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White Shark Projects

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White Shark Projects welcomes local and international tourists, divers and non-divers … anyone who wishes to encounter, dive with, or view white sharks in a safe and professional environment. White Shark Projects was established in 1989 and is a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
16 Geelbek Street | Kleinbaai, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 76 245 5880
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I did the half-day adventure from Gansbaai, and everything about it was incredible, and professional. Our driver picked us up right on time in downtown Cape Town, and had us in Gansbaai with plenty of time to spare. Tom, our marine biologist...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OneoftheDunedain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out today White Sharks Project. These guys are amazing we arrived and were greeted warmly with both hot and cold drinks as well as a great spread of food. Tom gave us some facts about the sharks and after a short safety briefing we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank I4712CZamandas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best team in town🦈👍 Very professional staff. First boat on the reef, and sharks/stingrays ind the water👍 We will come back to see “the great white” Thanks too staff and skipper 👍 Klaus Skare

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, we know nature is fickle but to pay over 3k rand to see not one shark- even bronze whalers- and not to see anyone actually get in the cage was mind numbingly disappointing- especially since we had already been cancelled the previous day. Not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NRB_11
charms2, Public Relations Manager at White Shark Projects, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry that you had a disappointing experience with us and did not get the chance to see any of the sharks that the area has to offer. The day of your trip was the one day out of the week that nothing was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First we booked with an other company, White shark ventures, but they cancelled so we where very disappointed BUT White shark projects helped us book at last minute. And now we are so happy that we went sharkcagediving with them! Everything was planed, secure and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Anwielto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I joined White Shark Projects at the end of January to take part in a two week volunteer placement. My only regret is that I didn’t stay longer. I am still in absolute awe of the once In a life time experience and journey I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kelly1403
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys will, not only do their best to show you a Great White. They will educate you on Great Whites and how we can protect these fascinating creatures. If you are up for a little time on the ocean and maybe a little adrenaline...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marianU1090SP
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Team is professional and thoughtful, equipping everyone with adequate food, equipment, facts on great whites and the to dos. The cage dive itself with the great whites in front of you is an amazing experience. Really regret not bringing a underwater go pro...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ailk88
Reviewed 28 January 2019

Chose this company because its good reviews and its conservation efforts, they did not disappoint. Drove at 4am from Cape Town to meet them at Gansbaai at 6am (straight forward drive). We were out at sea for about 3-4hrs, the staff were really professional and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elvincheng
Reviewed 26 January 2019

I was picked up at 4:30am from Cape Town and drove out with a group to Gansbaai. Upon arrival, they had a warm breakfast waiting for us and let us relax a little before giving us the briefing. The Marine Biologist talked to us about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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21 March 2018|
Response from charms2 | Property representative |
Yes your 10 year old can
Katherine P
22 August 2017|
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Response from Wsprojects | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us, we love hearing from you. I am delighted to meet another shark fanatic! But I completely understand your concern. All I can do, is tell you how the situation stands at the moment... The Orcas... More