• 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 19 March 2023 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, March 19, 2023 |  0 Comment Tags: Boat tour, bronze whaler shark, Eco Tourism, Gansbaai, Kleinbaai, shark cage diving, Shark Conservation, 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 experience ever. So glad we booked with you. Would recommend it to everyone. Hot chocolate after diving was a great idea!" 
- Bui

"You all thought of everything! Incredible experience - beginning to end!"
- Holderbach family

"Everything was amazing!! This experience was both thrilling and informative."
- Taylor & Austin


Gansbaai, South Africa

Dive site: Joubertsdam

Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: High

Sightings: Bronze Whaler sharks, short-tail stingrays, cape fur seals, storm petrels, Seven-gill shark 

Trip Summary: What amazing sightings our divers and crew got to see today. Not just we took the sun in today, but also some great marine animals did! The Bronze whaler sharks in the bay could not await our divers and shortly after a Seven-gill shark appeared as well as a Short-tail stingray and a Cape fur seal again playing with its catch. Not a dull moment for our divers and crew today!

Trip 1.

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Shark cage diving, South Africa
Bronze whaler sharks, South Africa
Shark cage diving, South Africa
Cape fur seal, South Africa
Bronze whaler Shark, South Africa
Shark cage diving, South Africa

Trip 2.
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Shark Cage Diving, South Africa
Shark Cage Diving, South Africa
Sevengill shark, South Africa
Cape Fur Seal, South Africa
Shark Cage Diving, South Africa

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