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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 February 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Sunday, February 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

The sun was shining, the sightings were sweet...

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Daily Blog 01 February 2020 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Saturday, February 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A little overcast but calm seas and visibility improving to get some great views of the sharks underwater

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Daily Blog 31 January 2020 | Great White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Friday, January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Grey and cloudy but calm seas and beautiful sharks!

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Daily Blog 30 January 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A day of triple S diving with our trips seeing the big 3...sharks, seals and stingrays...

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Daily Blog 29 January 2020 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

An early start to our shark cage diving trips, but the early wake up was definately worth it...

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Daily Blog 28 January 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

The sun was shining on us this morning and we had some great activity out of the sharks!

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