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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 26 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a day we had at sea! It was rather windy but the sharks didn't care: bronze whalers active as ever!

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Daily Blog 25 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A sharky day indeed with some fantastic Bronze whaler sightings and a cheeky little Broadnose sevengill shark!

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Daily Blog 24 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

The day saw some fantastic sightings of active Bronze whaler sharks, hunting Cape fur seals, and a happy little Southern right whale playing along the coast with its mother!

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Daily Blog 23 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, October 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A fantastic way to end the week with some great marine life seen out on the water today!

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Daily Blog 22 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A wild day out on the bay filled with many fantastic marine life sightings!

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Daily Blog 21 October 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, October 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Some winter-like conditions for much of the day however our sharks didn't mind this and we had some fantastic sightings including the Bronze whaler sharks, Cape fur seals and a Broadnose sevengill shark!

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