Hermanus l Western Cape l South Africa expeditions@sharkexpeditionsafrica.co.za
+27 (0)83 225 7648


Africa's wild oceans


Africa's iconic predators


Working together to protect Africa's sharks

Blue & Mako Sharks

Meet the iconic ocean wanderer and the fastest shark in the sea when you join our expedition team for a day of offshore scuba diving in the deep blue.

About Your Dive Expedition

Expedition Location

Depart from the New Harbour, Hermanus and travel up to 40 nautical miles offshore in search of the indigo water that is home to these species.

Expedition Season


Expedition Itinerary

07h00: Meet at the New Harbour for a 15 minute briefing. 07h15: Depart for the deep. 09h30: Arrive in the deep and begin chumming for sharks. Diving begins after sharks arrive. 16h00: Arrival back in the New Harbour.

Expedition Gear

Sunscreen, appropriate (warm) clothing, a change of clothing, camera, hat.

The Expedition Science

We collect data on the biology and behaviour of all the blue and mako sharks we dive with on the Deep Blue Diving Expedition. And, if we're lucky, we'll actually have the opportunity to tag some of these phenomenal sharks!


R3000pp (incl. tank & weight belt). R450 for additional scuba equipment rental.

Contact Shark Expeditions Africa

Book Your Expedition

+27 (0)83 225 7648

Shark Expeditions Africa

Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa

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