Go for a diving to meet the white sharks, — a cold shiver down your spine from the thought that you are separated only by flimsy metal rods :)
The seawater of Cape Town is full of large white sharks. Swimming here is not safe, but you can dive with predators in a specially equipped iron cage.
Photo: Shark diving preparation, © Manoel Lemos
How to do?
1. Boats that will take you to the white sharks, depart from the Kleinbaai harbour in the city of Gansbaai, that you can reach by a route # 2 from Cape Town, turning to the R43 near the city of Bot River.
2. A 15-20-minutes way on the excursion boat and prepared cage for immersion is right in the front of you. Lure monsters won't make you to wait long - a sea trip with diving will take 4 hours.
Photo: Shark diving, © Eoin O'Reilly
3. When predators arrive do not hold out your hand for greeting — they do greet very painfully :)
Better take a selfie with shark trying to get its prey from the cage :)
When to do?
From May to August when the sharks hunt closer to the bank.
Adventure cost (ZAR1500 per person) includes: boat and equipment rent, diving, snacks on board and lunch on arrival to harbor.
Tips and hints
You must be certified as a scuba diver. Take warm clothes, sunscreen if necessary, travell sickness pills and underwater camera.
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