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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 04 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, January 04, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

With intermittent sunshine and beautiful visibility, it was a great day of Bronze whaler activity!

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Daily Blog 03 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, January 03, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A cloudy but beautiful day today! We had Bronze whaler sharks around all boats!

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Daily Blog 02 January 2024 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, January 02, 2024 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Happy New Year! A great start to this year today with Bronze whaler around the boat!

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Daily Blog 31 December 2023 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, December 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

It was the last shark cage diving trip of 2023! Happy New Year!!!

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Daily Blog 30 December 2023 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, December 30, 2023 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Rainy and cold summer day here in Gansbaai! But filled with sharks and more amazing wildlife! 

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Daily Blog 29 December 2023 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, December 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a beautiful day today with some African Penguins and Bronze whaler sharks!

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