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Shark & Safari - Day Tours

#27 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cape Town Central Features Animals
V&A Information Center | Dock Road, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4873
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Shark & Safari specialises in wild life & adventure tours, specifically the Great White Shark cage diving & viewing tours as well as the unique Cape Safari near Cape Town, South Africa. We have tailored each of our package tours to ensure that you experience the very best of what is on offer in Cape Town. We Drive Adventure. If you wish to do a longer safari in Southern Africa, we have many packages available that cater for most tastes and interests.
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Hours Today: 04:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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V&A Information Center | Dock Road, Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience, well prepared guides. In august the temperature can be a little too cold for a Safari but still it is worthed.More

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Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review. The temperatures in the Karoo can vary a lot of the year and even in same day. May - August it can still be a little and chilly and we recommend a windbreaker . December to March it can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip to Inverdoorn which was facilitated by Shark and Safari. Zoe was informative and accurate in her description of the tour. Garrett was fantastic. He provided a safe and comfortable drive to and from the venue. He was very informative of...More

Thank gooksnzed
Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank You for the great review. I will pass you compliments on to Zoe and Garrett. They will be really pleased that you enjoyed Inverdoorn. See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I were excited to see sharks, it was booked weeks in advance. The day before the diving we got a call from a woman saying no sharks since yesterday. For us it was not a problem, one day without sharks. After 3hours...More

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Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We informed your agent that we had not seen sharks for a week due to the orcas in the bay. Previously we saw a shark on the 25 June and then had several days of bad winter weather. We have this on record. We offered...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We contact them for a shark diving. She told us "Be aware they didnt have shark yesterday". We said: "It's okay, one day without shark can happend" so we went there. Finally no shark, but the guy told us. "We havent see any shark for...More

2  Thank Mikael B
Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mikael, We informed your agent that we had not seen sharks for a week due to the orcas in the bay. Previously we saw a shark on the 25 June and then had several days of bad winter weather. We have this on record....More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Dangerous driver. We believed to die during the very risky road in the Mountains. Arrested by the police !More

Thank SARAH D
CT_wander, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sarah, We were absolutely mortified to hear about your experience. We launched an investigation and disciplinary action was taken against the driver. The stop by the traffic police was a routine traffic stop to ensure our regulatory compliance. It was not due to the...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

I was in Cape Town for a conference and didn't realize I would have extra time to get out and explore. I called them and spoke with Andrew about the Safari just before they closed the night before I could go. He was incredibly helpful...More

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Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for the great review. We are so glad you had a great Safari. We love it when we can help clients, even at the last moment, to experience an African Safari close to Cape Town.

Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Myself, my wife and our 17 yr old son had an awesome time on the shark cage expedition. We weren't even hooked up to the cage and already had a large great white swim by. An experience we will never forget.

Thank Edie L
Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2017

Thank You for such a great review. We hope you will visit us again for other unforgettable experiences.

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We booked our tour with this company after being duped by another company that turned out to be a fraud. Theresa Cole (the representative) was incredibly helpful, comforting, and professional. She was able to accommodate us for a tour the following day despite the short...More

Thank Yisbel
Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for your review. The safari at Inverdoorn is a great entry level to the world of wildlife safaris. It is the best that we can provide close to Cape Town with a daily tour option. We can arrange safari thorughout Southern Africa including...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice staff! They propose very interested activities! The driver who bring you to the activities is very respectful and friendly!

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Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for you review. We love been friendly and respectful to our guests. It is always good to offer interesting activities to interesting people!

Reviewed 6 September 2016

Could've been really cool, but we didn't see any sharks. I understand this was not usually the case though.More

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Andrew F, Manager at Shark & Safari - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Hi Andy, We are sorry you did not see any sharks. Occasionally nature does not oblige. You should have received a voucher for another trip. When you next plan to Cape Town, get in touch and we will do our best get you up close...More

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Laurie F
8 May 2017|
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Response from Andrew F | Property representative |
Hi Laurie, We definitely do have 2 day Cape Wildlife safaris that run in May and June. Normally we also have the sharks but due to Orcas causing havoc in the bay we are not sure about the rest of May. We are confident that... More
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tbaskerville23
15 October 2016|
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Response from Andrew F | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for for contacting us. Not sure which tour you referring to but lets see if I can help. Shark Cage Diving: All the boats in Gansbaai take between 20 and 40 pax. Our boat takes 26 at a time. No diving in... More
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