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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 July 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, July 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Wonderful day out at sea with lots of sunshine, but no sharks unfortunately!

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Daily Blog 24 July 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, July 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a beautiful day out there with sunfish and so many penguins, unfortunately, no sharks this time!

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Daily Blog 23 July 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, July 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful winter day out there with a bit of wind, unfortunately, no shark sighting today 

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Daily Blog 19 July 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, July 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

UNfortunately, we didn't see any sharks today - looking forward to the next time and hoping to get our shark luck back!

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Daily Blog 18 July 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, July 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

After some waiting time we got ourselves a bronzie! Very brief sightings but lucky to see some sharks!

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Daily Blog 17 July 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, July 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Unfortunately no sharks but we got some whale and penguin action going on!

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