Shark Diving Full Day Guided Return Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town

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  • 9 hours
  • Cape Town
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


See feared predators in a shark cage dive for the ultimate adrenaline rush or just enjoy the action from the deck, on a day trip to Gansbaai. No previous diving experience is necessary and equipment plus instruction will be provided.
Avoid the crowds and explore at your own pace with a friendly, professional tour guide in an upmarket air-conditioned vehicle. We take the scenic route up Sir Lowry's Pass with a coffee stop at the top and then on to Gansbaai harbour where the boat departs.
After the boat trip, we drive back to Cape Town along the picturesque Gordon's Bay sea route This round trip is a must for first time visitors to the Cape Peninsula.
Drop off at your accommodation at the end of a great experience.
* NB - the cost of the shark dive experience is extra (R2550 per person). The boat trip is not private - passenger capacity approximately 30.


Start your day with a friendly, professional tour guide who will pick you up from your Cape Town accommodation in an upmarket air-conditioned vehicle. This is a full day return transfer. We will contact you the day before the tour to confirm all the necessary arrangements. We take the scenic route up Sir Lowry's Pass stopping for a coffee break at a quaint farm stall on the way to Gansbaai. The journey takes about 3 hours. A continental breakfast awaits you on arrival while you are booking in. Full diving instruction is given before you board the boat for a 3-4 hour adrenaline rush getting up close and personal to some of the most feared predators in the ocean. Snacks and drinks on the boat and a light lunch afterwards are included. The 3 hour return journey will take you along the scenic coastal route via Kleinmond, Pringle Bay and Gordons Bay.
NB - The cost of the shark cage experience is extra - payable on arrival and they do have credit card facilities (R2550 per person).
This activity is weather dependent so try to be flexible regarding your booking date in case the sea is too stormy to go out. Sea sick tablets are advisable if you are not accustomed to boat trips.

Stop At:

• Born in Africa Tours, 7975 South Africa
• Sir Lowry's Pass, N 2 Vicino a Cape Town, 7130 South Africa
• Marine Dynamics, 5 Geelbek Street, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220 South Africa
• Kleinmond, Kleinmond, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape
• Pringle Bay, Pringle Bay, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape

  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in an upmarket private vehicle

  • Cost of shark cage diving (R2550pp - includes equipment hire, instruction course & 3 hour boat trip)
  • Entrance fees to additional activities
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking (cost excluded)
  • Infant meals not included
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel, guesthouse, vacation rental or private residence in Cape Town.


  • Cape Town

Departure Time

08:00 AM

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


9 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Karam E

02 Dec, 2022

This experience was by far the best I’ve had on the many international trips I’ve take. Our tour guide, Mike, was the nicest, funniest and most knowledgeable person we met in Capetown. Mike was telling us facts about Capetown and history of SA from the minute we were picked up till he dropped us off. He was an excellent driver and made it his goal to be safe, while making sure we all had the best time of our lives and we did! I would recommend not only this package, but Mike as your tour guide for anything you do in Capetown. The whole time I felt safe with him and had a blast. Thank you so much for that great experience Mike! I will never forget this day and will be telling everyone back home to ask for you.


04 Oct, 2022

Born in Africa tour guides are beyond wonderful. Super responsive, helpful, and great communicators. Shark diving is also a once in a lifetime experience too.


13 Jan, 2022

This was an outstanding experience start to finish. Our guide picked us up punctually in Cape Town, and our ride to Gansbaai was comfortable. The handoff to the shark diving tour was seamless and smooth. The actual diving was amazing. We saw 7-8 copper sharks repeatedly. Incredible. Ride home with our guide, Dave, was smooth again. He was an excellent source of information and warm conversation. We thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip. Highly recommend!

G-Na C

03 Dec, 2019

We got to see sharks which was awesome! It was so much fun. Our tour guide was so nice and knowledgable. They really went to of our way to make sure we were happy. However, it did say in the description in the tour that we would also stop at one of three places either a vineyard, a hike or visit penguins. We didn't do any of that nor was that even offered to us. It was a long day because the shark place was 2.5 hours away, however I would have preferred that it wasn't even in the description then. I was looking forward to either the penguins or the hike. That was the only downside.

Margie B

21 Nov, 2019

Mike was very prompt for the early morning pickup and attentive to our needs for the shark diving adventure. He kept our bags safe while we went out on the boat to see the sharks in the area. The great white sharks aren't promised, but we did see many sharks that were very close to the cage!! After diving, Mike took us on a scenic ride back and stopped at a winery for a tasting because we had expressed interest. We also stopped to pet the cheetahs at the Cheetah conservation. A very special time in Cape Town and a highly recommended Born in Africa tour company and Mike the guide.

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