Hermanus Shark Cage Diving Trips

As far as bucket-list activities go, shark cage diving remains up there. Safe in a cage or on the deck of the boat, you can experience a close encounter with great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias).

A 30-minute drive from Hermanus, Gansbaai is the shark-cage diving capital of the world. Between June and September, migrating great white sharks spend a few months around Dyer Island (15-minutes by boat from Gansbaai), which is home to a colony of Cape fur seals - a great white's…

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Shark Cage Diving in Hermanus
Shark Cage Diving in Hermanus

As far as bucket-list activities go, shark cage diving remains up there. Safe in a cage or on the deck of the boat, you can experience a close encounter with great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias).

A 30-minute drive from Hermanus, Gansbaai is the shark-cage diving capital of the world. Between June and September, migrating great white sharks spend a few months around Dyer Island (15-minutes by boat from Gansbaai), which is home to a colony of Cape fur seals - a great white's favourite meal.

And, you don't need to be in a cage to see the sharks either. Surface viewing from the boat is often better than from the cage, especially in summer months when underwater visibility can be limited.

With high-season during winter months, there's the chance of wind, rain and storms, so keep a few days available to head out when the weather is most favourable.

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White Shark Projects - Overberg

Shark diving with us will provide a unique opportunity to witness the wonder of the Great White shark in a safe and professional environment. White Shark Projects is a renowned global research organisation, founded in 1989, which is totally dedicated to the conservation of these magnificent ocean predators. We’ll take you on an adrenalin-surging adventure in the heart of the world's Great you...