• Great white shark cage diving

Shark Cage Diving

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price: R1,600
  • Adult divers (from 10 December 2016 this rate will be R1750)
  • Non-divers (viewing on board): R1450 (from 10 December 2016 this rate will be R1600)
  • Children (12 years and younger, viewing on board): R1050
  • Transport: R400

Get your adrenalin pumping with a shark cage diving trip where you will be closer than ever before to one of nature’s most astonishing creatures.

Trip and transport times*

WSDC operates 1 to 3 cage diving trips per day, with trip meeting times ranging from early morning to midday. Each cage diving trip usually runs for approximately four and half hours.

Travel time from Cape Town is roughly 2.5 hours.

If you opt to make use of our transport service, collection times will be confirmed on the day prior to your trip.

*Exact times vary due to seasons, tides, sea and weather conditions, number of daily trips, shark activities, etc.



04h00 – 05h00
Start Point Pickup: Optional collection from any hotel/guesthouse in Cape Town or close surrounds
07h00 – 07h50
Arrival at White Shark Diving Co at 9 Kusweg, Kleinbaai Harbour, Gansbaai
07h50 – 08h00
Breakfast/lunch, beverages and a briefing on safety and what to expect during the trip
07h55 – 08h05
Boat ride to the dive site (approximately 15 to 20 minutes)
08h15 – 08h25
Cage is dropped at the diving site and guests are allocated diving gear
08h30 – 10h30
Guests take consecutive turns in the 8-man floating cage for an up close and personal experience with Great Whites
10h30 – 11h30
When not in the cage, guests can enjoy onboard refreshments and sightings of the White Sharks and other sea life from the viewing deck of the boat
11h00 – 11h45
Anchor is lifted and the skipper heads back to dock
Back at the WSDC crew house, guests enjoy a post-trip meal while watching the video footage of their trip

Additional information:

  • Towels are available at a small additional cost
  • Underwater digital camera rental (including memory card, which you take home with you)
  • Video footage of your trip available for purchase
  • Alternative meal options for passengers with specific dietary requirements, by prior arrangement only

Return transport:

  • R400pp from Cape Town or close surrounds
  • Adults : R1,600pp (Dives from 10th December will be R1,750)
  • Non-Divers: R1,450pp
  • Children (12yr & younger) R1,050