The Shark Bookings Blog

A valuable collection of blog posts about Shark Diving in South Africa and the world.

Shark Cage Diving: Am I locked in?

Safety and cage information to put your mind at ease before your trip  Shark cage diving is one of the most popular activities in the Western Cape. Adventure seekers, conservationists and animal-lovers alike, come out to hit the water and encounter the incredible...

Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai?

Fun facts about the town and the sharks you could meet Gansbaai is one of the best regions in the Western Cape for shark cage diving. Not only is it a scenic little fishing town, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s also conservationally significant. As...

How to prepare for your shark cage diving experience

Shark cage diving can seem like a daunting activity if you’ve never done it before. Despite being well managed and carefully controlled, there are one or two things you need to know, and do, in preparation for your shark cage excursion. We’ll take you through the...

Ethical Shark Cage Diving

An animal encounter you can feel good about  Shark cage diving is considered one of SA’s fastest-growing animal encounter experiences, with tourists and locals alike, travelling to meet our Great Whites face-to-face. For many, this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience...

Shark Cage Diving FAQs

We understand that shark cage diving isn’t an everyday experience. In fact, part of what makes it so memorable is the fact that many people will only have the opportunity once or twice in their lifetime. In light of this, it’s normal to have questions and need more...

Shark Cage Diving: Truth versus Myths

Shark cage diving is one of the most popular activities in the Western Cape and many parts of South Africa - especially for travelling marine animal lovers who wish to encounter these incredible creatures up close. But many people have their reservations about trying...