Umnenge Lodge & Charters
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... everyone such a large breakfast. About 10 people got seasick and had to sit on the front of the boat "in quarantine." I'll stop the talking at this point since i'm sure you've guessed that Karen and I got into the cage and proceeded ...
Another early start today, but I woke up with such anticipation, today was the day, the activity I had been looking forward to most, Cage diving with Great Whites!
I had booked a breaching and diving combo with a cost of 1850 Zar per person with another 2150 Zar for Transport the itinerary was as followed
4:00-5:00: pickup from hotel
6:00-7:00- meeting at 9 Kesweg, Kleinbaai Harbour, Gansbaai for a light ...
... things with your own eyes.
The team of Great White Shark Tours also did their own video and I knew I 'd look a complete geek on it as I had remembered saying it was "amazing" and "the shark looked right at me!" when the guy asked me how it was when I came out of the cage! Still, I got the video and I do look a geek but I can't wait to show it because it's a great memory of a top highlight of the whole trip.
If this trip wasn't ...
... the cage. Not in the cage though OH WAIT OH MY GOD WHAT IS THAT THERE IS A SHARK WEDGED BETWEEN MY END OF THE CAGE AND THE BOAT. luckily it was only there for 4 seconds or so but it was very splashy and scary and they have a rule about not peeing in the wetsuit and and and and :|. We were in the cage for about 15 minutes but couldn't stay any longer because we needed to share the time with the others and also it was BLOOMING FREEZING. The wetsuits were a godsend but couldn't ...
... where a pod of at least 10 whales had made it their temporary home. Armed with a 6 pack of ice cold Castle beer, we drove the couple of miles to De Kelders and parked up. Before we saw the sea we could hear the whales singing and blowing. We clambered across the rocks to the waters edge and sat down with our beers. We then spent a magical 2 hours watching the whales cruising up and down in front of us as the sun started to set over the sea. It ...