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Gansbaai Holiday

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Get to Know Gansbaai

Gansbaai is the best destination in the world for shark cage diving. It’s also a town of boat cruises, beaches and hikes.

A fishing village, Gansbaai may seem like any other small South African town, but driving to the shoreline reveals a fleet of boats lined up at the harbour. These operate daily, taking travellers out on epic shark cage diving experiences. Only a strong cage separates divers from the great white sharks that rule these waters.

Visitors who are reluctant to undergo the full underwater experience can observe the sharks from the safety of the deck. Boat rides are also great for getting really close to southern right whales between July and November. Dolphins and seabirds also regular visitors.

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Why Gansbaai?

  • Gansbaai is just 160 kilometres from Cape Town, making it a perfect weekend destination
  • Diving with sharks is an unforgettable experience
  • The town is small, simple to navigate and easy to reach by car, with broad roads and ample parking
  • The natural beauty surrounding the town is incredible

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FAQs about Gansbaai

  • The local currency is the South African Rand (ZAR). There are numerous currency exchange outlets and the main credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Amex and Diners) are normally accepted everywhere.
  • Most petrol stations and toll roads take credit cards, but always have a small amount of cash on you for tips etc. Numerous ATMs can be found in all the big towns.
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