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Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai with return transfer from Hermanus

The Great White House, Gansbaai

Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai with return transfer from Hermanus

All trips are weather and tide dependant and launch times may vary accordingly from those stated. Your launch time will be confirmed the day before. Marine Dynamics enjoys sightings of great whites, copper sharks (bronze whalers) and even the occasional stingray at our vessel. Great White Shark behaviour is less predictable post orca predation in 2017. Daily blog of sightings is available. All content on our website is the property of Marine Dynamics. Unlike bungee jumping or skydiving, the adrenaline rush from shark cage diving comes from being face to face with one of the world’s greatest predators: the Great White Shark. The experience puts you in their territory while the safety of the activity allows you to be an observer and learn what Great White Sharks are really like. An on board marine biologist will educate you about this amazing apex predator. Shark Cage Diving is safe for children and elders and gives the whole family a wonderful opportunity to bond in a fun environment surrounded by experts and researchers. After this once in a life time experience, you’ll find yourself buzzing with excitement and adrenaline. You will have had the opportunity to come up close and personal with one of the oceans most majestic and foreboding creatures. Here is a brief breakdown of what to expect once you arrive: • Before the trip guests meet at THE GREAT WHITE HOUSE in Kleinbaai • You will receive breakfast or lunch and register your wetsuit size • Guests receive a pre-trip safety briefing about what to expect during the trip and a biological background on great white sharks • We then take a 200m stroll down to the harbour to board Slashfin • Travel time to Dyer Island is approximately 20 minutes, with the shallows being a short 10 minute ride (where we anchor depends on where the sharks are) • On average, we anchor for 2 hours, but this depends on shark activity, conditions, as well as number of divers • Weather permitting, we take a quick trip through the infamous Shark Alley • Lastly, a debrief in the Great White House and a celebratory beverage to toast the occasion! Why We Are Different: • A dedicated marine biologist on board every trip • Our Boat (Slashfin) is the largest in the industry (most deck space per customer) and was purposely built for shark cage diving and includes two restrooms, and an upper deck for the ultimate viewing and photography experience when not in the cage. • A fully licensed Restaurant and Crew House, aptly named the GREAT WHITE HOUSE, which includes facilities such as: 2 marine rooms where professional safety and informative briefings are given before each trip + separate ladies/gents/handicap restroom facilities with a 5-star rating + curio shop • We guarantee clean, dry wetsuits (a rarity in the industry) • Our crew receives as many compliments as the Great White Sharks, with more combined experience than any other Shark Cage Diving crew. • You will leave with great memories and a deep appreciation of this majestic animal.

Activity Information

Company:Marine Dynamics

Activity:Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai with return transfer from Hermanus

Activity Types:Marine & Water Tours | Adventure & Adrenaline | Day Tours | Family & Kids Activities | Volunteering | Shark Cage Diving | Boat Cruises


Start Location:Hermanus

End Location:Hermanus

Adults Allowed:Yes

Children Allowed:Yes


What To Wear

Bathing Costume, warm clothing (it is cold on the water when the wind blows), tackies / sneakers, wind breaker.

Things To Bring

Camera, Sunblock, Sunglasses, Bathing Costume, Anti Nausea medication (should seasickness be a concern- recommend that it is taken the night before and two hours prior to the trip).

Guests Or Spectators

Guests can wait for their party at The Great White House Restaurant where they can purchase drinks, meals and shop for curios.


Chauffeur driven RETURN transfer from Hermanus, Shark Cage Dive / Viewing guided by a marine biologist, Road Transfer from selected locations, a light meal (breakfast or lunch depending on time of trip), refreshments on board and soup and bread on return is included. Equipment such as wet suits, booties, masks, towel are provided. Life jackets and waterproof jacket is alo supplied.


A video link of your experience is not included in the price but can be purchased in addition to the dive / viewing excursion. Cost R200. This is uploaded 24-48 hours after trip and once downloaded can be used across social platforms and saved for your memories.


  • Should we cancel a trip and you have already paid, you will be refunded.
  • Cancellations within 7 days will forfeit the full amount
  • In the event of illness, hospitalisation, accident or death (with the necessary proof and discretion of management) a full refund will be considered.


All marine animals are wild animals and sightings including water clarity cannot be guaranteed

For shark cage diving:

  • If a shark has been sighted from the boat, we will consider that a successful trip. If there is no shark activity while on a shark cage diving tour with Marine Dynamics, a voucher will be offered.

For the marine big 5 tour:

  • Whales, Dolphins, Sharks, Penguins and Seals are wild animals and their presence cannot be guaranteed. In the event of no marine wildlife sightings on a Marine Big 5 tour, a voucher will be offered.


  • These vouchers are not transferable – your name and passport number will be recorded on the voucher.
  • The transfer fee is non-refundable.
  • Clients are not entitled to a voucher should weather conditions suddenly change while out at sea causing a trip to be curtailed. Transport will not be refunded in any situation.

All trips are weather and tide dependant and launch times may vary accordingly from those stated. Your launch time will be confirmed the day before. Please allow enough time for transport from Cape Town (3 hours) and Hermanus (1 hour) when travelling to Gansbaai. Please be aware that there are road works en route and waiting times are included in the above travelling times. COVID-19: YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY! It is our duty of care to ensure your safety is a priority and respond to any concerns during these ever-changing times. We pride ourselves on our attention to cleanliness and all our diving equipment is cleaned daily. We also have the following precautions in place: Alcohol-based antibacterial hand sanitizer for all guests onsite Frequent cleaning and sanitisation of all surfaces On-call medical practitioners Boxes of tissues available Restrooms are checked & cleaned on a regular basis and replenished COVID-19: TOP TIPS Wash and sanitise your hands regularly Make use of the onsite alcohol-based antibacterial hand sanitizer Cover your face with the bend of your elbow or with a tissue if you cough or sneeze. Tissues will be available onsite as well as closed bins to dispose of them Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands Limit shaking of hands for now Fill out your details correctly when registering! Should we need to contact you about anything, we need to have the right information to get in touch with you COVID-19 UPDATED CANCELLATION POLICY UPDATED: 2020 Our standard cancellation policy stands; however, we are always willing to review on a case by case basis for extenuating circumstances. We have implemented a free date change policy - so if a client wishes to postpone their trip, we are happy to change the departure date to later in 2020 or 2021 at no charge. Please note that if the client moves the date to 2021, the 2021 prices will come into effect.

  • Public Liability Insurance is in Place
  • The Relevant permits are in place.

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