Crayfish Lodge Sea & Country Guest House
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... the overhead rafters.
After some early morning safety talk they proceeded to bundle us us as if we were going out into the perfect storm. We all had so many layers on it was hard to move. We then proceeded to board ...
... a bar to help hold us down while we observed sharks that were enticed by dead fish on a rope to come close to the cage.
The sharks can't enter the cage but we had to be careful that we didn't point by putting our arms outside of the cage! The sharks' tails and fins come within inches of the bars.
They swim by pretty quickly and we would come up for air after they went by. The dive masters would call out, Left, Middle or Right and Down, down, ...
... just getting on the boat.
Faith & Chad get in with no hesitation. I honestly had very little fear for their safety. They were excited as much as scared. Again it wasn't long until a shark came back. RIGHT IN FRONT OF THEM! Faith pops out of the water with a "wholly ****". From there it was more sharks and seagulls. Then there were some whales off in the distance, you could see their "footprints" in the water. Then Hunter turns to me and says "I want to ...
... They continued to throw the bate (the biggest Tuna head I've ever seen!) and pulled it towards the cage until they shouted "Down down down!" which was our cue to take a breath, grab the rail, pull ourselves down, lock our feet under the lower bar and just look at what you simply cannot miss - the Great White Shark coming right towards us!
The first time I saw one it was just complete shock and the thing that stood out for me most was it's big ...
6am. Cold. Windy. I feel sick. I'm scared. I'm excited. Today is shark diving, clearly. Yep, at 6:15 I was picked up to start the 3 hour journey to Gaansbaai, shark hotspot back down the coast. The journey was ok. I took my anti sickness tablets in preparation for the boat but these seemed to make me feel nauseous. It mentioned it may have this affect on an empty stomach and so when we stopped to stretch our legs I grabbed a pack of hot cross buns. These did the trick and I ...