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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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Winter is coming... go shark cage diving!

Sunday, May 05, 2013 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Winter is the best viewing season for great white shark cage diving, so as the air gets chillier and the leaves begin to fall, make sure to plan your dive!

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Love is in the water - our Valentines

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Author: Michelle Wcisel (Marine Biologist)

Marine Dynamics was stoked to partner up with Windsor Hotel for an epic Valentine's Day give away!  Check out the happy couple's story here... 

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Marine Dynamics owner awarded life membership to the Shark Conservation Society!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 | 1 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

The Shark Conservation Society seeks to further conservation through research expeditions and campaigns based on fact and practical experience, and to promote best practice when interaction with sharks is necessary.  Wilfred Chivell has been awarded lifetime membership to SCS for what they call his "action type" conservation...

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Marine Dynamics teams up with Shark Stanley

Friday, January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Author: Michelle Wcisel (Marine Biologist)

Shark Stanley is travelling the world in order to save sharks and rays - so we had to take him for a white shark cage dive in South Africa!

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Marine Dynamics welcomes Mike Horn and his Young Explorers!

Wednesday, August 01, 2012 | 0 Comments

Author: Michelle Wcisel (Marine Biologist)

What happens when you pair a world-renowned explorer with a group of eager young adventurers and put them in the water with great white sharks...?

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Marine Dynamics partners with Skaris Touring South Africa!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Author: Michelle Wcisel (Marine Biologist)

What could possibly be more exciting than cage diving with white sharks? Great white sharks + Harley Davidson's (or + helicopter tour or + abseiling Table Mountain...)  Keep reading...  

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