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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 25 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

After quite a bit of some waiting time we got to see beautiful bronze whaler shark

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Daily Blog 22 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, November 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A great day out on sea with some fantastic shark sightings and wonderful guests, a golden way to end the week...

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Daily Blog 21 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, November 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A bit of a misty start, but absolutely incredible visibility on site and great relaxed bronzies cruising around!

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Daily Blog 20 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, November 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A fintastic morning out on sea...

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Daily Blog 18 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day with incredible people and stunning sharks!

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Daily Blog 16 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, November 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A magic Monday morning spent out on sea with some spectacular Bronze Whaler shark sightings...

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