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Dyer Island
Dyer Island

Dyer Island

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About 5 miles (8 kilometers) off the coast of Gansbaai, a town in South Africa's Western Cape, Dyer Island is a bird sanctuary closed to the public. It was originally called Ilha de Fera, Portuguese for “Island of Wild Creatures,” which makes sense given that the island is home to hundreds of African penguins.

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Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town

Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Cape Town

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Spend time watching one of the world’s most feared fish on this 4-to-6-hour cage diving experience in Cape Town. Travel to the ocean off the coast of Gansbaai for a full-day tour. Learn about great white sharks from your marine-biologist guide, and then dive into the water in a cage to observe sharks in their natural habitat. Breakfast, snacks and hotel-pick up and drop off are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$220.49
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Shark cage diving & viewing tours in Gansbaai

Shark cage diving & viewing tours in Gansbaai

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While there are wealth of shark viewing and diving opportunities in South Africa, Gansbaai and Shark Alley in particular, is one of the best areas to experience sharks in their natural habitat. Shark Alley is a channel of water between two islands: Dyer Island and Geyser Rock. As Dyer Island is home to 50 000 Cape Fur seals, it provides ample hunting opportunities for the apex predator. This is a bucket list experience for you to go eye to eye with the worlds greatest predator. With the Dyer Island Group nearby, and home to 50 000 cape fur seals, it is the world’s capital for Great White sharks. Boasting the largest population of these majestic creatures year-round, shark cage diving and shark viewing trips are a must!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$117.07
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Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Hermanus

Shark Cage Diving and Viewing from Hermanus

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You may think you’re a fear-defying thrill lover, but can you handle the ultimate heart-pounding experience? Find out in Cape Town by cage diving with great white sharks. This full-day shark-diving experience takes you out into the open ocean off the shore of Gansbaai and puts you within touching distance of one of the world’s most feared predators. Before jumping in, you'll learn about the sharks from the onboard marine biologist and expert guides. Breakfast, snacks and hotel-pick up and drop off are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$210.16
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Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

Marine Big 5 Adventure from Cape Town

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Enjoy a 2-hour boat trip from Gansbaai to see great white sharks, whales, Cape fur seals, penguins and more. Visit the ominously-named Shark Alley to see if there are any great whites feeding on seals. Head to other parts of the ocean to look for whales and African penguins, as well as seabirds on Geyser Rock and Dyer Island. With experts on hand, you won’t miss any of the majestic marine wildlife on display.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$190.17
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Whale Watching Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

Whale Watching Full Day Guided Private Transfer to Gansbaai from Cape Town

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The coastal waters off Hermanus are home to a spectacular range of marine wildlife, but the only way to enjoy truly up-close views is by boat. On this private wildlife cruise, spot humpback whales, dolphins, and more in their natural habitat with your guide. Spin through the seaside villages of Betty's Bay and Kleinmond—with round-trip travel from your Cape Town hotel included—and experience the best of the South African coast.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$137.12
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Full Day Private Shark Cage Diving

Full Day Private Shark Cage Diving

Join us on this most exhilarating underwater experience of a lifetime. Whether viewing from the deck or up close and personal, this is an experience you won’t forget!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shark Cage Diving - Full Day Private Tour

Shark Cage Diving - Full Day Private Tour

Get close to nature with this adrenaline pumping shark encounter! Full day private tour (7-8 hours) with a registered driver/guide. Important: Cost of activities mentioned in this tour are not included in the price of the tour - please see includes/excludes. (Hermanus or Gansbaai Shark Cage Diving) After a scenic drive and a briefing about sharks and conservation, the cages are lowered… This eye-to-eye encounter with a Great White Shark is an adrenaline surging experience! Come face to face with these magnificent ocean predators. With a new take on life, enjoy an afternoon of indulging in the beauty of nature, fine dining and wine tasting/pairing. Optional highlights and activities: • Scenic drive along False Bay • Breakfast and tea + scones • Explore Hermanus holiday village • Shark Cage Diving • Lunch overlooking the Whales frolicking close-by (July-November only) • Wine/chocolate pairing as desert • Wine tasting and cellar tour • Explore the nearby villages
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$500.00
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Dyer Island can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 7 Dyer Island tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Dyer Island costs USD 117.07. Guided Dyer Island tours start around USD 117.07 per person. See all 7 Dyer Island tickets and tours on Viator.