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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 24 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Back on the water in the presence of Bronze whaler sharks after a day on land!

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Daily Blog 22 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, January 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

We had a wet and wild day, with divers, and spectators from all over the world!

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Daily Blog 21 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, January 21, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A successful trip full of Bronze whaler activity and surpise Cape fur seal sightings!

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Daily Blog 20 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, January 20, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A sunny and beautiful day with such amazing wildlife sightings throughout the day!

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Daily Blog 19 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, January 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A sunny day with Bronze whaler sharks & a playful Cape fur seal!

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Daily Blog 18 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, January 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

It was a windy but wild day out at sea! We got lucky with our wildlife sightings!

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