Shark Cage Diving Cape Town in Gansbaai

Shark cage diving Cape Town is a must-do. There are two shark area’s: Gansbaai and Simon’s Town. Book now for thrilling experience!

Shark cage diving in Gansbaai – A scenic 2.5 hrs from Cape Town, is done in a narrow channel called Shark Alley, which is the open stretch of water between Dyer Island and Geyser Rock.

Being a leader in the industry and knowing all the in’s and out’s, is where we come in, and take the hassle out of your booking. As there are 9 other operators in Gansbaai (some reputable and others not so much) it can be confusing as to which is the best company to book with as they all claim to be “the best”. We only work with operators who have an eco-friendly approach to the ocean and its marine life, leaving a small a carbon footprint in Gansbaai as well.

Should you not see a shark, you will receive either a discount or a voucher for another trip.

Shark Cage Diving is an experience of a lifetime. And we offer that shark cage diving experience! Book with us in Gansbaai, Cape Town.


Trip times are determined by the tides, but it is possible that three trips are run, depending on the number of bookings, with a meet times of between 06h00 and 07h00; 10h00 and 11h00 and 13h00 and 14h00

From designated pick-up points in and around Cape Town – special transfers can also be arranged.

2.5 to 3 Hours at sea.

Between 18 and 22 guests plus crew

5 to 6 divers – No experience necessary – 20 minutes’ cage time

Snacks, muffins and sandwiches, cold drinks and water, enthusiastic and experienced crew, all dive gear and tea / coffee as well as a small breakfast / lunch

Shower facilities available to freshen up after the dive

Shark Cage Diving Cape Town in Gansbaai

In False Bay, Cape Town we offer two main shark cage diving trips. Morning shark diving and the Afternoon shark diving trip with AIRJAWS trips (in season) Both offer shark cage diving with scuba.

  • 04.00 – 05.30am: Pick up in Cape Town (Optional)
  • 07.30 – 08.15am: Breakfast and briefing (overview of day)
  • 08.30 – 09.00: Launch
  • 09.30am: Anchor at dive spot and start diving
  • 12.30. Return back to Gansbaai harbour and transfer back to facilities.
  • 13.30  Transfer Back in Cape Town (Optional) 

All above information is for cage diving in Gansbaai only and not our False Bay shark trips.

  • Rain/wind jacket
  • Sun block and Hat
  • Beanie and scarf
  • Your swimming costume
  • Camera (we sell disposable underwater camera’s)
  • Take sea sick tablets
  • Do not over indulge in alcohol the night before as you will be horribly sea sick.

Please Note: We have a very high success rate, but we are working with wild animals. Please be aware of this, so you do not arrive with unrealistic expectations. Shark sightings and activity are never guaranteed and even during peak season there may be days when the sightings are lower than expected.  No refunds will be made for non-sightings.

Free Diving with Blue & Mako Sharks R3000