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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Meet a Real Life Shark Scientist

Cape Town, South AfricaPart of Airbnb Online Experiences collection

Online experience hosted by Justin

60 minsHosted in English
Join online
Meet your host live on Zoom.
Up to 10 people
Private groups available for up to 500.

What you'll do

The No 1 Best Selling Wildlife Online Experience!

Great for Corporate Teams and adding a unique spark to your next online event, all from the comfort of your home or office. Also perfect for reconnecting families, couples & inspiring ocean enthusiasts of all ages. You will leave feeling lifted & refreshed with a healthy dose of optimism.



Rated 5 Stars by teams & individuals from Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Spotify, WWF, Boy Scouts of America & the UK, and many more.



Are you looking for something specific? I have several formats that can be personalised to suit you! I host 1 - 500 guests. Send me a message!

Ok, let’s set aside what you thought you knew about sharks as we adventure below the ocean’s surface - a mysterious (& scary) place, full of unspeakable monsters! Or so it seems..



Meet Sereia the Tiger shark - an ocean giant that I’m teaming up with to save us all. Follow her record breaking swim and learn how we use science & technology to uncover the secret lives of sharks. Be warned, you will shake your head in disbelief.



I will share my favourite stories, images & videos taken by myself and a team of scientists, BAFTA winners, Emmy nominees & Cinematographer of the year awardees.

I can’t wait to take you to one of the most enchanting marine reserves on the planet, one that NOBODY knows about!

“Like a nature documentary but you get to ask questions"
The No 1 Best Selling Wildlife Online Experience!

Great for Corporate Teams and adding a unique spark to your next online event, all from the comfort of your home or office. Also perfect for reconnecting families, couples & inspiring ocean enthusiasts of all ages. You will leave feeling lifted & refreshed with a healthy dose of optimism.



Rated 5 Stars by teams & individuals from Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Spotify,…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Justin can host private groups of any size, up to 500 guests. Private group rates start at $242.

What to bring

  • Phone, laptop, or tablet with stable internet connection
  • Your favourite ocean attire
  • All your marine questions
  • Your home! #StayHome

Meet your host, Justin

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 756 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I’m on a quest to spread a little ocean optimism, and some remarkable stories of sharks.

Supporting my lifelong passion through tourism & film meant adapting to 2020’s Covid crisis - so I started this unique online Experience!

My desire for discovery & ocean protection has taken me to work with Manta Rays, Manatees & Giant Trevally. Don’t forget the SHARKS - Tigers, Bulls, Great Whites, hammerheads and more. When not working with sharks I'm exploring the vibrant octopus gardens around my home town of Cape Town.

I know the ocean and her creatures inside out, so you’re guaranteed to learn loads, sharing in my adventures through the lens of a conservation scientist.

I love hearing your ocean stories, encounters & fears. Share, laugh and recharge with me as we make the world (&ocean) a better place.

I can't wait to hear from you!
I’m on a quest to spread a little ocean optimism, and some remarkable stories of sharks.

Supporting my lifelong passion through tourism & film meant adapting to 2020’s Covid crisis - so I started this unique online Experience!

My desire for discovery & ocean protection has taken me to work with Manta Rays, Manatees & Giant Trevally. Don’t forget the SHARKS - Tigers, Bulls, Great Whites, hammerheads and more. When not working with sharks I'm exploring the vibrant octopus gar…
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About the organisation: The RockHopper Fund



The Rockhopper Fund believes in the power of influence. We amplify those swimming against the current. Those seeking to discover, protect and - most importantly - act. Over the last 11 years our pioneering work has created healthy oceans, our biggest ally in the climate crisis. Journey with us on Instagram (@justinblakephoto) & help us make a bigger splash, for the ocean and the planet.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The RockHopper Fund.

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Rated 4.98 out of 5 from 756 reviews.

Stefan
April 2021
Justin is an oustanding host and story teller and such a passionate and wonderful person! His expertise is impressive and we were all so impressed with what we have learnt from him! Definitely our best virtual team experience so far and a huge thank you Justin for spending your time with us! Let’s stay in touch and all the best, cheers stefan and team
Justin is an oustanding host and story teller and such a passionate and wonderful person! His expertise is impressive and we were all so impressed with what we have learnt from him…
Genevieve
April 2021
Justin did such an amazing job with our 2nd graders. Our students loved the experience. His presentation was super engaging and he had such a great pace. He was also well spoken and we could all tell that he loves what he does. Our students are inspired and have learned some cool things about sharks. Thank you for such a wonderful time!
Justin did such an amazing job with our 2nd graders. Our students loved the experience. His presentation was super engaging and he had such a great pace. He was also well spoken an…
Olivia
April 2021
Amazing enthusiasm for a topic that we all knew nothing about but left feeling incredibly inspired and educated about. Something totally different as an online experience that takes you away from day to day work. Justin's passion is infectious, he is super knowledgeable and managed the whole group really well. Really enjoyed it.
Amazing enthusiasm for a topic that we all knew nothing about but left feeling incredibly inspired and educated about. Something totally different as an online experience that take…
David
April 2021
Justin was fabulous with our scouts. They were engaged and asked a lot of questions. If you are looking for something different and someone engaging, Justin is your man. Boys learned a lot about sharks and the hour went by really fast.
Claire
April 2021
Justin was a great host and loved answering all of our questions! His passion for sharks is very obvious and was very infectious. I had such a great time and highly recommend this experience to anyone who has any curiosity about sharks and the ocean.
Justin was a great host and loved answering all of our questions! His passion for sharks is very obvious and was very infectious. I had such a great time and highly recommend this…
Janet
April 2021
a fantastic online experience! Justin is passionate and knowledgeable about sharks and the future of the oceans. It was fun and informative. thank you Justin for the work you do and for sharing your time.

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.