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Marine Dynamics

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5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Marine Dynamics shark tours is the industry's leading white shark cage diving operator - dispelling the myths about sharks one client at a time. Not only can you expect a 5-star service start to finish, Marine Dynamics shark tours contributes directly to local white shark research by being the primary sponsor to the accredited non-profit, the Dyer Island Conservation Trust. Marine Dynamics is the preferred operator for National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, the BBC, South African Tourism and many more internationally recognized organizations. As you will see from our reviews, our staff are not only the most knowledgeable in the business but equally the most passionate about great white sharks and providing you an excellent experience you will never forget. Marine Dynamics operates out of The Great White House in Gansbaai, South Africa, where you will be treated to our 5-star hospitality underneath South Africa's only privately owned Southern right whale skeleton! Our custom-built vessel, Slashfin, was launched in 2010 and comes with all the modern amenities expected in a top quality vessel. Marine Dynamics guarantees a marine biologist, a videographer, and best value for money on every trip.
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
5 Geelbek Street, Kleinbaai, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 82 380 3405
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Reviewed 1 week ago


Thank MelissaForyan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb day. Didn’t see the great white but saw lots of sharks. It was organised well and everything was well prepared for the trip. Crew were wonderful and marine biologist was very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. Blankets were offered plus hot chocolate after...More

Thank HelenChapman68
Reviewed 1 week ago


Thank helenwheat2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the star of the show (great white) was missing that day. This was expected though and at least we saw other sharks and the weather was nice so it wasn’t a complete swing and a miss. Plus my girlfriend and I didn’t get sea...More

Thank MyAlpaca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is great company to see the sharks with. They do a lot of work woth marine animals so they can teach you a lot. They make the whole experiance amazing! Its incredibly safe and fun. They provided us with drinks and food. The staff...More

Thank neilhen10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled from ireland on holiday and we looked forward to this so much from the time we booked it! It did not disappoint. Such a lovely day out 😊 The excursion was SO well organised! From the time we got there until the time...More

Thank Monzo82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. A lot of information about the sharks. Very good and caring staff. We had good wetter so the waves were gentle. We saw 4 coppersharks and 1 great white. Everybody had enough time in the cage. It was a once in a lifetime...More

Thank Ger L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the worst thing I've ever done on any trip (and I've been to 47 countries). Three hours of hell in 10 foot swells. Three fourths of the passengers (including me) seemed ill and I've never been seasick in my life. No great white sharks...More

Thank malindamm
MarineDynamics, Online Community Manager at Marine Dynamics, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear malindamm Thank you for taking the time and giving us feedback. Unfortunately sea sickness is a reality of being at sea and even happens on perfect days. The conditions were very workable with a 2,5 to 3m swell during the day. Not everyone can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago


Thank Mooneys2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time whale and shark watching with Marine Dynamics and the Gods of good weather and great sightings were smiling down on us. We saw a total of 11 whales- one Humpback and 10 southern Wright, a couple of Great whites, a bronze shark...More

Thank Rheatravels
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12 December 2017|
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Response from Trevor056 | Reviewed this property |
No, no diving needed. You are supplied with wetsuit and goggles only. Once in the cage you use the bars internal to the cage to duck down under the water to see the sharks. Visibility is limited but sharks if there are any... More
Connie C
7 November 2017|
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Response from Geena C | Reviewed this property |
Did not work at all... i did not use it but a guy beside me in the boat used it with no result. Sorry...
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20 June 2017|
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Response from MarineDynamics | Property representative |
Hey there NJskubaDiva Thank you for your question. We do have showers available at our facility at R50 per person.