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African Shark Eco-Charters

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“seal island”(66 reviews)
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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...more
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Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 82 838 2309
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to avoid absolutely this company if you do not want to ruin your holidays. In our case, the team of the company has changed at the last time the journey under the pretext that the weather condition was bad. Initially the sharks trip...More

Thank Crackos
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

In response to this review, please allow us to simply copy and paste the correspondence between Mr. Alain Felix and ourselves, but before I do that, I want to clarify two points brought up in the review. A. We did ask the guest to move...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Never in my entire life did I experience something so intense it was money well spent could not believe the adrenaline I felt must do it again in the future will recommend to anyone

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Capt. Rob and his whole crew are terrific. From booking through the tour and back to the dock everyone was great. On the way out to Seal Island we saw one whale. The tour was very organized and everyone was very helpful and provided us...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

After much research we chose ASEC so save yourself the legwork and book them now! 15 on the boat and that seemed a lot until the first group went in then gt all ran very smoothly. We all got to spend at least 20 minutes...More

Thank Peter B
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it and glad you had a good trip.

Reviewed 7 September 2018

We booked the early morning sunrise trip and had a whale of a time!! A party of four, 1-viewer and 3 shark cage divers. We all loved it from first minute until the last despite the cold September morning weather. The guys were all knowledgeable...More

Thank Ralph P
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We read all the reviews and decided to sign up with ASEC. They sent reminders to ensure our punctual arrivals at 640 am on the pier. The boat, all equipment and wet suits seemed well maintained. Light snacks and refreshments were provided. Fleeced ponchos keep...More

1  Thank junesing
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Nadine for ensuring our shark diving experience was second to none! We will be back! Jim Stoneham

1  Thank Jim S
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My son went with ASEC and saw several huge great whites. So we took a go at it. We got lucky and saw a medium shark right away. The boat trip wasn’t bad to seal island. We tried going from Gansabai last fall and trip...More

Thank lindaOrlando
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely response. Our crew really tries hard to educate and interact with our guests and I am very glad that you had a great experience.

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had a most fabulous experience with ASEC, all the staff were super friendly, helpful and informative! Highly recommend this experience for anyone who is brave, adventurous, and wants to make the most of what South Africa has to offer!

1  Thank Moishe L
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Seriously. This trip is so much fun, I've flown 13,000 miles on three separate occasions just to spend a few days out with Rob and the ASEC crew! I specifically call out the ASEC folks, because they're what make the experience so enjoyable. Yes, you're...More

1  Thank Chris P
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your amazing and comprehensive review. Rob and the crew are really thrilled at your comments as they are so passionate and so glad it comes across. Please keep joining us in the future. It was great to have you aboard with ASEC.

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Response from AIRJAWS | Property representative |
Hi. You are welcome to rent gopros but we don't take a video.
13 February 2018|
Response from AIRJAWS | Property representative |
Hi Please email us directly and we will assist you.
13 February 2018|
Response from AIRJAWS | Property representative |
Hi I am not sure what Teva sandals are but as long as it's flat shoes it will be fine.