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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 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, December 05, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A Bronzie filled morning on sea for the Marine Dynamics team and guests...

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Daily Blog 03 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, December 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

An all round great day on sea with some pleasant conditions and great wildlife encounters as the sharks and stingrays visited...

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Daily Blog 02 December 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, December 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

Our first shark cage diving trip of December was a success with some great Bronze Whaler shark sighitngs...

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Daily Blog 30 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, November 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

An exciting and personal afternoon trip with some fantastic Bronze Whaler shark sightings...

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Daily Blog 28 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, November 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

After a drizzling start to the trip the skies cleared for a great morning on sea with plenty of fantastic Bronze Whaler shark encounters...

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Daily Blog 27 November 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, November 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Late afternoon trip with incredible shark activity

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