• 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 01 December 2021 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, December 01, 2021 |  0 Comment Tags: bronze whaler shark, Gansbaai, Giant Petrel, 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:

"Thanks a lot to very friendly crew, I've enjoyed today!" - Dariya

"Amazing experience! We'd like to thank all the crew for being so kind and friendly" - Lea

"It was a very good experience" - Niels



Water temp: Moderate

Visibility:  Poor

Sightings:  Bronze whalers, Giant Petrel

We started off with some great shark sightings

And as we tell people best thing about bronzies is them being not alone!

Beautiful sharks so calm and graceful

Beautiful bronze colur

We love them being around!

Giant petrel not scared of no sharks!

Beautiful large bird wer do not see evry day next to the boat

Thanks to all who joined us today!


We also got lucky on the 2. trip with the visit of this Giant Petrel!

Bronzie Action today!

Our International marine volunteers enjoys the cage dive together with our guest Gulia all the way from Brazil!

The reflection!!

Smile ur on camera!!

And thats it ! thanks to all our guest for joining us today!


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