Ultimate “AIRJAWS” shark breaching trips with African Shark Eco-Charters

Our ultimate "AIRJAWS" trip is the most popular trip that African Shark Eco-Charters has to offer, and is a combination trip which focuses on the natural predations, breaching, shark cage diving and surface viewing all on one trip. This adventurous 5.5 hour breaching and shark cage diving trip ventures out to Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa, the only place in the world where the natural predations and breaching activity occurs so regularly. We depart early in the morning as the best time to witness the Great White Shark's natural predatory interaction with the Cape Fur Seals is just before [...]

By |2019-01-10T12:19:02+00:00November 16th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Ultimate “AIRJAWS” shark breaching trips with African Shark Eco-Charters

Shark Cage Diving – Taking The Plunge

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters Shark cage diving is an amazing way to experience being with the Great White Shark, and allows you to get up close and personal with these amazing apex predators. There are three shark cage diving "hot spots" for viewing the Great White Sharks in South Africa. These shark cage diving "hotspots" include Seal Island in Mossel Bay, Dyer Island and Geyser Rock near Gansbaai, and the infamous Seal Island in False Bay, which is also home to the “flying” Great White Sharks. Our shark cage diving trips depart from Simon's [...]

By |2019-01-09T17:55:18+00:00November 12th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Taking The Plunge

How to select a reputable shark cage diving operator

How to select a reputable shark cage diving operator. Thinking about going shark cage diving? Choosing the the right shark cage diving operator may seem overwhelming at first, but this choice can either enhance or spoil your shark cage diving experience with the Great White Sharks, so it is best to choose wisely. It is important to note that shark cage diving is not an 'extreme sport', although adrenalin-pumping, but rather a wildlife-watching experience, and every precaution must be taken to operate in an eco-friendly manner so as not to injure the Great White Sharks. Here are a few things [...]

By |2019-01-10T07:29:07+00:00November 5th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to select a reputable shark cage diving operator

Shark Cage Diving – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about shark cage diving The idea of going shark cage diving can be a very daunting one at first, as the thought of getting up close with these apex predators send chills up the spines of many people. With these frequently asked questions below, we aim to help ease those nerve-wrecking thoughts and help you plan your shark cage diving trip by providing you with all the need-to-know information. Must I bring my own dive gear for the shark cage diving trip or is it included? No, all you need to dive is to bring your swimming [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00November 1st, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Frequently Asked Questions

Summer Great White Shark Awareness In Cape Town

With summer on its way and the Great White Sharks moving closer inshore, our shark cage diving season in False Bay has officially come to an end, and African Shark Eco-Charters thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone to keep safe in the water and to obey the Shark Spotter's Flag Warning System. Considering the number of people who use the ocean on a daily basis, the actual number of attacks by Great White Sharks is extremely low. People are not the natural prey of the Great White Sharks. Everyone entering the ocean should do so at [...]

By |2019-01-10T09:31:57+00:00October 29th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Summer Great White Shark Awareness In Cape Town

Shark Cage Diving – Safety tips for entering the shark cage

Shark Cage Diving with African Shark Eco-Charters   Thinking of going shark cage diving with Great White Sharks? Here are a few safety tips for entering the shark cage during your shark cage diving trip. Shark cage diving is extremely safe and African Shark Eco-Charters aims to ensure that divers enjoy an unforgettable experience, while following all the necessary safety procedures and regulations. Have a look at our post which focuses on the safety aspect of shark cage diving. It is important to note that shark cage diving is always subject to the water conditions on the [...]

By |2019-01-10T09:30:47+00:00October 19th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Safety tips for entering the shark cage

Is shark cage diving on your bucket list?

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters If there is one thing that needs to be added to your bucket list, shark cage diving with the Great White Sharks is a definite "must-do"! Great White Sharks are perhaps one of the most feared and misunderstood creatures on this planet due to the negative media publicity they have endured over the years; yet these mysterious apex predators have intrigued and awed humans since our first encounters with them, and we are constantly wanting to learn more about them. Shark cage diving with Great White Sharks provides a thrilling and adrenaline-filled opportunity to [...]

By |2019-01-10T09:38:31+00:00October 17th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is shark cage diving on your bucket list?

Shark Cage Diving Safety – Do’s & Dont’s On The Boat

Shark Cage Diving Safety  - Do's & Dont's On The Boat When it comes to the safety aspect of shark cage diving, this is never overlooked. Shark cage diving safety is naturally extremely important and divers can be certain that African Shark Eco-Charters follows all the necessary safety procedures and regulations. We comply with a strict set of safety rules and regulations set out by SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority). Before embarking on a shark cage diving trip, a safety briefing is conducted. The location of all safety and emergency equipment is pointed out to the guests. A full [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:03+00:00October 12th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving Safety – Do’s & Dont’s On The Boat

Is Shark Cage Diving Safe?

Great White Shark Cage Diving, False Bay, Cape Town When it comes to the safety aspect of shark cage diving this is never overlooked.  All the crew of African Shark Eco-Charters are very professional and  seek to ensure that divers enjoy an unforgettable experience. Shark cage diving safety is naturally extremely important and divers can be certain that African Shark Eco-Charters follows all the necessary safety procedures and regulations. The cage itself is designed and built  to be both safe and comfortable for the divers. Our crew consists of a qualified skipper, a dive master, level 3 medic [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:03+00:00September 27th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Shark Cage Diving Safe?

Whats so great about the great white shark?

What’s so great about the Great White Shark? There’s something very special about the Great White Shark.  Over 400 species of sharks are known to Science. Each and every one of them is fascinating in its own special way.  Yet in the public’s imagination, only one shark species looms larger than all the others combined….. The Great White! The Great White is a veritable ‘superstar’ among sharks.  It has come to represent the very epitome of sharkiness and is the ‘hands-down’ favorite of virtually every shark enthusiast. What makes the Great White Shark ‘Great’?  I think it comes down to a [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:04+00:00August 4th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Whats so great about the great white shark?