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Address: Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 82 564 1904

Shark Explorers offers customized shark diving, viewing and filming...

Shark Explorers offers customized shark diving, viewing and filming expeditions which take you directly to the sharks of Southern Africa. We will help you plan your ultimate shark diving experience, viewing or film shoot by making sure you are in the right place at the right time with the best chance of successfully encountering your shark of choice. Our Mission Statement:We believe that we can make a difference by showing people a positive experience with sharks. We don’t believe in misrepresenting them as potential killers for an adrenalin experience to sell tours. We do believe that sharks should be respected as the critically important predators they are. Our specialties are: Great White Sharks Mako Sharks Blue Sharks Sevengill Sharks Cat Sharks Spotted Gully Sharks The ultimate adventure expedition, the annual Sardine Run! In collaboration with our friends and partners we also offer you Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Bull Sharks, Black tip Sharks, Bronze Whaler Sharks and Dusky Sharks. We will show you these misunderstood creatures like you have never experienced before. Shark Explorers sets the standards and guidelines for responsible shark diving and interactions high. We provide a holistic experience which includes breaking down sensationalistic, adrenaline-hyped advertising, treating sharks with respect, reducing the impact we have on them and their environment, educating divers about their behaviour and the threats they face. Most importantly we want to show you the sheer beauty of these fascinating sharks and give you an experience you won’t forget.

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Mako and Blue Shark Dive! Incredible!

Being a teenager and notorious for not liking early starts this was so worth the getting up and out at 5:30, I arrived to be greeted by tea and coffee I was briefed and then sent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Hatty M
Cape Town Central, South Africa

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a teenager and notorious for not liking early starts this was so worth the getting up and out at 5:30, I arrived to be greeted by tea and coffee I was briefed and then sent to get into my wetsuit and get the correct BCD, booties, fins and snorkel size. They also went above and beyond and organised a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went on an amazing dive with the Shark Explorers in the deep. Saw tons of sharks and a humongous tuna. Also the sandwiches were legit A.F.

Thank Tegan M
Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Right off the bat the crew at Shark Explorers made me feel like home. Showed up at 6am and the coffee was ready and delicious. I had some equipment with me but needed some extras for scuba and Broc the captain very kindly threw that in! Friendly, welcoming, always felt appreciated. The boat and ride out to the dive site... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Trip did not take place and I had 0 communication from anyone at Shark Explorers or Shark Seekers to tell me this and no reply to my e-mails after I left the UK. Shark Seekers is simply a tour agent, not the company that actually runs the trips so cut out the middle man and deal direct with one of... More 

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SharkExplorers62, Owner at Shark Explorers, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, We are sorry to hear about your struggle and disappointment regarding your booking. Trust us that form our side we don't want to disappoint our clients. We do however feel that though your complaint is valid, us at Shark Explorers are not responsible for this badly managed communications and we would appreciate it if you would consider removing... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a great experience. The crew was friendly and professional, and even though 6 great white sharks came within inches of our cage, I felt quite safe. This is not to me missed if you are in the Cape Town area

Thank american-abroad-2016
Llanelli, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic day out. Brilliant professional team that made the experience really memorable and couldn't do enough for you. We were also lucky enough to see a six hundred pod of dolphins and a southern right whale leaping out of the water, magical day, thanks guys

Thank SasLarks
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Shark explorers was amazing. We had a particularly lucky day. We saw a shark breach and try to eat a seal, with an amazing view! Once the shark cage diving began, we were in the cage about 20 mins and had sharks come right up to the cage. In total, there were 8 different great white sharks! It was incredible.... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Yes we did with my teenagers kids. The experience was unforgetable. We saw many sharks and appreciated the beauty of the show. A large crew to help us at every stage. Only a hot tea after the cold water was missing.

Thank SerBaz50
Wood Ridge, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is definitely a must do experience to get up close to the sharks and seals. However, while the crew is extremely friendly and tries to accomodate everyone, some adjustments are needed. First and foremost, their own website acknowledges a small boat and states only 12 clients are allowed per booking. I counted 19 clients and 4 crew on our... More 

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Morne H, Owner at Shark Explorers, responded to this review

Firstly, we would like to apologies for any inconvenience caused on that day for you not to fully enjoy your white shark experience with us. In return we would like to offer you two complimentary vouchers to join us on a trip when next visiting Cape Town. The vouchers are transferable and can be made available as a gift from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Today my life long dream came true came true and got to see Great White Sharks up close and also cage dive with them and see one jump out of water to catch a fake and another bite a real one in half. Some magical creatures they are. All thanks to Shark Explorers. The crew were amazing and knowledgable giving... More 

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