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Great White Shark Tours

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Address: 8 Swart Street | Kleinbaai, Gansbaai, South Africa
Phone Number: 028 384 1418
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The owner and founder Brian McFarlane is a professional diver and skipper...

The owner and founder Brian McFarlane is a professional diver and skipper who has always made a living from the sea. He started diving for perlemoen (abalone) at a young age, then moved on to become a commercial fisherman for 6 years and spent another 6 years diving in search of wrecks along the southern coast of Africa. This was followed by the diving for diamonds from the sea bed for the next 20 years.He has become a local legend with his fascinating tales about the sea and underwater experiences. During the timewhen Great White Shark fishing was allowed, Brian caught Great Whites, some weighing more than 1 ton.Today, he dearly regrets this and now spends his time and efforts in finding the great beasts to be observedand photographed at close range. Brian has worked with the Great Whites for 18 years, and has only had6 non-sighting days in the last 10 years.

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Shark Cage Diving and Viewing in Kleinbaai
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We had a lucky day. Weather was good little swell on the water and lots of sharks. Interesting information given,. Started with a safety brief and brunch, all informative. Good... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lucky day. Weather was good little swell on the water and lots of sharks. Interesting information given,. Started with a safety brief and brunch, all informative. Good group and visibility was good. Well worth the 150+ kilometres to get to the boat a great day out.

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hi alastair n, thanks for sharing this review of your trip here where it can make a difference. We are glad you enjoyed the shark cage diving adventure with us and are looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Warm regards from the GWST team More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very warm welcome from the crew, along with a continental buffet and drinks available. Thorough safety advice given both off and on the boat. Diving suits are all provided on the boat (and a diving instructor), along with lunch/drinks! In total we saw 9 sharks on the trip in November which was fab and they come up real close... More 

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hey Jade C, Thanks for taking the time to share your trip experience. The shark action this November is phenomenal ! Glad you could be part of it and that we could add value to your shark cage diving adventure! Regrads from the GWST team. More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Better than I had imagined. We had seven sharks up close and personal. Visibility was only two metres but sharks came within two millimeters so no problem seeing them. Food and snacks were fantastic and plentiful. If you're wondering whether or not to do it, don't think twice. Just do it.

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hallo cage divier, We agree; Just Do It! Shark Cage Diving is an adventure to be lived once in everybody's lifetime! Thanks for sharing this review of your experience and we hope to see you in the cage again! Regards from the GWST team. More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never in a thousand years would I imagine wanting to swim with sharks. I friend and of mine booked this excursion while we were visiting capetown. At first I was anxious... but after meeting staff and seeing all the accommodations set up to make guest comfortable, my anxiety dissolved and excitement took over. What a great experience that I will... More 

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hallo Crystal P, Wow, we are so glad you took the plunge! Priceless memories were made for life! We are happy to hear that we addved value to to this enexpected adventure! Plaese visit us again! Warm regrads fro the GWST team. More 

Orebro, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend this tour !! Well organised, experienced crew, good equipment and boat. Wasn't nervous a second as I thought I!d be. Felt very safe!

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hey cage diver, what a great compliment to us that we made you feel safe in such an unknown territory ... and an adrenaline packed one as shark cage diving as well ! Please visit us again on a future occasion! Warm regards from the GWST team. More 

Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique experience. Totally recommended. The crew, food, the trip, all excellent. A wonderfull sunny day and the Great White Shark that Was seen in all its splendor

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hallo Titi_araya, Shark cage diving truly is a unique experience to be lived in one's lifetime! Thanks for the kind review of your experience and for sharing it to with us. Kind Regards, GWST team. More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great experience. Everyone was so nice and friendly. Food when you get there and when you return. Tons of sharks so everyone got to experience the beauty. Highly recommend and will do it again next time I am in South Africa

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hi cage diver, A shark cage diving trip is a once in a lifetime experience. We are happy that you enjoyed it enough to return for a next diving adventure in the cage. Thanks for taking the time to review your trip. Regards fro the GWST team More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Turned out to be a great day with minimal wind and up to 9 sharks around the boat. Instructions were very efficient with more than enough time in the cages for everybody.

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hallo rickwiley, thanks for sharing your trip insights with us. It is greatly appreciated. Cage diving is a memorable experience and it sound as if you enjoyed this bucketlist adventure. Regards fro the GWST team More 

Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience was awesome and we recommend for all to join GWS Tour team to face de Great white Shark closer!

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Sharky41, Guest Relations Manager at Great White Shark Tours, responded to this review

Hi guys, so glad you enjoyed the shark cage diving trip and had super experience! We appreciate your kind review of our company. Regards from the team. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely time shark cage diving. We saw 4 different whites, and two of them came right up and head bumped the cage. Amazing experience. Was there in 2010.

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Hallo Ulse U, we regard your returning to do shark cage diving with our company as a great compliment ! Thanks for sharing your trip review with us. Warm regard from the GWST team. More 

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