A Cool Experience- a great Trip Advisor review

Here at African Shark Eco-Charters, we love reading our Trip Advisor reviews, and thank everyone for posting about their Great White Shark diving trips on Trip Advisor. We loved this review and thought it would be great to share it with all our guests. “A cool experience...”    Reviewed 18 March 2014      The staff were extremely friendly and professional and the gear (wetsuit, booties, gloves, cap, mask, regulator) were of great quality. Most importantly, we saw about 6 different sharks while above water and one while in the cage. It was a nice touch that they had a cooler full [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:53+00:00 March 21st, 2014|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on A Cool Experience- a great Trip Advisor review

Some more Wonderful Reviews on Trip Advisor

Here at African Shark Eco-Charters we love it when our past guests are able to write about their trips on Trip Advisor, it gives our future Guests a chance to see what to expect from their trips with us.  We received the following comments last week from past guests and they all make for wonderful reading.                                               Seal Island At Dawn     “Had A Great Time”    Reviewed 5 March 2014   We loved going out with African Shark Eco-Charters to see the sharks in False Bay. We saw a few sharks, but as it had been very windy the day before, visibility [...]

By | 2017-01-05T07:02:34+00:00 March 21st, 2014|General, Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Some more Wonderful Reviews on Trip Advisor

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 Diving “Everything Was Incredibly Awesome!”

Shark Diving - “Everything Was Incredibly Awesome!” "We were fortunate to book a shark diving trip with Rob Lawrence and his crew on May 20, 2013. The whole process from my initial contact to paying the bill was great especially our time on the water. We arrived at the appointed time and boarded with our party of 7. We bought the whole boat and were very glad we did. We started our day by Seal Island trolling with a seal decoy behind the boat. We had an Air Jaws attack and the shark completely cleared the water. RIDICULOUSLY COOL! We [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00 June 4th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Diving “Everything Was Incredibly Awesome!”

Great White Shark Anatomy

  “Flying” Great Whites of False Bay   Ever wanted to take a look inside the body of a Great White Shark to see what make it such an incredible apex predator? Check out this link on the anatomy of the Great White Shark on the National Geographic website. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/wild/shark-attack-experiment-live/interactives/great-white-anatomy/ Join us on one of our “Airjaws” shark breaching trips to witness this spectacular breachingbehaviour of the Great White Sharks. This is certainly something that you do not want to miss! Here is some further information on our Great White Shark breaching trips. We would consider our high season [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Great White Shark Anatomy

Tagged great white shark pings in off the Maldives

One of the satellite-tagged Great White Sharks, nicknamed Kathryn, who was originally tagged in False Bay on the 16th of April 2012, has just pinged in at a region called the Chagos Archipelago (near the Maldives), to the south-west of India. Kathryn is a mature, female Great White Shark of about 4.5 metres (15 ft) in length, and weighing in at around 1102 kilograms (2430 lbs). It has been a while since Kathryn has been seen in the False Bay area, but we are hoping to have her join us on one of our shark cage diving trips this season. [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:01+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Tagged great white shark pings in off the Maldives

Where Can You Find Great White Sharks?

Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa is the best place to see the breaching Great White Shark Where Can You Find Great White Sharks? The Great White Shark is one of the most widely distributed of all sharks and you can find Great White Sharks in almost every region of the globe from cold seas to the tropics, and from coastal to oceanic seas. You mainly find Great White Sharks between the latitudes of 60° North and 60° South, in waters ranging in temperature between 14° C and 24° C. Research has shown that Great White Sharks [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:01+00:00 January 23rd, 2013|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Where Can You Find Great White Sharks?

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

Shark Cage Diving – Taking The Plunge

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters Shark cage diving is an amazing way to experience being with the Great White Shark, and allows you to get up close and personal with these amazing apex predators. There are three shark cage diving "hot spots" for viewing the Great White Sharks in South Africa. These shark cage diving "hotspots" include Seal Island in Mossel Bay, Dyer Island and Geyser Rock near Gansbaai, and the infamous Seal Island in False Bay, which is also home to the “flying” Great White Sharks. Our shark cage diving trips depart from Simon's Town [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Taking The Plunge