CAGE DIVE WITH GREAT WHITE SHARKS & COW SHARKS
Cage Diving Day Tour from Cape Town
From ZAR 3250 per person.
For the shark diving enthusiasts visiting Cape Town we are offering this new cage diving day tour comprising an early morning Cage Dive with Great White Sharks in False Bay and an afternoon dive with the Sevengill Cow Sharks at Millers Point. This cage diving day tour may be linked to any tours, packages and charters offered by Oceans Africa.
6am : Transfer to Simonstown: Unless you are already staying in Simonstown, it’s an early morning start I’m afraid, but your excitement for the day ahead and some strong coffee, should help to wipe the sleep from your eyes.
7am : Cage Diving : On arrival in Simonstown you will greeted at Simonstown Pier where you will be fully briefed and kitted for a mornings Cage Diving with one of the most professional and environmentally sensitive operators in the area. Great White Sharks are attracted to the boat by use of bait, sound and decoy. The divers take turns enter the 4 man cage while those in waiting while those in waiting have excellent surface viewing opportunities. There will also be the chance to view the local seal colony and there are often sightings of whales and dolphins on the way to or from the Island.
12h30 Lunch: Lunch may be taken at any of the waterfront restaurants in Simonstown, while your divemaster attends to your equipment requirements for the afternoon dive.
14H00 : Dive with Sevengill Cow Sharks: The afternoon dive will be spent in search of these beautiful and little understood sharks. Sevengill cow sharks Notorynchus cepedianus attain 3m in length and can be found throughout the year in shallow waters along the kelp fringes of False Bay. Both a formidable predator and scavenger these primitive looking sharks are in rest-mode during the day and seem undisturbed by the presence of divers, offering fantastic encounters and photo opportunities. Depending on numbers this dive may be undertaken as a shore entry – should this be the case numbers will be limited to 2 divers per Divemaster. The shore-entry is relatively easy, however divers should be reasonably fit and comfortable in cold water equipment.
17h00 : Transfer:
Transfers will be arranged as per your requirements.
Prices Exclude: ZAR 45.00 MPA diving permit. All meals and refreshments. Personal expenses . All equipment hire . Insurance. Anything else we haven’t mentioned.
Prices Include: All transport and transfers where stated based on 2 people (single rates on application). All park and entrance fees . All dives as stated (tanks and weights only) snacks and drinks on cage diving trip.
Terms and Conditions: Prices are correct at time of posting but may change at any time without notice . Discounted rates available for groups on application . Payment in full secures booking