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Shark Week South Africa

Simon's Town

Activity Description

Since its premiere in 1998, the Discovery Channel has made waves in a week-long TV programming event dedicated to sharks, now an iconic week in popular culture. This Shark Week expedition in South Africa is designed for Shark Week fans and lovers of Great White Sharks who want to visit and explore the historical sites associated with these amazing documentaries.

The two famous great white shark hotspots in South Africa are Seal Island and Shark Alley, Gansbaai. Under the expert guidance of Apex Shark Expeditions, co-host and narrator of many of the Air Jaws documentaries and other shows seen on Shark Week, we’ll take you to the locations for a behind the scenes tour. Meet the sharks* and the shark whisperers* who have starred in these shows over the last two decades.

  • Subject to availability.


Duration7 hours
When31 May to 5 June 2018
WhereSimon's Town
WeatherShould bad weather prevent us from proceeding with a trip, an excursion will be arranged at no additional cost. There are no refunds for bad weather days.
What to WearWe will supply diving suites but during the dives, bring your swim costume too.
Things to BringBe sure to bring your camera, lots of sunscreen and any personal items that you may need for the duration for your stay
Guests or SpectatorsNo spectators allowed. Only paying guests on this tour.


Minimum Age10 years
Minimum Height0.0 m
Maximum Height0.0 m
Fitness LevelNo Fitness Requirement
QualificationsNot Applicable
Maximum Weight0.0 kg
CertificationNone Required
Experience LevelNo Experience Requirement

Inclusions and Exclusions


Cost includes
Airport transfers
Road transfers pertaining to the expedition
Daily morning shark trips
Light breakfast in False Bay and Gansbaai on sea days
Light meals on board all trips
Diving gear
Dive Towels


Cost excludes
Transfers not pertaining to the expedition


Number of participants

We need a minimum of 6 guests for this trip to depart and a maximum of 12. The expedition will default to a custom package should the minimum number of guests not be met. Should the guest wish to visit both locations, they will need to pay extra for the transport costs.

The shark trips may include scheduled guests in order to keep the expedition costs to a minimum.

Bad weather days

Should bad weather prevent us from proceeding with a trip, an excursion will be arranged at no additional cost. There are no refunds for bad weather days.


We are dealing with wild animals, and even though we offer this expedition in our peak shark season, sightings cannot be guaranteed. Refunds are therefore not considered in the event of non-sightings. Due to variable weather conditions and shark activity, diving may not always be possible.

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