• 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 08 August 2022 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Monday, August 08, 2022 |  0 Comment Tags: Boat tour, bronze whaler shark, Cape fur seal, Copper shark, Gansbaai, Kleinbaai, 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:

"Thank you for such an incredible experience and for being so attentive and kind! Thank you" - Alisse

"Fantastic, would recommend" - Evert

"Unforgetable experience. Amazing staff! Thank you!" - Natalie + Rob


Gansbaai, South Africa

Dive site: Joubertsdam

Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: Moderate

Sightings: Bronze whalers, Cape Fur seal, Short-tail stingray

Trip 1.

Bronze whaler shark

We had so amazing Bronze whaler sharks today!

So glad everyone enjoyed the experience!

We had a short-tail stingray that was so active for all our divers!

And we was so lucky with great visibility!

Bronze whaler shark
Bronze whaler shark so close to all our divers!


We also had an active Cape fur seal around for a while!

Great energy from our divers!


Bronze whaler shark
Look how beautiful they are!

Short-tail stingray right in front of the cage! 

Thumbs up!!! 

Perfect day for shark cage diving!

And that's all for the first trip today! Thanks for joining us!

Trip 2.

Bronze Whaler shark, South Africa

Bronze whalers didn't make us wait for too long.

Shark Cage Diving, South Africa
Fun in the cage!

Short-tail stingray coming to us.

Bronze Whaler shark, South Africa
We had such great activity around us.

Shark Cage Diving, Gansbaai, South Africa
Lovely family enjoying the sharks together.

Bronze Whaler shark, South Africa
What a beautiful creature!

Bronze Whaler shark, South Africa
Thanks to all who joined us today!

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