• 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 03 August 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, August 03, 2022 |  0 Comment Tags: Boat tour, bronze whaler shark, Cape fur seal, Copper shark, Gansbaai, Kleinbaai, Marine Dynamics, shark cage diving,

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 timing was so good and accurate, meeting, briefing, etc!
Also, good bio information related with sharks, very mile and gentle crew.!"
- Mikela & Adria

" Amazing trip, thank you so much! Rays, Bronzies and seal made this absolutely unforgettable! "
- Severine

" We enjoyed the trip very much. So many sharks. The staff was friendly and helpful"
- Bob


Gansbaai, South Africa

Dive site: Joubertsdam

Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: Moderate

Sightings: Bronze whalers, Sevengill shark, Cape Fur seal, Short-tail Stingray

Trip 1.

It was a beautiful start to our morning today!

We had a short-tail stingray around for a while!

Also happy divers!

Bronze whaler shark
Bronze whaler shark and stingray !

We love those smiles!

Bronze whaler shark
Little spy hopp from this Bronze whaler!

Thumbs up!!!

They did so good in the cage!

We also had a cape fur seal around!

Cold morning but fun! Luckely the sun was out!

Bronze whaler shark
Wow!! Look at this color! Beautiful male Bronze whaler shark!


Bronze whaler shark
Just chrusin!

Happy double diver!

We are so happy you guys enjoyed it!

All the way from the Netherlands!

And that is it for the 1. trip off the day! Thanks for joining us!

Trip 2.

Our bravest diver of the day!

Some incredible shark activity!

Oh we missed you, little dudes!

Can I join you in the cage guys!?

Look at this little dude chasing the bronzie away!

Check this creature out! Aw, we love having them around!

Can't get enough of them!

The bronzies were aloso great! That's a wrap for the second trip, thanks to all for joining!

Trip 3.

Just as previous trips the activity was great!

Happy divers enjoying the sharks from the boat!

What an incredible trip and day in general!

Such stunning animals, we are so privileged to have them coming to us!

Coming in HOT!

Thanks to all who joined us today! It was an absolute pleasure sharing our shark life with you!  

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If you are looking to get up close and personal with sharks then Shark Cage Diving South Africa, and more specifically with Marine Dynamics, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t want to miss. Book and pay online with us and get a free video of your encounter with the world’s apex predator.


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