Shark Dive & Whale Watching Boat Trip

Destination: Gansbaai

Duration: 1 Day - Seasonal package (June – December yearly)

Price: R3,850

Adult divers and non-divers: COMBO RATE: R35850 (2024Whale season)

Children (5 - 12 years, onboard viewing): COMBO RATE: R2450 (2024 Whale season)

Two boat-based excursions at sea, creating one extraordinary adventure as sharks and whales share the same waters near the Southern Most Tip of Africa.

Booking your tour with us is easy! We offer two options for your convenience. You can book and pay now using our live availability system with a secure payment gateway. Or, you can use our book and pay later option by filling out a pre-authorization form that requires valid credit card details to secure your spaces. Payment will only be taken on the day of your dive or the day before your tour via a secure payment link.

Please discuss your preferred payment method with our reservations team who are ready and waiting to help you secure this once-in-a-lifetime bucket list adventure.

Duration

Join us for a morning shark cage diving adventure in Kleinbaai and an afternoon boat-based whale watching excursion in Gansbaai, both activities located mere minutes travel apart.

The duration of the day’s activities, from time of arrival to departure is approximately 7 hours in total which includes Welcome, admin & safety briefings, 2 back-to-back boat rides, pre & post meals and video footage viewings.

Itinerary

Please note
Trips are subject to daily weather and sea conditions and start times will vary accordingly.
Pick-up
Optional private transport collection from your accommodation in Cape Town
Shark Cage Dive
For all details of the shark cage diving trip, please visit the Dive and View page
Whale Watching Trip
Whale watching trips take place from June to December however, should the whales change their migration schedule (arrive early and leave later) we will adjust our schedule accordingly. Generally the trip last 2 hrs, but can be longer depending on how quickly we find the whales. A typical trip will have you exploring our magnificent coastline and bay while looking for whales, dolphins, sharks, seals and seabirds. Apart from the Southern Right Whales, we are able to view Brydes Whales and Humpback Whales. There are many Cape Fur Seals, African Penguins, Dolphins, Sunfish and plenty of coastal marine birds to been seen whilst out at sea. Before each trip, a brief, informative talk is given on what animals to look out for and the route we will be taking. We want our guest to have a fun yet educational experience. Boat-based whale watching doesn’t disturb whales and gives us the ideal chance to observe their many natural behaviours. No vessel is allowed to approach our whales within 200mtrs, however we are exempt and permitted to approach whales as close as 50mtrs. The Southern Right Whale is a curious animal and it is not uncommon for them to take an interest in human vessels and their occupants and to entertain us with elaborate displays to delight seasoned and new passengers alike. All trips have proficient marine guides on board to answer your questions and share their vast knowledge of the ocean and its creatures with emphasis on the conservation and welfare of these magnificent animals. We offer unique trips that give you the ability to observe some of the ocean’s biggest and enigmatic inhabitants in their natural surroundings.
Departure
Enjoy the scenic journey back to Cape Town with your driver or depart at your convenience with your own vehicle.

For further details and package quotations, please contact us.

Round-trip Transport

  • Private day transfers are available for this activity which provides a dedicated driver and vehicle to you/your group allows for an early-morning collection in Cape Town, transfer to the shark cage diving site for the morning dive and thereafter transfer to the Gansbaai harbour to join your Whale watching vessel before being returned to your accommodation in Cape Town by early-evening.
  • Transfer rates are quoted according to requirements.

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