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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 03 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, January 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Colder water cleared up our visibility a little bit and sharks were stunning today!

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Daily Blog 02 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, January 02, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Wonderful day out at sea with a bit of a late start and stunning sharks

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Daily Blog 01 January 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, January 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A FINtastic way to start the new year...

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Daily Blog 31 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful trip filled with sharks and JAWSome people!

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Daily Blog 30 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A wild morning on sea with some spectacular shark encounters...

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Daily Blog 29 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A thrilling Tuesday on sea with some stunning Bronze Whaler sightings and a Short-tail stingray seen...

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