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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 17 March 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Sunny day out at sea, with a Great White shark and some Bronze whaler sharks coming in for a visit...

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Daily Blog 15 March 2020 | White Shark Diving Gansbaai

Sunday, March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A great day on sea for the Marine Dynamics team and its guests...

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Daily Blog 14 March 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

Incredible calm and warm day out at sea with some beautiful white shark activity

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Daily Blog 13 March 2020 | Great White Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai

Friday, March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

No Friday the 13th bad luck on our shark cage diving trips today...

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Daily Blog 12 March 2020 | Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)

What a beautiful day filled with some Great White sharks...

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Daily Blog 11 March 2020 | White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Author: Kelly Baker (Biologist)

A fantastic day out on sea with Great White sharks and Bronze whaler sharks galore...

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