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  • Shark cage diving in Gansbaai, South Africa with Marine Dynamics. Experience the exceptional and come face to face with a great white shark! 

  • The exact world record white shark is a contested issue, but chances are it is between 6-7m. In Gansbaai, the largest white shark ever caught was at Danger Point and measured up to 5.9m.

  • If you see a white shark in the water don’t panic. Chances are high that the shark has already detected you and isn’t interested. White shark attacks are normally associated with poor visibility, so avoid murky conditions.

  • White sharks have a unique system called a “counter current heat exchange”, which keeps their body  tempreture +/- 7C above the surrounding water temperature. 

  • All sharks have an incredibly unique system on the tip of their nose called the “ampillae of Lorenzini”. These are small pores filled with a gel that transmits the electrical currents in the water to the shark’s brain so that it can assess its environment.

  • White sharks give birth to live young (not eggs), and they give birth to 6-8 pups at one time. Pups are usually between 1.0-1.5m in length and are born with teeth.

  • Body language has been a well documented form of shark communication and has identified body arching, jaw gaping, and other postures as specific social tactics.

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Daily Blog 17 May 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, May 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Bad shark luck today for us but we did see some dolphins and also some seals!

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Daily Blog 16 May 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, May 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a wonderful trip we had! We had to wait quite a bit but at the end were rewarded by some great shark activity!

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Daily Blog 14 May 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, May 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

So much widlife action out at sea, but, unfortunately, no sharks for us...

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Daily Blog 13 May 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Wonderful day out at sea with some bronzies!

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Daily Blog 12 May 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a treat! ON the first trip we had a white shark! Unfortunately, the second trip wasn't as lucky..

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Daily Blog 11 May 2021 | Shark Cage Diving South Africa

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a wonderful day out at sea! We started early today with the sun just getting up as we left the harbour!

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