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“mike rutzen”(20 reviews)
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Shark Diving Unlimited specialises in conservation and education initiatives of all shark species around our coastline Owned by Michael Rutzen who has been working with great white sharks since 1994. Four years later Mike began freediving with great...more
1 Swart Street, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 82 441 4555
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a Shark Cage Diving experience on our recent trip across South Africa and our experience with Shark Diving Unlimited was one of the worst we have ever had. From the moment we arrived, everything went down hill. Upon arrival the host coldly greeted...More

Thank Terrance M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I had a very good experience, but you need to make sure that you go with the right expectations. First - We saw two sharks but there are no guarantees. Second - The Boat ride was choppy, this is NOT a trip...More

Thank NRBQRocks
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went to do this activity reccommended by a marine biologist working on shark conservation. This was importatn for us as we would like to contribute to the well being and respect of this animal. The emails before going were friendly and professional and so...More

1  Thank fitxifitxi
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Did this with my two young teenagers. We were very well taken care of from when we arrived until it was time to leave. The experience of being underwater and so close to these amazing creatures is one we won’t forget. Highly recommended.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Had bought this experience for my husband as a birthday present as it was something he had always wanted to do. Excellent communication via Gavin with any queries during the booking process. We ended up,going out twice, as on the first occasion we didn’t see...More

Thank Helen N
Reviewed 6 July 2018

You get a decent plain breakfast before you go onboard (to avoid any seasickness). I'm not sure if we were lucky, but we had way less people on our boat than the others that we saw. There were around 8 or 9 people and 7...More

1  Thank Annabel L
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing, not the experience of seeing a shark but the overall experience and everything prior. My email after booking said to arrive by 7am to have coffee and breakfast and launch the boat at 730am and the phone call said we'd be on the...More

3  Thank CandiceW465
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The 0430 start was well worth it as my 13 year old son and I had a dream come true. Great whites up close and personal was just so exciting. The sheer beauty and grace of these animals is something to behold a mere few...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

One thing I LOVED about Shark Diving Unlimited; they did not give up! We went with a couple of other boats out but after a long while, (Patience is the name of the game), the other boats turned back and went to shore but not...More

Thank Anne N
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great experience from the pre dive talk through to the dive itself. Although we saw numerous sharks, the largest being a copper shark, we didn’t see a great white due to the time of year. Although the water was quite murky, the team ensured the...More

Thank Stuart B
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