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Apex Shark Expeditions

#2 of 21 Tours in Simon's Town Features Animals
Quayside Buidling | Shop no 3, Main Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 79 051 8558
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Shark Week Six!!

Swimming with great whites has always been a dream of mine and thanks to the entire Apex Crew I was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Courtney B
Trip of a Lifetime!

I don't even know where to start! My two friends and I were part of the Shark Week in South Africa... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Join Chris & Monique Fallows of Discovery Channel's Air Jaws series on your own AIR JAWS shark tour. Experience a morning or afternoon trip to see the Great White Sharks of Seal Island breaching and hunting.Get up close and personal, view the sharks in their own watery environment from the safety of a cage - all this in one trip!
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great whites” (52 reviews)
“cage dive” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Quayside Buidling | Shop no 3, Main Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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+27 79 051 8558
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Swimming with great whites has always been a dream of mine and thanks to the entire Apex Crew I was able to make this reality! There are not enough words to describe how amazing these people are!!!! They ensured we were safe, taken care of...More

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don't even know where to start! My two friends and I were part of the Shark Week in South Africa expedition and it exceeded ALL our expectations!!! Every single person we met was absolutely amazing and helped make this trip an unforgettable experience We...More

Thank christy_kooch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I finally was able to make it to the world famous Sardine Run. After much research, I decided on Apex Predators. I chose this company because I loved the fact that the owners Chris and Monique Fallows have such a passion about educating the public...More

Thank Phillip W
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the review and the acknowledgement of each and every staff member that was instrumental in the success of your expedition. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I contacted this company about shark diving and spoke with Renee who was the receptionist at the time. Renee made me feel so welcome and was so open and honest. Renee advised that they were experiencing a very slow start to the shark season and...More

1  Thank JMA-AUS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since I had a great time on my cage-diving trip with Apex two years ago I decided to go back for another adventure - the Sardine Run. This big feeding frenzy along the shores of the Eastern Cape brings together a variety of seabirds, dolphins,...More

Thank Uwe Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had to write a review for this company. 3 days before my actual date for the dive the company contacted me stating the lack of shark activity in False Bay off Simons town. They asked if I wanted to transfer to another location in...More

1  Thank Chris S
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review. It has been a tough few months with the sharks not being here. Things are looking up though with a few sightings over the last three days. Hopefully you will come back one day and the sharks will...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with both adventure as well as very friendly and professional staff who guided us all the way from prep to the boat. Folks running it been in business for over 35 years and would always be honest about probability of spotting...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Went on a cage dive trip with these guys at the end of March. Very professional and knowledgable team on board. They advised that shark sightings had been scarce for the previous two weeks and gave us every opportunity to switch to another outfit. Although...More

Thank Ikoyiboy
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for the review. The sharks are certainly taking their time to arrive at Seal Island this year. Nevertheless, it seems that your trip was filled with marine encounters which you have shown your appreciation of. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 26 March 2017

All our holiday trips in and around Cape Town were booked and organized through Apex and I just have to say: WOW - thank you. Karyn, Renee and Bernie put some really hard work and a lot of love and effort in our itinerary so...More

Thank Marco N
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It was an absolute pleasure to host you. Please come back and visit us again.

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I phoned to book but they advised that their trips weren't going ahead due to high winds. Instead they booked me on a trip with Marine Dynamics in Gansbaai who were excellent. Overall great communications and very helpful over the phone and via email.

Thank UK-Yorkshire
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you for the review and for acknowledging our staff's service. It goes a long way.

Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Taylor H
I'm concerned about visibility while in the cage (Google reviews stated this was a problem)... Has this been an issue on any trips?
7 June 2017|
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Response from UltimateAirJaws | Property representative |
Hi Taylor The visibility can be affected by adverse weather conditions prior to the trip however our peak shark season, which is in our winter ( your summer) usually brings good viz. Thanks Karyn
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drseagrist
Of the two dive times which one would you say has the best chance of seeing the sharks the morning or afternoon dive ?
24 February 2017|
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Response from UltimateAirJaws | Property representative |
The morning trips usually offer more activity than the afternoon trips. It is an early start but well worth it. Hope to host your trip. Karyn
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NicoleCxx
Hi do you have to be able to swim on the shark breaching trips as it includes a cage dive? I am not sure I want to get in the cage just yet but want to know if the option is available if I decide to instead of just observing the sharks from the boat.
6 January 2017|
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Response from UltimateAirJaws | Property representative |
Hi Nicole As our guests have indicated, the best viewing is from the vessel. However if you do decide to enter the cage without being able to swim, it can be overwhelming. One needs to be comfortable in the water in order... More
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