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The Shark Company

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The Shark Company offers exceptional, safe shark tours for people of all ages in Hermanus - a world renown shark diversity hotspot. Each trip includes shark collecting and tagging to support an 11-year shark science project by local NGO, the SA...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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South African Shark Conservancy, Old Harbour | Old Harbour Museum, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun, fantastic people with real passion for sharks. I wish i could have taken part in the diving experience, but in the end I got to hang out with nice people and pet sharks. Made my day.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2019

From the beginning megs en meg made us feel very welcome and comfortable. For a first time snorkeller they helped me with all the gear and equipment and explained everything very nicely! It was very interesting to see how they tag the sharks and the...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

The information session brewed anticipation for the wonderful snorkel thereafter. It was incredible to swim in the kelp forest and see all the beautiful fish! We tagged the sharks we had caught in the snorkeling session and had the opportunity to buy beautiful photos of...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CharlotteS3659
The Shark C, Manager at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Thank you for your kind words. If there is anything we can do to improve client experience please let us know!

Reviewed 17 January 2019

The boys really enjoyed visiting the sharks, petting the sharks and learning all about the different kinds of sharks. Worth a visit to see what these young people are doing for the future of our sharks. Be sure to visit and support their research.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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The Shark C, Manager at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2019

Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again at The Shark Lab!

Reviewed 9 January 2019

An incredible time in the water, watching your dive instructor catch a few sharks by hand.We were encouraged to assist and learn and identify these beautiful species.An incredible adventure and a day of learning.Your lab and research centre must surely have the very best location...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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The Shark C, Manager at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thank you for coming and experiencing what we have on offer here. We hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 7 January 2019

Spent a month with the South African Shark Conservancy and the Shark Company. Had such an amazing time doing the shark snorkelling trips and lab tours the Shark Company offers. Great thing to do for people coming to Hermanus, whether they want to go diving,...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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The Shark C, Manager at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you so much for your positive review! We had a great time with you and we hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 6 January 2019

Memorable and unique experience snorkeling with some beautiful Shysharks you can't see anywhere else in the world. Breath taking to swim among the the kelp, and managed to see whales and dolphins in Walker bay on the same day. Would definitely recommend this to anyone...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SallyMartin3
The Shark C, Manager at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you Sally! We really enjoyed having you here and we hope you can come again soon!

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Very interesting and informative. Even the small children enjoyed it. A bit difficult to find. It could be better signposted. Thank you.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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The Shark C, Owner at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Hi Ruth, you and yours where a great addition to our day! Come back again, anytime!

Reviewed 28 November 2018

Quite a quick tour but very cool to see the work they’re doing at the lab, get to see and touch the sharks they’ve tagged and see shark eggs! Must do if you have half an hour to spare :)

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bubbafury
The Shark C, Owner at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank you- so glad you enjoyed it- we could talk forever about sharks, so you are very welcome to come back for more!

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

What an awesome experience! We chose to do snorkelling with shysharks and were guided by the Emily, our lovely and enthusiastic dive instructor. It was a shore entry. The water was cold but we had a full wetsuit including hat, gloves and shoes. The visibility...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The Shark C, Owner at The Shark Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Hi Sandra, this is the best description of what we do and we are so blown away by the kindness of this review. We hope to see you guys again sometime and we hope you enjoy the rest of South Africa.

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