• 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 14 November 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, November 14, 2021 |  0 Comment Tags: bronze whaler shark, Gansbaai, shark,

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:

" it was awesome to get so close to the sharks and watch them interact!" - Lena

" An excellent trip, definately recommend  - Just amazing!" - Thomas Dearman

"It was a great expericene, amazing crew  and perfect guidance from Guide! Great hospitality!"
- Thomas & Sabine 


Location:  Joubertsdam

Water temp: Warm

Visibility: Moderate

Sightings:  Bronze whalers, Cape fur seal

Stunning sharks were a little bit shy to begin with

But then they gained their confindence and came nice and close

Such pretty animals

Smile for the camera!

Thanks to all who joined us!

For our 2. trip today we got lots of bronzie action! look at this stunner!

oh they did enjoy!

Breaking the surface !

Happy Divers!

those eyes!

So much fun at sea today! thanks to all our guest for joining us today!


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