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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 12 April 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, April 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day out at sea with some shark sightings!

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Daily Blog 10 April 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, April 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A warm and sunny day on the water, where patience paid off and we were rewarded with some fantastic bronze whaler shark sightings!

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Daily Blog 09 April 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, April 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

It was a beautiful day on sea, with some whale and penguins sightings, however, our sharks did not join us.

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Daily Blog 07 April 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, April 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A wild Wednesday out on sea with some nice weather and even nicer sightings with Bronze whaler sharks, Cape Fur seals and a Indian Ocean Humpback dolphin...

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Daily Blog 05 April 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, April 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A wet and wild morning out on sea with our guests braving some winter like conditions and encountering Bronze whaler sharks and Short-tail stingrays...

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Daily Blog 04 April 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, April 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A fun day on sea with some great sightings, however the sharks were not to be be seen...

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