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“DO IT - a fantastic experience with an exceptional team at Blue Wilderness”

Blue Wilderness Shark Adventures
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Shark Cage Diving - Swim with Sharks - Shark SCUBA Diving - These are just some of the great shark adventures that Blue Wilderness offers from our Shark Center in Scottburgh along Durban's South Coast. Our shark expeditions are suited for all levels of experience, age and confidence. Our goal is to allow everyone a safe, exciting and educational encounter with the sharks of Durban's Aliwal Shoal. We also offer Scuba Diving and during the months of May to July we follow South Africa's incredible Sardine Run.
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Absolutely amazing experience enjoyed by our family of 5 with Blue Wilderness. The whole team are focussed on customers having a fantastic experience - but they do so with the relaxed nature of people that love what they do. We had a very informative briefing from Odette, who was also very helpful in the communications beforehand to make sure weather and conditions would be suitable for our children to enjoy the experience. Muller, Pilau and Justin the cameraman were great in making sure we had the right equipment (flippers, wetsuits etc) and were focussed on safe enjoyment throughout. The surf launch is really great fun, the ocean was rolling further out but Muller found a spot (along with another operator) where we could get the cage in the water and start our swim. There were loads of sharks, they are big (2m), and visibility was 10m - so very good for this type of experience. Our children started in the cage and after a while came out to join us in the open water. Muller was really helpful in helping with that - but only when each child felt ready. The boat was constantly on-hand. Our time in the water felt like forever, we had such a great experience. It was actually just over an hour. The journey back in was also fun, beaching the boat at speed. Afterwards some tea, drinks, and sandwiches were accompanied by more really interesting information about the world of sharks from Odette and Muller, while our video was being edited. We watched the video together and then also looked at some other interesting photos and videos - it was so interesting and relaxed, we are unable to think of a better experience we could have had for our children to learn about sharks through first hand experience and from experts who spend every day with them. A really exceptional day for us as a family and so much credit to Blue Wilderness for that. Super highly recommend the Blue Wilderness team.

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Ocean E, Manager at Blue Wilderness Shark Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

THANK YOU so much for joining us and writing this review :) you and your family are an inspiration. The Crew at Blue Wilderness pride ourselves in providing a safe and fun experience. It was great meeting you and hopefully we will meet again someday!!

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

- Crew was fantastic and nice
- Saw plenty of sharks
- Team was dedicated to customer experience and ensuring we all had a fabulous time
- They well fed us
- NO REGRETS -- this is the company to go with

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Ocean E, Manager at Blue Wilderness Shark Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Wow thanks so much we really appreciate your review!!

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had an amazing experience and actually over came my fear of sharks and drowning. Will definitely do it again. Blue Wilderness Team made it a comfortable and exciting experience.

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Ocean E, Manager at Blue Wilderness Shark Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

So awesome to hear that you overcame your fears :) We look forward to seeing you again!!

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great bunch of people at this outfit. We saw a lot of black tip sharks.The cage was high grade and we loved the up close experience. Highly recommend!

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Ocean E, Manager at Blue Wilderness Shark Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you so much :)

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Awesome experience. Blue Wildeness team were excellent and made us feel comfortable during the trip. Glad we did this!!!

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Ocean E, Manager at Blue Wilderness Shark Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Happy to hear you felt comfortable :)

Thanks for your review

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