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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 20 May 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, May 20, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What an incredible day out at sea for the MD team and our guests! 5/5 of the Marine Big 5; Bottlenose Dolphins, Sharks, Seals, Bryde's Whales, and African Penguins. Our divers were even lucky enough to enjoy both Bronze Whaler sharks and a Sevengill shark by the cage today.

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Daily Blog 17 May 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What an incredible day for our Slashfin group: sunshine, calm seas, and sharks! And We back with triple S diving: sharks, a seal , and a stingray!

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Hermanus Marine Evening

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Tourism roleplayers, hotel- and guest house owners were invited to join Marine Dynamics Shark and Whale Tours for a Marine Evening on 12 May at the Hermanus Auditorium.

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Daily Blog 16 May 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, May 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a warm and calm day at sea! We saw two beautiful Bronze whaler sharks a few times, a Short-tale Stingray and on our way back to the Harbor we got so lucky to see Indian Ocean Humpback dolphins!  

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Daily Blog 15 May 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, May 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Lots of sunshine, sea birds, and smiles on our trip today! Despite being on the slower side we did enjoy the company of a beautiful Sevengill shark for a short period.

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Daily Blog 12 May 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, May 12, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

It was an early start for our guests today! We saw a Bronze whaler shark that made a quick visit, and also a few brief sightings of a Sevengill cow shark!

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