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African Shark Eco-Charters

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Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 82 838 2309
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Great Experience

It was a great experience, the staff is very kind and knowledgeable and they make every possible... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Angel M
Trip of a Lifetime

We booked our trip months in advance. Communication was excellent. Everyone should be aware... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
terik0971
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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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“seal island” (62 reviews)
“false bay” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
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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 26 June 2017

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 26 June 2017

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

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I was in Cape Town for 4 days and had booked to dive with African Shark Eco Charters several months in advance. The first day I was told the trip was cancelled due to high winds. The second day I was told was cancelled due...More

2  Thank UK-Yorkshire
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your email. We are experiencing high winds and lack of sharks of late and cancelling and moving a lot of trips. I am sorry for the lack of communication to get you into Gansbaai straight away. We will look into this and...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We are so pleased with this company. Their service is amazing and they will do anything to make sure you get into a cage to full full the dream of seeing a great white!! Thank you so much for making the dream come true!

1  Thank Trhoden
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your kind response. We always appreciate feed back especially about our service.

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Our planned shark diving adventure was cancelled four days ahead as the company stated there were not enough sharks in the bay. As an alternative, they offered us to go with a company they recommend to do shark diving in Gansbaai. They had even already...More

2  Thank isabella_deruiter
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for your kind response and I hope you had a good shark trip.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

We did the AM AirJaws breaching and cage dive trip. We did see a few sharks underwater, no breaching, the seals on the island were pretty cool as well as the dolphins. My rating is not at all based on the sharks, as that is...More

3  Thank wlk902
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for your review. So glad you had a good trip. Thank you for bringing up the bit about not being told how to use the regulators. All crew are instructed to instruct our guests on usage, and we will certainly look into this....More

Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Right from my first Enquiry through to disembarking today I can honestly say that the service provided from African Shark Eco Charters has been fantastic. The boat was well equipped & there wasn't a large number of people on the boat. The transfer was on...More

2  Thank netsriks
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. Its really much appreciated.

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We went out on the boat today . We got out early to arrive as a shark had just breeches and caught a seal . The crew was completely engaged with the 12 customers on the boat . They thought of all the details including...More

Thank laj2e7
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is one unforgettable, intimate and exhilarating experience! I believe implicitly that anyone interested in the natural order of things should see the Great White Shark in the wild. It is the only way to truly appreciate the magnificence, raw power and grace of this...More

4  Thank Paul D
AIRJAWS, Owner at African Shark Eco-Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Thank you for your in depth and comprehensive review. We really appreciate it and I am very sure it will be very helpful to many future guests wanting to join our trips.

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surreymumUk
3 August 2017|
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Response from AIRJAWS | Property representative |
Hi, Yes Gansbaai have been experiencing better activity since 06th August 2017 again :-)
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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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Response from AIRJAWS | Property representative |
Morning At the moment we are experiencing unseasonable low shark sightings and the trips have been very inconsistent.
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