• 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 07 June 2023 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, June 07, 2023 |  0 Comment Tags: bronze whaler shark, Gansbaai, Great White Shark, 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:

" Great hospitality and great experience overall. Thanks to all the crew members for the work and for giving us a view of the beautiful marine world"
-Malik and Jazz

"Great trip, very knowledgeable staff, saw lots and would definitely recommend"
- Mark, Julie, and Alanna

"The most incredible crew, made it an experience of a life time memory!!!"


Gansbaai, South Africa

Dive site: Joubertsdam

Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: Poor

Sightings: Bronze whaler sharks, Broadnose sevengill shark, Cape Fur Seal

Trip Summary: Another day to remember today! Both groups of divers we had with us had an incredible experience today at our dive spot "The Shallows." After only a couple of minutes, there were still the first Bronze whaler sharks who started to approach us. Both females and males, stayed around the boat the whole time interacting very closely with the divers inside the cage. A beautiful Cape Fur Seal made an appearance, swimming quietly around the cage left everyone pleasantly amazed. At the end of the first trip, a Broadnose Sevengill shark was also spotted. So much activity in the water today! Thank you to everyone who was with us today!

Trip 1.

Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Cape Fur Seal, South Africa

shark cage diving, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Cape Fur Seal, South Africa
Kelp Gulls, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark , South Africa
shark cage diving, South Africa
shark cage diving, South Africa

Trip 2.

Cape fur seal, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
shark cage diving, South Africa
Cape fur seal, South Africa
Short-tail stingray, South Africa
shark cage diving, South Africa


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