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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 14 March 2021 | White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, March 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

An early start this morning but well worth it as we encountered Bronze Whaler sharks, a White shark and a Short-tail stingray...

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Daily Blog 12 March 2021 | Cage Diving South Africa

Saturday, March 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What an absolute bomb of a trip - dolphins, white shark and bronze whalers!

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Daily Blog 11 March 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A great trip today after the last few days of bad weather saw us stuck on land...

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Daily Blog 08 March 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, March 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A beautiful day out at sea with lots of bronzies!

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Daily Blog 07 March 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, March 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A wet and wild Sunday on sea for the team and guests of Marine Dynamics...

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Daily Blog 06 March 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, March 06, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A wonderful day with two trips enjoying the Bronze Whaler sharks that are currently in the area...

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