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Shark Cage Diving Cape Town

Apex Shark Expeditions is a licensed shark cage diving tour operator.

Our Ethos: Respect, admiration and passion for wildlife that is shared through a safe, educational and personal experience with every guest who we are fortunate enough have join us.

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"Not every day is a Planet Earth day, but we will do our best to make it a special one"



Cape Town


Location ex Cape Town 45 minutes 2 ½ hours  
Total Guests 12 people - smallest in the industry 20 – 37 guests  
Cage 4 persons Up to 9 persons  
Water Visibility Seal Island - 7 Gill sharks 15-20ft to 40ft
Cape Point - Mako & Blue sharks, 30ft with 60ft +
Average 6ft  
Trip Duration 3 - 4 hours 2 - 3 hours  
Shark Species Seven Gill Sharks 90% of trips
Mako Shark 75%
Blue Shark 95%
Bronze Whaler Shark seasonal
Great White Shark 50 - 60%
Bronze Whaler Shark 90%
Other Sightings 65 000 Cape Fur Seals, Africa’s largest island based colony Boulders beach Penguins 2500 birds, just 2 minutes from launch site.
Seasonally 3 whale species, Southern Right, Humpback and Brydes
Seasonally 3 Dolphin species , Common, Dusky and Bottlenose.
Up to 20 species of Seabirds recorded
Spectacular scenery of Table Mountain & Cape Point visible simultaneously.
Seals swimming en route Occasional sightings of Dolphin and Whales in season Penguins and various other bird species  
Nearby Attractions Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (world’s richest floral kingdom and various large mammal species). Kirstenbosch gardens
Constantia Winelands
Atlantic Seaboard with Hout bay & Camps Bay beaches
Penguin Sanctuary
Wine farms


Reviewed as Excellent Six Years in a Row - Apex Shark Expeditions and TripAdvisor

Don't take our word for it! Check out our reviews to see why we have consistently been rated the number one shark cage diving company in False Bay.

Read our reviews here: TripAdvisor.

This is a great opportunity to experience all aspects of Shark behaviour and witness these creatures in their natural habitat.
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Friday, 28 February 2020

written by Karyn Cooper

Weather looking tricky for next few days. Shark Cage Diving Cape Town No trip today due to weather. Yesterday saw 1 Blue off Cape Point. 4 meter clarity, water temp 18 C Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai No trip today. Yesterday saw 1 Great White and 3 Copper sharks.1 meter w...

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Saturday, 22 February 2020

written by Karyn Cooper

Weather looking tricky for next few days. Shark Diving Cape Town 5 Blue and 2 Mako sharks off Cape Point. 4 meter clarity, water temp 18 C Shark Diving Gansbaai No trip today. 1 Great White and 3 Copper sharks. 0.5 meter water clarity; water temp 16. 4 C yesterday. ...

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Thursday, 6 February 2020

Shark Bytes December/January 2020

written by Monique Fallows

So, the Festive Season has come and gone and in our case in False Bay I feel as though we have been blown into a new decade with severely strong winds! Needless to say, it is going to be a crucial decade ahead for the conservation of Planet Earth and I strongly feel each and ...

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Half day trips with a maximum 12 guests. AIR for certified divers. Book a transfer and get a 10 minute COMPLIMENTARY visit to the African Penguins at Boulders. Add on a land tour to nearby Cape Of Good Hope

South Africa is on a 21 day LOCK DOWN from midnight 26 March to 16 April. Bookings are OPEN for trips hereafter. Stay home and stay safe. |