Questions and Answers
- How much does it cost?
Adults: R1600 per person
Children U/12: R800 per person.
- What does it cost for a return transfer trip from Cape Town by coach?
R350 per person or R200 from Hermanus return payable separately.
- Where does the trip start?
The trip starts at Kleinbaai harbour, 2km from Gansbaai, 44 km from Hermanus & 160 km from Cape Town. (GPS co-ordinates: 34°36’52″S – 19°21’18″E)
- How long is the trip?
Between 4 to 6 hours, depending on the shark activity.
- At what age can children participate in the trip?
From 8 years onwards under control of a parent or guardian, remembering that the trip can be 5 hours at sea. Please note that no children under the age of 8 will be allowed on the boat.
- What is the distance from Cape Town to Kleinbaai and how long is the drive to Kleinbaai?
The distance is 160 km and approximately 2 1/2 hours.
- Is breakfast and lunch included?
A full continental breakfast (We do not serve bacon and eggs) is available before the trip. A variety of breadrolls, cooldrinks, fruit, chips and snacks are available on the boat. It’s all self-help.
- Is diving gear provided?
All diving gear is provided including fresh clean towels.
- Do we dive with air?
No, it is just breathholding.
- Do we require a license or diving experience?
No previous diving experience is necessary.
- How big is the cage (how many people can it take on one time)?
The cage is rectangular, 4.2 meters long, 1 meter wide and can take 8 people at a time.
- How long do you spend in the cage?
Approximately 20 minutes to a half an hour.
- How far in advance should one book?
Book at least one week ahead if possible to avoid disappointment. Click here to make a booking.
- Can underwater cameras be purchased?
Yes, at a cost of R200.00 cash only.
- Do you have a videographer on every trip?
- Are exclusive charters available?
Yes we specialize in providing such a service for both large and small groups.
- How can I pay?
Cash (ZAR) or by Credit Card (Master or Visa).
- Public liability?
We hold a $500 million policy covering us for negligence whilst you are on the boat or in the cage.
- Do you feed the sharks?
No feeding, only chumming with a secret mixture that does not include any shark by product.
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