynamics

#1 of 5 things to do in Kleinbaai Features Animals
5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Cage Diving with Great White Sharks from Cape Town
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Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage diving operator - dispelling the myths about sharks one client at a time. Not only can you expect a 5-star service start to finish, Marine Dynamics shark tours contributes directly to local white shark research by being the primary sponsor to the accredited non-profit, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. Marine Dynamics is the preferred operator for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, the BBC, South African Tourism and many more internationally recognized organizations. As you will see from our reviews, our staff are not only the most knowledgeable in the business but equally the most passionate about great white sharks and providing you an excellent experience you will never forget. Marine Dynamics operates out of The Great White House in Gansbaai, South Africa, where you will be treated to our 5-star hospitality underneath South Africa's only privately owned Southern right whale skeleton! Our custom-built vessel, Slashfin, was launched in 2010 and comes with all the modern amenities expected in a top quality vessel. Marine Dynamics guarantees a marine biologist, a videographer, and best value for money on every trip.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“great whites” (240 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (56 reviews)
“cape town” (230 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Reviewed yesterday

This past weekend four of us ladies went out to sea with the Marine Dynamics whale watching team. I can highly recommend this operator for many reasons! The warm welcome and briefing we received set the tone for a professional, as well as safe, experience....More

Thank Penguins2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The operation itself was decent and well run however the amount of people on the boat took away from the experience a bit. There were about 35 people. We all got turns and you got to go twice if you wanted but less people would...More

Thank julienrichtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an afternoon on Slashfin, the cage-diving boat, in the hope of seeing great white sharks. Our daughter had been working on the boat for the previous 5 weeks and not a shark to be seen (some orca's in the area had frightened them...More

1  Thank _dklandi
MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear _dklandi Thank you for your kind comments and recommendation. We are pleased to hear you had a fun and informative trip with Marine Dynamics. Our volunteers are always ready to assist where they can on and off sea. Regards to your daughter! Cheers Team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd been in touch with these guys for months and their communication was excellent from start to finish. The set up at Great White House is second to none and I was greeted like royalty. The staff at every level from bar staff to marine...More

Thank Rusty66Cheshire
MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Rusty66Cheshire Thank you so much for your amazing feedback and choosing Marine Dynamics as your preferred shark cage diving tour operator. We aim to educate our visitors about the misconceptions of Great White sharks and at the same time deliver a 5 star service!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel like we chose the right company for a shark cage dive! It was out of their control that orcas have recently been killing great white sharks, so they have been honoring 25% refunds on bookings, but we were excited we still got to...More

Thank TravelUsername
MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear TravelUsername Thank you for your kind feedback, sorry to hear you suffered from sea sickness. We do advise our guests to take sea sickness medication the night before as well as 1-2 hours prior to their dive. The Dyer Island area we operate in,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We appreciate their sincerity so much. The previous day to the shark cage diving, they notified us that they haven't seen any shark in almost three weeks and that we were free to cancel our reservation with no charge. Despite this, we decided to try...More

Thank JaumeCatalunya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, professional and knowledgeable. We saw dolphins, penguins, seals, great white sharks and Southern Right whales.

Thank 884rvr
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Great company and very well organised Unfortunately we didnt see that much but thats nature i guess Lots of staff onboard and very informative Great trip

Thank j11art74
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I was a little emotional when arriving at Marine Dynamics, seeing Great whites was a dream come true. The team made us feel very welcome and gave us the necessary information and breakfast. We then made our way out to the boat, collecting orange rain...More

1  Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We booked a cage shark diving tour with Marine Dynamics in May 2017 and it was great. I chose Marine Dynamics for their environmental commitment and was not disappointed as they do a lot to protect the great white sharks and the ocean. Staff was...More

Thank Mel D
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20 June 2017|
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Response from MarineDynamics | Property representative |
Hey there NJskubaDiva Thank you for your question. We do have showers available at our facility at R50 per person.
6 April 2017|
Response from DandL1590 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. When calling a foreign country it is up to the caller to determine what the "exit code" is for the country they are calling. Many countries have different formats for their phone numbers and they cannot be... More
6 April 2017|
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Response from mark_hodgson | Reviewed this property |
You can do the shark experience in one day, but it is a long day. If you ask for a pick up from Cape Town this is all possible but it is a 2.5 hour drive to Gansbaai where Marine Dynamics are based. I was picked up at 8.30am... More