Book yourself this once in a lifetime shark cage dive combo deal with 2 nights accommodation included
Are you an adventurous spirit? If so, the thought of booking yourself a Shark Cage Dive tour while in Cape Town is most likely on your bucket list. While the price of a Shark Cage Dive is well worth it, the amount may require you to save up a bit first - but this is where our great combo deal comes in! Riverlodge Backpackers is passionate about ensuring that your time in Cape Town is a blast, so we've come up with this great combo deal just for you avid adventurists.
The Shark Cage Dive
Few things compare to the adrenaline rush of coming face to face with a Great White Shark, so without further ado, let's get into your shark cage dive trip. Embark on a breath taking road trip from our hostel in Cape Town to Gansbaai, the shark capital of South Africa. Drive along one of South Africa's most scenic roads called Clarens Drive, which runs directly along the Atlantic Ocean, boasting exquisite sights of False Bay. Read more about the road trip HERE (images included).
You'll also pass through the beautiful village of Hermanus, which is known as the Whale Capital of South Africa - one of the best spots to book yourself a whale watching tour. The passing mountains en route are absolutely breath taking, boasting outstanding folds and contours, so be sure to bring your camera along. You'll regret it if you don't!
After about 2 hours, you'll arrive at the destination in Gansbaai, which is quite a cute harbour village. Gansbaai is set in a beautiful area of South Africa, with colourful wildflowers scattering the landscape every which way you turn. There are also surrounding mountains that are just glorious to say the least.
When you arrive at the Shark Cage Diving establishments, you will receive a warm welcome, meet others in your group and enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch (depending on the time your dive is booked for) after which you'll register your wet suit size. Your group will go through a safety briefing of what to expect on the trip and a biological background of Great White Sharks.
Your entire trip will be guided by knowledgeable and passionate marine biologists who will ensure your trip is jam packed with not only adventure and excitement, but with education and awareness of the ocean and its inhabitants. Once their brief is complete, they'll take you for a short stroll down to the boat where the real adventure begins.
Travel time to the anchor point is approximately 20 minutes, where you can keep a look out for seals, whales and pelagic birds. Once the boat anchors, you'll stay out in the ocean for up to 2 hours where everyone in the group gets the opportunity to climb into the steel cage and experience the adrenaline rush of coming eye to eye with Great Whites. Everybody who has done a Shark Cage Dive can tell you that this is one of the most exhilarating experiences you will ever come across.
Once the Shark Cage Dive has come to an end, the boat will take you back to land where you'll debrief with steaming soup and bread to warm you up and bring you back to 'reality'. If you'd like to freshen up before leaving, cash showers are available on the premises.
Included in this combo deal is two nights at Riverlodge Backpackers. We're a self-catering backpackers nestled near the foot of Table Mountain in a peaceful eco-village. We provide our guests with a serene setting, while not too far from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town's city centre.
We provide our guests with a fully-equipped kitchen, pool tables, a communal lounge area with a wide screen TV, 2 gardens, a cozy outdoor fire pit, a cash bar, Wi-Fi and on-site parking. Included in this combo deal is two nights at Riverlodge Backpackers. If you make a single booking, the total price of the combo deal amounts to R2440.00 per person. If you'd like to book a private twin room for 2 people, the amount will be R4350.00.
Spaces are limited for this Shark Cage Dive combo deal, so if you'd like to book, choose from the available dates below:
- August 2018: 1st-8th / 15th-18th / 22nd-26th
- September 2018: 6th-10th / 15th-20th
Please book your spot in advance to avoid disappointment. Contact us if you have any queries or would like to book this combo deal - our office staff are always happy to assist you.