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Apex Shark Expeditions

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Join Chris & Monique Fallows of Discovery Channel's Air Jaws series on your own AIR JAWS shark tour. Experience a morning or afternoon trip to see the Great White Sharks of Seal Island breaching and hunting.Get up close and personal, view the sharks...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Quayside Buidling | Shop no 3, Main Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

Amazing day! First time shark-diving; Small groups = plenty of time in cage! Saw three different sharks, including Seven-gill and Six-gill Cow up close - which was awesome! [No Great Whites, this time.] From the boat, saw a Brutus whale, dolphins and penguins, too! The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and recognition of our team. This half day tour, so close to Cape Town allows for an add on land tour to either Boulders and Cape Point, or the Constantia Winelands. These trips include return transfers from your hotel and...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great experience on and outside of the boat. With 4 days with Apex I was able to Dive with Sharks each day. But it was the team making sure I had an enjoyable trip after the dives that made this above and beyond. Setting up...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thanks for the review. We offer a one stop solution for our guests that includes airport transfers, accommodation , shark trips, dives and land tours.

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We booked the sardine run with Apex. Everything went fine from the transport, airplane to the sardine run. We had a few special wishes (dates, tour length, transport) and Apex did everything to our full satisfaction. They asked a few times if we need some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I took two trips with the Apex team in late July and early August. I was very impressed by the customer service of all involved and particularly with Renee and Bernee who work the bookings. Prior to the trips they kept me informed of sightings...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank r0gert88
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

When you sign up for activities involved wild animals in wild locations you have to go with the expectation that you might see nothing and it isn't the fault of Apex that the sharks have largely disappeared from False Bay. Seeing no Great Whites is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Thank you Chris and Monique for an extraordinary time while I visited Cape Town. The staff at Apex exceeded all my expectations. As one who truly cares about sharks I greatly appreciate your time and knowledge to further enlighten me about these magnificent creatures.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michael C
UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We hope to host you again.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

I went out one morning with my family in mid July. The seas were a little rougher than the forecast predicted and the visibility from the boat/in the water was only a few metres. The crew were very knowledgeable and friendly and you could tell...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

We chose to use Apex because they are the operator of choice for BBC and David Attenborough - what better recommendation can you get than that? Apex are a small and intimate operation, and therefore the service is finely tailored to give us the best...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the great review.Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 20 July 2018

A group of five of us went out last weekend pre dawn and in pretty rough conditions - the forecast man must have been smoking something I think. Anyway we were very well looked after from start to finish with the only downer, and it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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UltimateAirJaws, General Manager at Apex Shark Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thank you for the review. Great white shark sightings have been well below normal in the past few months at the known Great white shark locations in the Western Cape, however we have seen great whites at Seal Island, False Bay on most of our...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

On my 5 day Apex shark cage diving excursion to Seal Island, I was lucky enough to witness Great Whites in multiple forms of predatory behavior, swim bys and breaching, every single day! This was only possible with the enthusiasm, knowledge and professional expertise of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Donny R
4 September 2018|
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Response from seaandland | Reviewed this property |
I agree with smartrabbit. Contact them directly so you can get updated information. Hope this helps you.
28 January 2018|
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Response from UltimateAirJaws | Property representative |
Hi There We do offer scuba to guests who are scuba certified however the best way to view the sharks is to listen to the communication from the bait handler as to when to go underwater and what direction the shark is coming... More