Another Amazing Shark Cage Diving Blog from the Boat

Shark Cage Diving Blog After a long week and a bit, of amazing weather the wind has finally come to the party causing us at African Shark Eco-Charters  to miss a day or two. The sharks have still been crazy though. There have two sharks that just love to play around the boat, one being Sat-tag and the other being Zamalek (or as Kim calls it 'Sharknado'). We've managed to get to know these two great white sharks over the past few weeks and that's how we came to giving them names. How did we choose their names you ask? [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:52+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Another Amazing Shark Cage Diving Blog from the Boat

Crazy Airjaws and flying sharks show their stuff

So, to all you African Shark Eco Charters fans and Great white shark enthusiasts, it's almost that time of year again when we start to see some crazy Airjaws and flying sharks! On Monday ‎the 7th of April we started off the day with a bang... just off the southern side of Seal Island in False Bay we came across a huge pod of about a thousand Common Dolphin which was quite a treat. Its the same pod of Common Dolphin that we have been seeing over the past few weeks around Seal Island. They seem to be here in [...]

By | 2015-01-21T15:34:05+00:00 April 8th, 2014|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Crazy Airjaws and flying sharks show their stuff

Shark Cage Diving – Breathtaking, but not scary!

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters   Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters - “Breathtaking, but not scary!” Reviewed 17 February 2014 "An unforgettable experience. From start to end, the trip was amazing. The office staff was incredibly helpful in communicating frequently about our trip (weather was touch-and-go, so the decision to green-light the trip was made the previous day) and responding to 7pm text messages asking for directions to the pier. The dive itself was spectacular. It is an early start, but not bad if you're in Cape Town, and the trip out to Seal [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:53+00:00 February 19th, 2014|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Breathtaking, but not scary!

Shark Cage Diving Trip Report – 29 January 2014

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters African Shark Eco-Charters is pleased to announce that the 2014 Great White Shark season has officially opened in False Bay, and we ran our first official shark cage diving trip of the season today. Even though we had good shark activity on our "test run" out to Seal Island last week Thursday, we were still not too sure what to expect for out trip today as it is still so early in the season, but we were extremely hopeful. We had a small group of guests on board with us this [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:53+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving Trip Report – 29 January 2014

African Shark Eco-Charters: Great White Shark trip update from dive master, Gary

And so as the month of September creeps ever closer to the end, so does the Great White Shark cage diving industry in False Bay until next season. So far the month of September hasn't fail to present us at African Shark Eco-Charters, with a number of great whites as of yet which gives us hope that this great white shark cage diving season will continue still for a little while longer. There have been some great white sharks spotted on the inside closer to shore recently.  On the Great White Shark trip on Saturday the 14th of September there [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:57+00:00 September 30th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on African Shark Eco-Charters: Great White Shark trip update from dive master, Gary

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters – “Not even Speilberg could have written a better script”

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters - “Not even Speilberg could have written a better script” "So I contacted ASEC before my travels to SA they organized transfers from my friends house contacted me the day before to confirm the trip was going ahead. I was picked up nice and early with some other potential bait and we were taken down to Simons town. We were quickly introduced to everyone and boarded the boat. The vessel was very well maintained clean with a small change room and head it was a very nice boat. We were informed the day [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters – “Not even Speilberg could have written a better script”

African Shark Eco-Charters – “Excellent Performance”

  African Shark Eco-Charters - "Excellent Performance" Aug 17, 2013  A TripAdvisor Member " In July 2013 I made with some of the so-called Air Jaws Morning trips. Highly Recommended! After a nice welcome at the pier and a briefing by the crew, it went off. All questions were answered by knowledgeable and friendly team in connection with the tour or generally appeared with the great white sharks. Especially Rob, the owner of the company and skipper of the boat, one notes that he has an incredible experience and knowledge of sharks and, more importantly, has a great passion for [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on African Shark Eco-Charters – “Excellent Performance”

Shark Cage Diving and THE MAGIC OF FALSE BAY

Shark Cage Diving and THE MAGIC OF FALSE BAY True passion is when you take what you love and turn it into your work. This is how African Shark Eco-Charters was born...and we want to share this with you. Enjoy the magic of False Bay, from sunrise to sunset, from sharks to dolphins to whales, and join us to share the beauty of the natural world. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugFaN8xC6wk  

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving and THE MAGIC OF FALSE BAY

Shark cage diving is best experienced with scuba

Shark Cage Diving. African Shark Eco-Charters What makes shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters different? Well, lots of things, but the actual shark cage diving on our boat, the Blue Pointer, is what sets us firmly apart. In the past few weeks I cannot help but notice how many guests have mentioned to me while out on a trip how awesome it is that we offer our shark cage diving with scuba regulators on our trips.  Guests keep revealing to me, especially after they dive, how they can’t imagine as incredible of an adventure if you have [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:01+00:00 March 5th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark cage diving is best experienced with scuba

Zaakiyah’s first shark cage diving trip

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters   We are excited to welcome our newest member, Zaakiyah, to the African Shark Eco-Charters family. Recently, Zaakiyah got to experience her first-ever encounter with the Great White Sharks on a shark cage diving trip in Gansbaai. We asked her to mention a little bit about her shark cage diving experience. Here is what she had to say:   "It was a beautiful summer morning when I left Cape Town for Gansbaai to experience my first shark cage diving experience. It took us just under 3 hours to arrive in Gansbaai. [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:01+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Zaakiyah’s first shark cage diving trip