• 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 15 November 2023 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 |  0 Comment Tags: bronze whaler sharks, Cape Fur Seals, Copper Sharks, marine dyanmics, 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:

" Spectacular tour. Exceeded all our expectations. The highlight of our trip so far!!"
- Alex, Eric and Yvonne

" Amazing experience! Thank you so much for your conservation efforts!"
- Angel


Gansbaai, South Africa

Dive site: Joubertsdam

Water temp: Moderate

Visibility: Good

Sightings: Bronze whaler sharks, Cape fur seals, Southern right whales, Humpback dolphins, African penguins

Summary: We had an early and bright start for our first guests of the day. The water was flat, clear and had great visibility, but the temperature was not very tropical. Nevertheless, we could not complain as we enjoyed the mesmerizing beauty and size of the amazing Bronze Whaler sharks around us. We were lucky to spot a huge female Bronze Whaler shark, nicknamed Bronzella, and she was massive! We want to thank all our guests for joining us today and making it a great experience. We could enjoy amazing shark activity for all our trips today! And also on our last trip a Broadnose sevengill shark!

Trip 1.

Trip 2.
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Shark Cage Diving, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Bronze whaler shark, South Africa
Shark Cage Diving, South Africa
African Penguin, South Africa
Humpback dolphin, South Africa
Shark Cage Diving, South Africa

Trip 3.

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