• 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 10 June 2021 | Shark Cage Diving South Africa

Thursday, June 10, 2021 |  0 Comment Tags: Gansbaai, Kleinbaai, sharks, white sharks,

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)
Marine Dynamics is a Shark Cage Diving company based in Kleinbaai, a small harbour town, part of Gansbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa. This area is known as a hotspot for the Great White Shark and the best place in the world to see and dive with these iconic creatures in their natural environment.

Guest comments:

"The best day ever! It was on my bucket list for my 50th bday. Crew are the best" - Danni

"Amazing and experienced crew that were passionate. Will definitely come back for another visit" - Michael

"Really amazing. The crew were really nice and close. Perfect" - Leyre



Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: Moderate

Sightings: Great white sharks, Short tail stingrays

Very misty conditions made a perfect shark day!

Shaun popped up to say hi!

And we had two stingrays at the same time!

Our divers had some close encounters

Not that they hated it

What a trip!

Thanks to all who joined!


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