Daily Blog 12 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Guest Comments:

” Spectacular day! All crew + Staff went above and beyond to give us the very best experience. Thank you all:) !! “
–  Daniel & Olivia

” We had a fantastic day and felt well taken care of. So many Bronze, sevengill sharks” – 

” We’ve had an amazing shark experience, good crew.
Highly recommend the tour. Brilliant! “
– Barbara & Gary 


Location: Gansbaai, South Africa

Dive site: Joubertsdam

Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: High

Sightings: Bronze whalers, Cape fur seal, Short-tail stingray + Broadnose sevengill shark, Souther right whale

Trip 1.

It did not take long before our first wildlife encounter! 

We had such amazing visibility today! 

We all got so excited to see a 2.5 m Broadnose sevengill shark!!

Coming in nice and close!

Also got lucky to have an active Short-tail stingray around!

A cheeky cape fur seal!

More Southern Right whales on anchor!

Our last divers getting ready for the cage dive!

And that is all from trip 1! Thanks for joining us!

Trip 2.

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
A glorious afternoon out in the bay with the Bronze whaler sharks.

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Splash down!

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Just a sneaky pop-out!

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Lovely bronze whalers around us

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
So close to the cage they get!

Southern right whale, South Africa
An extra surprise on the way back to the harbour, a Southern right whale mother-calf pair.

Shark Cage Diving, South Africa
A big thank you to all our guests, we hope you enjoyed your time with the Marine Dynamics team!

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If you are looking to get up close and personal with sharks then Shark Cage Diving South Africa, and more specifically with Marine Dynamics, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t want to miss. Book and pay online with us and get a free video of your encounter with the world’s apex predator.


See also​

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Conservation Partners

Dyer Island Conservation Trust

African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary

Department: Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Cape Nature

Overstrand Municipality

Plastics SA

Tourism Partners

Fair Trade Tourism


Cape Town Tourism

Cape Country Routes

Gansbaai Tourism