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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 05 March 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, March 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A golden morning on sea with some Bronze Whalers seen...

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Daily Blog 03 March 2021 | Cage Diving South Africa

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Even though today was a miss again we are looking forward to trying our luck next time!

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Daily Blog 01 March 2021 | Cage Diving South Africa

Wednesday, March 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Unfortunately, we only saw one bronzie briefly, we still had a wonderful wildlife-filled day!

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Daily Blog 23 February 2021 | White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A fantastic day out on sea with great conditions and even greater sightings...

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Daily Blog 22 February 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, February 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beaytiful trip with Mini Nemo, bronzies and not one but two stingrays!

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Daily Blog 20 February 2021 | Great White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, February 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A stunning Saturday morning spent on sea with a Great White shark, Bronze Whaler sharks and Short-tail stingrays...

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