SHARK DIVING MOSSEL BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

Great White Shark Sightings in Mossel bay are currently the best in South Africa. Shark cage diving and viewing tours in Mossel Bay takes place from the local Harbour. The meeting point is at our crew house in Mossel Bay near the harbour.  Tours start from R1500 per child, R2500 per student or local and up to R2650 per adult. Please confirm availability with our reservations agent before arranging travel plans.

Mossel Bay Shark Diving

  • R1500 per Child

  • R2500 per Student/Local

  • R2950 R2650 per Adult

  • Location: Mossel Bay

  • Shark Tour

  • Cage Diving

  • Boat-based Viewing

  • No scuba qualification needed

  • Children and Non-divers Welcome

  • Transport Available (extra cost)

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Mossel Bay Special Offer

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Buy and download your Mossel Bay Shark Cage Diving ticket instantly for a discount at only R2600 per person. Vouchers are fully customizable and payable with a credit card or EFT.

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Shark Sightings

Cage diving in Mossel Bay will bring you up close and personal to Great white sharks. You might also see the Hammerhead Shark and of course, you will be viewing the small rock island called Seal Island. This island is heavily populated with seals which is a great food source for great white sharks. Shark sightings are not guaranteed but if you don’t see any sharks at all, you can go again for free. Currently during the start of 2022, Mossel Bay has had the highest sightings rate of all destinations in South Africa. A typical tour lasts between 2 and 4 hours at sea, depending on the tides, weather, and shark activity.

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Shark Diving Mossel Bay Trip Summary

Your shark dive meeting point is at our office in central Mossel Bay, near the harbour. Meeting times are usually between 7am, and 10am, depending mostly on the weather and tides. You will be given the exact times by our office the day before the tour.

Step into our office an hour before the boat launch time to enjoy coffee while listening to the dive and safety briefing. After this, we take a short walk to the harbour. The boat launches for the 2km ride to the shark hotspot, Seal Island. As Mossel Bay has the most accessible white sharks globally, the ride is only 10 minutes.

Cage Diving

After anchoring, the crew will start chumming and put the cage in the water when the first shark arrives. The cage does not go underwater completely and is tied directly next to the boat. When you are in the cage, your head sticks out above the water with the boat directly behind you.

All the equipment needed to cage dive is included and ready for you on the boat. We have wetsuits of all sizes, and no scuba qualification is necessary. Children from 12 years old can join in the cage diving fun.

If you decide to take the plunge and cage dive, you will get roughly 20 minutes on your first time in. You will almost certainly have a second chance to get in the cage.

After about 2 to 3 hours on the sea, we return to shore. You then get a certificate (official bragging rights) of your day with the great white sharks.

Mossel Bay Shark Diving

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Naim Bendaoued
Naim Bendaoued
2021-04-16
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It was amazing
Bronwyn Durand
Bronwyn Durand
2021-03-31
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Hendrik Heyneke
Hendrik Heyneke
2021-03-16
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jamie liedeman
jamie liedeman
2021-03-16
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Wow, What an amazing experience. The staff were super welcoming and friendly, I saw the GREAT WHITE which was amazing as she wasnt spotted for a month, so that was a plus! The snacks were lovely and lunch very tasty. :)
Muhammed Engar
Muhammed Engar
2021-03-16
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Christopher Norbury
Christopher Norbury
2021-02-20
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Awesome day out with the family. Was very excited to have the opportunity to see a great white up close. Very friendly staff and great value for money. Definitely going back again. Thank you to Janeen and all the staff for the great service.
Tina Norbury
Tina Norbury
2021-02-20
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Was the best experience! Seeing a Great White was the best birthday present ????. Wonderful crew and experience. Thank you !!
DEVAN VAN ZYL
DEVAN VAN ZYL
2021-02-20
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