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Sharks Spotted this Week:55 Location: Simons Town (45 min from Cape Town)

False Bay Morning Shark Cage Diving Cape Town

1 Trip, Day Tour (Self Drive)
Morning Shark Cage Diving False Bay SD
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Enjoy the adrenaline rush of being within "eye-balling" distance of a Great White Shark.

Sink beneath the water into Great White Shark territory and witness their sheer magnificence as they glide on by the cage.

Take on a new perspective and see for yourself how totally misunderstood these creatures can be. With our on board shark experts you will learn all about shark activity making this trip extremely educational and a fun filled day out!

Located some 30km south of Cape Town is Simon's Town. Seal Island is situated in False Bay and is where we do the Shark Cage Diving.

Local and foreign visitors flock from around the globe to see these amazing animals which as become world famous due to the many shark documentaries filmed here by National Geographic and Natural History Channel.

Trips are run 7 days a week and are strictly weather dependent and subject to availability. Make sure you book your trip well in advance to secure a place on the boat as spaces are extremely limited.

MorningTrips are run from March to May.

Shark Sightings Update

Great White Shark sightings are unpredictable and cannot be guaranteed. We are currently seeing Copper Sharks (also known as Bronze Whaler Sharks), Cape Fur Seals and the occasional stingray.

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About the Trip:

You start the day by meeting at the Simon's Town Pier where you will be met by the crew.

Once on board you'll receive a boat safety briefing, a short introduction on the Great White Shark activity and what you can expect with regards to the Cage Dive.

The Cage Dive:

The crew will then anchor the boat, drop the cage into the water and start chumming to get the sharks closer to the boat. Guests will then be allowed in the cage if they wish (2 - 3 at a time) with each diver having approximately 20-30 minutes underwater with these magnificent creatures. This is dependent on shark activity.

Food and Drink:

A light lunch, snacks and cool drinks will be available on board the boat.

Return to Shore:

After approximately 4 - 4.5 hours spent out at sea, you will return to the pier in Simon's Town.

The Trip includes:

  • Shark Cage Diving & Surface Viewing
  • Drinks & snacks are provided on board
  • All dive gear

What To Bring with You:

  • Hat, Sun block
  • Swimsuit or Swimming Trunks for under wetsuits
  • Warm jacket or jumper as it can sometimes get chilly on the boat
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Sea / Motion Sickness Tablets

Optional Extras:

  • Drinks and Meals not specified.
  • Return Transfer to Cape Town can be arranged upon request.


The safety of our customers on every Cage Diving trip is of utmost importance to us.

The Operators we deal with have an unblemished Safety Record and carry out regular safety checks. Shark Cage Diving with Great Whites has become an important part of Eco-Tourism in South Africa so ensuring your safety also ensures the continued survival of the Great White Shark.

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Note the times and schedules below are a mere guideline and may be subject to change due to sea / tidal and weather conditions.

Morning Trip Schedule: (available from March - May)

07.00 Meet at Simon's Town Pier for Shark Cage Dive & Boat Briefing
07.20 Arrive Seal Island (20 min boat ride to the site)
07.30 Shark Cage Dive & Surface Viewing (All gear included plus light lunch, drinks & snacks on board.)
12.00 Return to Simons Town Pier - tour ends


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