SHARK DIVING DESTINATIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The beautiful coastline of South Africa is dotted with some of the hottest shark diving spots globally, including the famed Gansbaai known as the Capital of the Great White Shark. Shark dive spots not to miss also include Cape Town, Mossel Bay, Durban, and Port Elizabeth.

Shark Diving Day Trips

Day-trippers and unqualified divers can enjoy the thrilling experience of coming face to face with a great white shark, copper shark, 7-Gill Cow shark, Blacktip reef sharks, all from the safety of a custom-built cage.

SHARK CAGE DIVING HOTSPOTS

GANSBAAI

Gansbaai is the Capital of the Great White Shark and only 30 minutes from Hermanus. Sightings include Great White and Copper Sharks.

MOSSEL BAY

Mossel Bay reported the hottest great white shark sightings in South Africa this year. Sightings include Great White and Hammerhead Sharks.

DURBAN

Fun, sun, beach, and adrenaline-filled cage diving await in nearby Umkomaas. Sightings include Oceanic Blacktip Sharks.

PORT ELIZABETH

Explore Algoa Bay on this full-day eco-friendly, educational marine tour that includes cage diving. Sightings include Great White Sharks.

CAPE TOWN

Simon’s Town near Cape Town is the meeting point for shark diving. Unfortunately, recent sightings do not include Great White Sharks. Expect to see Sevengill, Blue, or Mako Sharks.