Adventurous Things to Do in Gansbaai

THE 10 BEST Adventurous Things to Do in Gansbaai

Best Adventurous Things to Do in Gansbaai

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  • BOFA BOY
    Bridge of Allan, UK1 408 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We were staying at Whale Huys and decided to walk along the cliff top path to the caves which was well worth it. One of the caves is currently being converted into two underground swimming pools. Well worth a visit.
    Written 17 January 2024
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  • Global49115837204
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I am probably the last guy on earth you would please with a horse riding. I did it and had a wonderful afternoon. For those like me that are not at ease with horses (you cannot control them like my motorbike ;-), take it easy. Take a deep breathe, keep your mind opened, and just accept that the team will take care and advise. Don't lie about your level or the fact that you are not comfortable with horses. Just tell the truth. I started the tour being on leash, I finally had a swim with the horse and I ended it all by myself even being able to go for and control trot (come on, on 50 meters, but still...). I had Frisco who is my best friend now. I definitely recommend it. Team are pros, they know what they are doing, I always felt safe, and you spend a very good time. (is that me writing that ? I can't believe it). I did it with my wife and son (9) -Feb 24.
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • Rohankacker
    New Delhi, India1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience and excellent crew, the team was very informative and made the entire experience unforgettable. We thank the team for their wonderful management of the experience as well.
    Written 4 January 2024
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  • Climber15347297191
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great activity in the sand dunes! The views are spectacular. What an extraordinary feeling to bike on the sand! The tour is very well organized, easy for everyone. Dave is a great guide always encouraging and reassuring when necessary... A must do activity!
    Written 26 February 2024
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  • Yunus Emre K
    Izmir, Türkiye2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Super! That was an awesome experience! Make sure to get sea sickness medicine if you are weak for that… Safe and secure diving
    Written 23 December 2023
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  • Jock S
    Gibraltar31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Just finished a trip out Cage diving and it was totally amazing, the crew was amazing especially goronia (sorry if spelt wrong) and bee the photographer, bee got great shots and was so funny 😁 great laugh and goronia was so enthusiastic about the animals and conservation 😀 this crew, facilities and whole set up is amazing and makes you feel so safe. so happy I did this with them, sharks all over place even had a few bumping Cage which made it so much better for me 😀

    thank you for everything
    Written 31 January 2024
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  • Elizabeth D
    4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I enjoyed the experience - no doubt about that. I do think, though, that you should be more clear about the fact that customers will NOT see The Great White Shark. I was very disappointed when I found out that the Great White Shark had disappeared from Gansbaai. It is a little bit false advertisement in my opinion. It would be much more honest to write, which kind of sharks customers should expect to experience.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • martina w
    56 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really professional company, we felt safe all the way in very very choppy sea. Every effort was made to ensure everyone got to see the wildlife. The whales were amazing. The daily blog for each trip with pictures is great as it's very difficult to get clear photos when the boat is bouncing around so much. The work they do in supporting penguins is inspiring. Be warned take sea sickness tablets even if you don't generally feel ill at sea!
    Written 18 November 2023
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  • Rob
    27 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Superb and unforgettable experience. Wonderful day from start to finish and delighted with how fully the company is oriented towards conservation and respect for the animals. There will definitely be a “next time”!!!
    Written 3 May 2021
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  • John O
    Boulder, CO16 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I've always been scared to death of sharks and wanted to overcome this by swimming with them (in a cage). If you're in a similar position as me, this is the place to do it... the cages face the open water, but the back of the cage faces the boat, which I liked. Also, you can hold onto bars INSIDE the cage, which means your fingers aren't exposed to sharks. You also don't need a scuba certification, you just hold your breath and dunk your head underwater... all of this was super helpful in getting me in the water. These guys did everything right... recommended.
    Written 6 April 2016
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  • NRBQRocks
    Boston, Massachusetts89 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My daughter and I had a very good experience, but you need to make sure that you go with the right expectations. First - We saw two sharks but there are no guarantees. Second - The Boat ride was choppy, this is NOT a trip if you are the slightest bit prone to sea sickness (about 20% of the passengers on our trip got seasick and didn't participate in the diving). Third - The food and pre-trip videos were all good but not great (don't expect luxury). Go with the right expectations and hope for the best. We would absolutely do it again. The hotel pick up was very good.
    Written 27 August 2018
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  • Cheryl
    Cape Town, South Africa5 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The morning started off with a delay on the sharklady's end, which made the group of 18 a tit bit restless... But boy were we in for a treat! X2 juvenile great whites of 2.5m in size as well as x2 massive stingrays (family of the shark) came out to play on the day!!! A BIG THANK YOU to the skipper and crew for your friendly hospitality. I will definitely be coming back with a few friends👌
    Written 19 June 2022
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