We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shark Explorers

Features Animals

Shark Explorers
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (156)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“blue sharks”(13 reviews)
“great whites”(14 reviews)
“these guys”(13 reviews)
Shark Explorers offers customized shark diving, viewing and filming expeditions which take you directly to the sharks of Southern Africa. We will help you plan your ultimate shark diving experience, viewing or film shoot by making sure you are in...more
No 62 St Georges Street | Simonstown, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 82 564 1904
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Simon's Town
from US$92,77
More Info
from US$70,94
More Info
from US$101,86
More Info
from US$94,44
More Info
Reviews (140)
Filter reviews
123 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews blue sharks great whites these guys fur seals kelp forest dive shop open water course amazing experience dive trip dive sites cape town beautiful animals other companies morne mako breach cage
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 123 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2019

I recently completed my third dive with Shark Explorers (2 in the Cape Town and 1 in the Bahamas). The entire team exhibits the highest levels of professionalism, from the office staff when booking and paying, to the dive team and captain who put safety...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JonnyRath
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Awesome dives with awesome crew - safe diving - clean diveshop - clean and good divegear - Drinks and Snacks on Board - awesome crew done two times the Mako & Blue Shark dive and one inshore dive includes seals & kelp forest - amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jo_sharkaholic
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Good steaks, friendly service and great location. Will go again for sure. Prices are OK and fair. Thanks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TombRacer
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We went diving with Shark Explorers for two days and fell in love with the crew and the atmosphere around it. We dove the Blue/mako dive, the seven gill shark dives and the seal dive. Couldn't have been any better. The staff is hardworking and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cruiser67109728689
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great crew and experience with Shark Explorers. They created a great environment and provided us a great morning on the boat. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The crew was amazing at knowing how to bring the great whites in close enough to see. Two other companies’ boats were near us and it was evident Shark Explorers knew the best ways to get the shark to breach and to bring them close...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tracie C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A fantastic Skipper & crew.. Fun, knowledgeable, prepared and all round an amazing experience. They try to help to understand the sharks!! Very important

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ToniGadd
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is the second time I have gone out Shark Cage diving and both times I did not see a Shark ! Bad luck ! The fist people in the cage had a 3 second view as a Shark swam past and after that nothing.The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andrewschoeman
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I did my open water course with Shark Explorers. It was one of the most amazing, adrenaline experiences. Morne and his team made the whole experience so much fun, with lots of banter, laughter and jokes. I was nervous initially but the calmness and chilled...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jesstewart
Reviewed 23 April 2018

As soon as we stepped into the Shark Explorers shop in Simon's Town we immediately felt part of the Shark Explorers team. Our dive instructor Morne was absolutely incredible. It was non stop laughter from start to finish. His passion, professionalism and knowledge of diving...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mark s
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
aha Simon's Town Quayside Hotel
513 reviews
.35 km away
Calders Hotel & Conference Centre
57 reviews
5.88 km away
The Last Word Long Beach
255 reviews
11.05 km away
Colona Castle
100 reviews
11.24 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 46 nearby restaurants
The Lighthouse Cafe
811 reviews
.22 km away
The Sweetest Thing
186 reviews
.15 km away
602 reviews
.34 km away
Monocle & Mermaid
124 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 52 nearby attractions
South African Naval Museum
96 reviews
.16 km away
Simon's Town Museum
101 reviews
.28 km away
Just Nuisance
52 reviews
.26 km away
Warrior Toy Museum
61 reviews
.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
22 April 2016|
Response from hfdeepblue | Reviewed this property |
I did not do the Great White diving while I was there . Weather did not permit it; however, in South Africa you are not on scuba when you do these trips. You are in snorkel gear. It is not really 'diving'. I enjoyed my... More
9 January 2016|
Response from SharkExplorers62 | Property representative |
Sincere apologies for late reply, missed your message on tripadvisor. Hope you got to see the sharks :) all the best, Morne