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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 16 October 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A stunning day at sea with plenty of shark action.

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Daily Blog 15 October 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A beautiful day at sea with lots of sharks!

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Daily Blog 14 October 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Monday, October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A windy day with a plenty of sharks

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Daily Blog 13 October 2019 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Sunday, October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A little blustery on the water but plenty of sharks to keep us busy.

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Daily Blog 12 October 2019 | Shark Diving South Africa

Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Beautiful day on the water with some stunning shark sightings!

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Daily Blog 11 October 2019 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Friday, October 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

A warm and a slightly breezy day out there with some new Great White Sharks in the bay!

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