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African Shark Eco-Charters

#3 of 21 Tours in Simon's Town Features Animals
Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 82 838 2309
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Really Cool Experience

This was the last experience of a memorable trip to Africa. Our first encounter was to check in and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Heather H
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Amazing experience!!

I was lucky to have a wonderful day, clear water and got to see many sharks. The team was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dominique B
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Join shark expert and naturalist Rob Lawrence for a personalize true shark experience.Certified "Fair Trade in Tourism", we offer eco-friendly shark cage diving and great white breaching trips in Simon's Town.Small groups only Scuba Diving offered with no dive experience needed. A truly amazing experience.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
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+27 82 838 2309

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the last experience of a memorable trip to Africa. Our first encounter was to check in and pay. The woman at the counter had a great sense of humor about us signing the waiver about losing limbs or life. You are asked to...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky to have a wonderful day, clear water and got to see many sharks. The team was very professional and kind. I really wanted to see big great whites and these were smaller ones, but you never know if you'll even see any....More

1  Thank Dominique B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a shark dive trip on July 5, 2017. The crew was professional, personable, and knowledgeable. I got to go in the cage a few times. And eventually got some great views/shots of a Great White. It was an unforgettable experience that I...More

1  Thank Christa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a shark cage diving trip in early July--which is supposed to be a good time to go, but we tried to set expectations low We ended up being fortunate to have ample shark sightings throughout the entire trip! We went out with a...More

1  Thank fuleco7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with a group and we had booked pretty last minute ( the day before!) - we booked after we heard that there were some shark activity the previous day. We were sent an email of what to prepare for, including taking sea sickness...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked African Shark Eco-Charters for a shark breaching tour in May while visiting Cape Town and South Africa. Up until the day before our tour was scheduled, we heard from many people that there were no sharks in the area as the weather...More

Thank Allison J
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I do however take exception to your review and to the fact that you say we "exaggerated the activity". In fact we were totally honest and upfront with your agent. I have the emails to prove that this. Email to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very professional outfit, well organised and friendly. I was told prior to booking that the numbers of shark sightings were greatly reduced at the moment so they were very open about my chances of seeing sharks. The weather while I was in Cape town...More

Thank CAV1968
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a good trip despite no sharks. Its been a very difficult season so far and each day has been different. Some good ,some very poor. I am thrilled you got to see sharks the next...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

It was a great experience, the staff is very kind and knowledgeable and they make every possible effort to attract the sharks to the boat. as these are wild animals, there is no certainty that they will come out and i got to see a...More

Thank Angel M
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and I am glad you had a good trip and a good time with ASEC.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We booked our trip months in advance. Communication was excellent. Everyone should be aware nothing is guaranteed, wild animals and weather cannot be predicted. We scheduled our trip for the day after our arrival in CapeTown that way should we see nothing or boats were...More

Thank terik0971
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I am thrilled you had a great trip with us.

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Diving with the sharks being big on the bucket list and coming all the way from Australia was really looking forward to diving with the sharks. However was contacted by eco-charters advising that the tour was to be canceled due to adverse weather the previous...More

Thank Sean R
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thanks for your review. I can understand your disappointment. Our weatherman got the weather forecast very wrong. The forecast we used when we cancelled our trip said the weather was going to be very bad and was expected to come in at 10am. It was...More

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chandafuller
16 May 2017|
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Response from AIRJAWS | Property representative |
Hi, and thank you for your enquiry! We have experienced an uncharacteristically slow season this year, with little to no shark activity. We have put this down to the weather, and the fact that we have not had a winter to... More
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Joe B
7 March 2017|
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Morning At the moment we are experiencing unseasonable low shark sightings and the trips have been very inconsistent.
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marielissifontes
1 November 2016|
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hi you can google our company and our Web page will come up. i cannot put the website name here as trip advisor wont allow it.
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