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In Gansbaai the Great White shark is seen at the surface, a spectacular sight. In June and July - Sardine Run time - an even more spectacular event is to be seen in False Bay- Great White sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) attacking Cape Fur Seals and launching themselves completely clear of the water. With a daily 85% success rate at seeing the Great Whites acheiving these incredible leaps, this is something you have to see ! Whilst at sea, we also offer the possibility of entering the cage to view the Great Whites underwater.

Day three will be a 10 metre dive with Broadnose Seven Gill Cowshark ( Notorynchus cepedianus) during which dive we also have the possibility of seeing Spotted Gully Shark (Triakis megalopterus), Puffadder shyshark (Haploblepharus edwardsii), Pyjama (or Striped) Catshark (Poroderma africanum), Dark Shyshark (Haploblepharus pictus) and the Leopard Catshark (Poroderma pantherinum) followed in the afternoon by a dive with the incredible Cape Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus).

The programme begins with you flying to Cape Town after your dives at Aliwal Shoal. You will be met at Cape Town airport and transported to Simonstown. You will stay in Simontown on a Bed & Breakfast basis. The accomadation is very close to a number of top class restaurants so we are leaving you the option of choosing your own type of cuisine.

Day 1 You arrive from Durban

Day 2 Morning Predation viewing of Great White sharks with the option of also seeing the Whites from the surface cage.

Day 3 Inthe morning you will dive with the Broadnose Seven Gill Cowshark ( Notorynchus cepedianus) and, hopefully, the various Shysharks and Catsharks

Day 4 Return to Europe

Want to spend an extra night or two in Simons Town, maybe to visit the Cape Peninsular Reserve, Table Mountain, the Wine route or just to have a spare day available in case a bad sea causes cancellation of one of your dives ?- We can happily offer you this at € 68 per night bed and light breakfast sharing or € 85 single occupancy.

We require a minimum of two clients for this extension and the cost of the extension is Euro 1 160.00 per person ( +Euro 80 single room) which includes:-

Three nights accomadation Bed & Breakfast

The dives mentioned above

Dive cylinder and weights as required

Transport Cape Town airport -Simonstown - Cape Town airport

Not included are:-

Dive gear apart from cylinder and weights


Meals apart from breakfast


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