Shark Diving South Africa | Daily Trip 20 July 2014 (Trip1)

Guest comment: “Amazing day even though there was a lack of sharks. The crew were really helpful and didn’t stop until we saw a shark. Thank you so much!” – Beccy

“It was well organised, all though we didn’t see many sharks the crew and all staff were fantastic!” – Matthew

“It was amazing! Took some time before we got to see the sharks, but when they came it was amazing!” – Tom


Location: Joubertsdam
Water Temperature: 15.0’C
Depth: 8.3m
Visibility: 1.5m
Number of Sharks: 2
Conditions: Clear skies, small swell + light wind

We were back on the sea after three days off due to a large storm that swept through the area. The conditions today could not have been more of a contrast than those we had seen over the last few days. The sun was shining with the seas were relatively flat and we hoped the sharks were just as anxious to see us as we were to see them. We anchored at Wilfred’s Rock, a dive site we’ve had great success with this winter season however it appeared that the sharks were not in the area after a few hours of trying. We decided that we would head into the shallows to try our luck. It was here that we spotted our first shark of the day a shy juvenile, and soon after our second somewhat larger individual. Both sharks tended to keep under the surface however they continued to circle for us throughout the rest of the afternoon, every now and again going for an attempt on the bait or decoy line. We headed back into the harbour watching an amazing South African sun set! A triumphant end to a long day out on the water…

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


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