African Shark Eco-Charters is top on Trip Advisor

African Shark Eco-Charters is top on Trip Advisor African Shark Eco-Charters would love to extend a big thank you to all our guests for their wonderful reviews! We are delighted to have received a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, a prestigious award which recognizes businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travelers!    Love Great White Sharks? Want to go on a shark cage diving or breaching trip with people who share your love for them? Then look no further as African Shark Eco-Charters is the perfect choice for you! Here are some reasons why you should choose our company. African Shark Eco-Charters is a [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:52+00:00 May 29th, 2014|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on African Shark Eco-Charters is top on Trip Advisor

ASEC film announcement – Great White Shark Legend

We at African Shark Eco-Charters are thrilled to announce the production start of our own feature length documentary, "GREAT WHITE SHARK LEGEND". The film has completed an extensive 18 month pre-production schedule and we can confirm we are now in full production! Great White Shark Legend is being produced and directed by international film-maker Ricardo Lacombe and his wife Rachel, who have worked with us on our various promotional videos. But we're upping our game to bring you a feature documentary, carrying forward our ethos of responsible education and awareness for great whites. Our very own "shark legends" Rob Lawrence and Karen Lawrence are [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00 April 10th, 2013|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on ASEC film announcement – Great White Shark Legend

Cage Diving “Wonderful Experience!”

Cage Diving “Wonderful Experience!” Reviewed September 16, 2012 This trip was truly an epic experience. From the time I booked the trip to stepping off the boat at the end, everything was handled very professionally and efficiently by the staff of this family-owned business. Booking the trip by email went smoothly and I was given options on payment which was very nice. They explained that even though I had to put a credit card on file, I could pay cash at the end to save the 3% added to non-cash transactions. So I was able to plan that part ahead [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:03+00:00 September 26th, 2012|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Cage Diving “Wonderful Experience!”

Our shark cage diving was “Beyond Expectations”

Shark cage diving review “Beyond Expectations” Reviewed September 24, 2012 Early morning pickup in Cape Town arranged by Eco Tours, Allie met us on the dock and we were off in no time. Spectacular ride out to seal island, 100's of dolphin riding the bow wake out with us. Backside of Table Mountain framed against False Bay with the sun rising...I was just happy to be living this moment. My buddy and I were first in the shark cage, and within minutes they had our oxygen hose set and under the water we went. Spent 20 of the most exhilarating [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:03+00:00 September 25th, 2012|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Our shark cage diving was “Beyond Expectations”

Predation Station-False Bay

Predation Station-False Bay Hello Fello Sharkies... This week we did a good number of trip,  seeing some excellent sharks up to the boats. The sharks hunting has been a lot more quieter this week seeing maybe 1 or 2 predations on each morning, which is typical of the sightings in early September. Some of them have been really good to watch and others one hit wonders (this is what we call when a shark has one go at the seal and that's all you see). One particular predation was really good to get to and went on for a long [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:03+00:00 September 10th, 2012|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Predation Station-False Bay

Great White sharks are back to see you cage diving!

 Cage Diving and Breaching trips in Simon's Town, South Africa. After a slow May, we've been having positive signs the past week of the great white sharks returning to their favourite cape fur seal hunting grounds, Seal Island, False Bay!  It is clear to us that the sharks are back!  And so, today the rain and wind had little chance of dampening our spirits. Natural predations and kill slicks of Cape Fur Seals have indicated their presence, however, today was the first day in a few weeks we have had the sharks around our boat, Blue Pointer 2, showing their famous curiosity. There [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00 June 8th, 2012|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Great White sharks are back to see you cage diving!

The Famous Seal Island of False Bay

Seal Island, False Bay is where the action is. It's where the great white sharks go "shopping" during shark season. Seal Island is not very big at all. Its small and rocky elongated  with its long axis oriented roughly north-south, measuring approximately 400 by 50 metres, and with a maximum elevation of about 7 metres above the high tide line. The island has a narrow western shelf, with the water depth dropping off to a depth of 20 metres within 5 metres of shore, and a broad eastern shelf, where the water does not drop off to comparable depths until about [...]

By | 2017-01-04T11:58:14+00:00 May 18th, 2012|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on The Famous Seal Island of False Bay

THE BEST SHARK DIVING EXPERIENCE FALSE BAY HAS TO OFFER!!

Today (monday) we had another good trip, as we arrived at Seal Island, we witnessed a Great White Shark attempt to catch a seal by hitting an out-going group of Cape Fur Seals. This time the shark came off second best and was not successful. All on board had a good look at the initial attack. We anchored up and ended up with 6 sharks around the boa., Today the sharks were a little skittish and were coming and going and not really playing with us. The sharks tend to do this every now and then. The weather for the next few days does not look to [...]

By | 2015-07-06T15:53:21+00:00 April 19th, 2012|News Articles, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on THE BEST SHARK DIVING EXPERIENCE FALSE BAY HAS TO OFFER!!

10 Things you didn’t know about the Great White Shark.

 10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT THE GREAT WHITE SHARK Known as one of the ocean's greatest predators, the Great White Shark has grown to become quite a hit amongst travellers and tourists through Shark Cage Diving. If you are thinking about going shark cage diving then you will find the following facts about the Great White Shark quite interesting. 1. The largest Great White Shark ever recorded was caught off Cojimar, Cuba and measured 6.4 m (21 feet) and roughly 3,312 kg (7,302 pounds). The average size of a Great White Shark is between 3.5 - 4.6 m. 2. [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:08+00:00 February 21st, 2012|News Articles|Comments Off on 10 Things you didn’t know about the Great White Shark.