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5 - 10 day package

Experience Different Shark Behaviour

A Shark Lover's Dream

An extended time frame allows guests to get to know the different sharks, their distinct personalities and experience a wide range of shark behaviour.  It also allows for amateur and professional photographers to bag that highly sought after shot. 

QUICK info

  • Duration:

    5 - 10 days

  • Accomodation:

    Grosvenor Guest House or the Quayside Hotel.

    Budget option: Simon’s Town Backpackers.

  • Transfers:

    Airport round trip transfers.

After a few trips, you will start to recognise the individual sharks and get to know each shark’s character. This is a hugely rewarding experience. As our trips are limited to 12 guests, your experience with the Majesty of Sharks will be intimate and rewarding.

view our boat and cage

Committed to excellence

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site. It rewards top performing hospitality businesses with a Certificate of Excellence. Now in its third year, the award celebrates exceptional hospitality and is given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on the site.

APEX SHARK EXPEDITIONS HAS WON THIS AWARD FIVE YEARS IN A ROW.

Please note:

Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.

We will however, give you realistic expectations before making a booking

Bookings are essential as space is limited.

All payment is to be made in South African Rand. We require credit card details to secure a booking.

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5 - 10 day package

Experience Different Shark Behaviour

A trip overview

Once you arrive in Cape Town, we take care of everything for you.

Includes
  • Airport round trip transfers.
  • Daily shark cage diving trip – either morning or afternoon or a combination thereof.
    *Subject to weather conditions.
  • All dive gear.
  • Light breakfast at meeting point and light lunch and snacks on board on seagoing days.
  • Accommodation in Simon’s Town at the Grosvenor Guest House or The Quayside Hotel. We do also offer a budget option at The Simon’s Town Backpackers.
Excludes
  • Airfare.
  • Dinner. (Breakfast and lunch on non sea days)
  • Car hire (optional).

5 - 10 day package

Experience Different Shark Behaviour

False Bay - Serengeti of the Sea

False Bay and Seal Island

False Bay is home to some of the most famous marine predators and has an abundance and diversity of wildlife that is seldom matched elsewhere. Chris has written a blog which will gives you a truly special insight to False Bay called Serengeti of the Sea.

Simon’s Town

The historical naval town of Simon's Town is situated near Cape Point, a 45 minute drive south of Cape Town on the False Bay side of the Cape Peninsula. This quaint town offers visitors a walk down Simon’s Town's historical mile or a visit to the local, navy and toy museums. The many activities include whale watching (June to November), deep sea fishing, sea kayaking, kite surfing, scuba diving and sailing.

Spend your afternoons getting to know beautiful Cape Town by booking the below tours:

Cape Peninsula tour

En route to Cape Point,stop at the Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, home to 3000 African Penguins. See these delightful creatures up close in their own habitat. You will also get the opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of Kirstenbosch, Muizenberg and Kalk Bay. This can be a full day or half day tour. 

Stellenbosch Winelands tour

This full day tour includes a cellar tour and two tastings in Stellenbosch at Fairview, Tokara or Neethlingshof Wine Estates.  

Constantia Wine tour

This half day tour includes a cellar tour and two tastings at some of finest wine farms Constantia has to offer. 

Constantia Winelands

Table Mountain and City Highlights tour

Visit one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, Table Mountain. Tickets need to be bought in advance and are not included in the tour cost. We’d be happy to arrange this for you. The City Highlights tour will take you to places of cultural significance around the city including: The Castle, the South African Museum, the Waterfront and Bo Kaap. This can be a half day or full day tour, depending on how many sights you wish to see. 

 

Township Tour

Your half day township tour would include a visit to the District 6 Museum, a visit to a school in the area, visiting an informal dwelling and the new development, experiencing the arts and crafts of the area and general sightseeing. The townships you will visit are Langa, Gugulethu, Bonteheuwel and Athlone. 

Cheetah experience

Cheetah Outreach is an education and community-based programme created to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah and to campaign for its survival.  Personal encounters with one of their ambassador cheetahs take place from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00, cat willing. Times are subject to change. 

Day safari including / excluding transfers to Inverdoorn

Prior to setting off for a two and a half hour game drive in an open air 4x4 with a professional guide, there’ll be homemade cake and drinks. Sightings include lion, hippo, buck, giraffe and cheetah.  A buffet lunch will be under the trees will consist of 5 starters, 2 main courses and 2 desserts. Then you can relax around the swimming pool or visit the shop to buy some curios. Depart from Inverdoorn at 15H00. If you make use of the transfers you will be collected from Cape Town at approximately 08H00, and will be back by about 17H00.

Birds of Prey / Combine with Spier Wine visit

Visit the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Centre where you can view amazing birds of prey shows. There is also wine tasting and a restaurant on the same premises.This is offered as either a full day or half day tour. 

Other activities:

Guides and tours can be arranged for the afternoons on weather affected days including diving with Seven Gill Cow sharks and Cape Fur Seals

Other exciting things to do: Two Ocean Aquarium visit and dive with Ragged Tooth Sharks (certified divers only), Table Mountain, Robben Island, Cape Point, Penguin Colony and The Izikio Museum Shark Exhibit. We can book these additional tours on your behalf when planning your Great White Shark package/ expedition.

Land based tours

*Minimum two guests. Full day tours are from 09H00 to 17H00. Half day tours are 09H00 – 13H00 or 13H00 to 17H00.  

5 - 10 day package

Experience Different Shark Behaviour

Where you'll stay

Grosvenor Guest House – 4 Star Guest House

Located on the mountainside of Simon's Town, the Grosvenor Guest House offers guest 4-Star accommodation with stunning views across the bay. Each guest will have their own en-suite room.

Facilities include Wi-Fi (at an extra cost), Satellite TV, a safe, laundry services and a well equipped kitchen.

A short 12 minute walk down to the Main Road of Simon's Town will bring you to a myriad of interesting little clothing, jewellery, furniture, curio and bric-a-brac stores, coffee shops and restaurants.

For more information visit: www.thegrosvenor.co.za

The Quayside Hotel – 4 Star Hotel

The Quayside Hotel is set on the water’s edge of Simon’s Town and offers fantastic views over False Bay. The hotel is comfortably furnished for ultimate relaxation and all rooms have en-suite bathrooms with separate bath and shower. Each bedroom offers luxury, decked out in nautical décor.Our launch site is a minute walk from the hotel. http://quaysidehotel.co.za

The Grosvenor Guest House Bedroom

The Simon’s Town Backpackers

The Simon’s Town Backpackers is situated in the Main Road of Simon’s Town and offers travellers budget accommodation from dormitory to en-suite rooms.