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  • 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 02 October 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day full of sunshine with minimum wind or swell

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Daily Blog 01 October 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Sunny and warm with lots of activity from the copper sharks and a few whites in between!

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Daily Blog 30 September 2019 | Cage Diving South Africa

Monday, September 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A Golden start to the week with clearing conditions and some nice shark encounters...

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Daily Blog 28 September 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Saturday, September 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A bit windy but a lovely day out at sea with our stunning sharkies!

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Daily Blog 27 September 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Friday, September 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Foggy to start off with this morning but a nice sharky day at sea!

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Daily Blog 26 September 2019 | Great White Shark Cage Diving South Africa

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

Flat seas - tick, clear skies - tick, surrounded by shark - tick...

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