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Tag: Ocearch

What an exciting morning on the water, we had some fantastic White sharks sightings…

A stunning Saturday out on the bay, perfect conditons for a bit of White shark cage diving! We were back in the Geldsteen again today…

A lovely morning out on the water with sharks around the boat within ten minutes and what a start to the trip with the first four sharks being over 4.0m…

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