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Cape Shark Adventures is a tour operator, in Kleinbaai, just outside Gansbaai. Whether you view sharks from the boat or cage, Cape Shark Adventures offers a fresh perspective on shark cage diving tours. Backed by a knowledgeable team with years of hands-on experience in the shark industry, Cape Shark Adventures takes you on a journey of discovery in the fertile Atlantic Ocean close to Dyer Island. Cape Shark Adventures' crew knows the best spots for sightings and you stand a chance to see many different sharks, including the most famous of them all, the great white shark! While on your trip, you might also see other members of the Marine Big 5, which includes sharks, whales, dolphins, seals and the endangered African penguin. Striving for service excellence, from the moment you make your booking with Cape Shark Adventures, the team will keep you up to date with information about your upcoming trip.

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Cape Shark Adventures is affiliated with Wild Horizons, a well-established adventure company based in Cape Town. The tour operator emphasises safety, reliability and eco-awareness, priding itself on creating marine experiences that will last a lifetime.

The friendly team at Cape Shark Adventures looks forward to taking you on a memorable journey of discovery and adventure to see sharks and other marine life, off the Gansbaai coastline. 

Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Cape Shark Adventures presents a friendly and highly experienced team. Each crew member is an industry-related professional who has worked in the shark industry for years. 

The Team

  • Skipper - Hansie van der Merwe
  • Marine Biologist - Hannah Snyman
  • Dive Master - Gavin Burger
  • Manager - JP Botha
  • Office Manager - Tilla Conradie
The Boat

The Boat

Cape Shark Adventures uses a custom-built catamaran, designed for shark diving trips. 


  • 30 Passengers
  • 6 Crew

Meet Barracuda

  • 12m Catamaran 
  • Dual 300HP V6 Yamaha Motors
  • Equipped with Diving Kit
  • 2x 15-Man Life Rafts

The Cage

  • 6 Man Steel Cage (4 - 6 divers at a time)
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Cape Shark Adventures’ shark cage diving prices include standard, package and exclusive trip rates.

Standard Prices
  • R2,200 per adult
  • R1,100 per child (under 12)
Package Deals 
  • Package deals for larger groups are available
Exclusive Trips
  • R42,000 - R67,800 for the exclusive use of the boat

Call Cape Shark Adventures for more information about prices, packages and exclusive trips.

What to Expect

What to Expect

Trip Duration 

  • Three to four hours
The Trip Includes:
  • Pre-Trip Safety Briefing 
  • Continental Breakfast Buffet 
  • Snacks 
  • Beverages (hot and cold)
  • Bottled Water 
  • Diving Gear (wetsuit, booties and mask)
  • Towels
  • Shower (complimentary soap, shampoo and conditioner)
  • Hot Soup and Bread (served on your return to shore)
  • Life Jacket
What to Bring:
  • Sunblock
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket (the warmest days on shore can still be chilly out at sea)
  • Camera
  • Seasickness Tablets (taken ahead of time for effectiveness)
Available to Purchase:
  • Footage of your trip is available to purchase (sent to you via email)

Please Note:

  • Weather and Tide Dependant
  • Confirmation (day before)
  • Launch Times (day before)
  • Sightings Not Guaranteed
Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Cape Shark Adventures takes the health and safety of its clients seriously with all the necessary documentation, which includes:

  • Public Insurance
  • Safety Equipment 
  • First Aid Kit


Book your Cape Shark Adventures shark cage diving trip at the secure booking link here:

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Cape Shark Adventures bookings are available as vouchers that are perfect gifts for:

  • Family
  • Friends
  • Corporate Associates
  • Prizes


“Cape Shark Adventures provided a superb experience with a highly-motivated team and a friendly, helpful owner! There is an easy-to-navigate online booking system with card payment availability.”  Claudius Lindner
“Ons wil net vir Cape Shark Adventures baie dankie se vir die voorreg wat ons dames gehad het om ons "Fear" te trotseer en die ander kant van die wye oseaan te kon ervaar.”  Gans-Berg Nuus / News
“Such an amazing experience. I now understand why shark cage diving is on so many people's bucket lists. Thank you, Cape Shark Adventures, for the amazing experience!”  Alethea Baytopp 



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