minimum of snorkling experience is required if you want to go down in
the water will be extremely rough or far too murky to use the cage,
although viewing from the boat is still an awesome experience, with
excellent photo opportunities and hand-feeding.
is of the floating-variety and is custom-made with 12mm galvanised steel
mesh. The sharks cannot get inside, and they don't try. The air is fed
from the boat, so you don't have to worry about a tank strapped to your
equipment is supplied. All of our wetsuits are new and leak-free...just
like our boat.
floats right next to the boat, so you can climb out at any time if you
get scared and want to call your Mummy.
The Great Whites are here in 'Shark Alley' all year long. We get the
sharks to come to the boat on 9 out of 10 trips.
Dyer Island is 5 miles (8 km) offshore, near the village of Gansbaai
at the southern tip of Africa...only 2 hours from Capetown. Nearby,
Geyser Rock supports a colony of 40,000 Cape Fur Seals....these guys
are the reason the Great Whites stay here.
Alley is the channel between the 2 islands, and is protected from the
worst of the Southern Atlantic's weather...this is where we park the
islands, and Shark Alley itself are teeming with life. Cape Fur Seals,
Jackass Penguins, and a wide variety of sea birds are commonly seen
from the boat. From July to November, Southern Right Whales are spotted
almost every day as well!
Passenger Requirements & Equipment
Cage diving with us does not require a scuba certification. Minimal
snorkling experience is all you need to go down in the cage.
Everyone is welcome for surface viewing of the White Sharks as they
are surface feeders and can be observed closely from the boat.
All diving equipment is supplied free of charge, including towels. Warm
clothing, a cap, sun block, camera & film are essential items for
the trip. A light lunch, cool drinks, fruit & other snacks will
be provided on board.
You'll remember this trip for the rest of your life!