• 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 13 December 2018 | Cage Diving South Africa

Thursday, December 13, 2018 |  0 Comment Tags: Bronze Whalers, Copper Sharks, Gansbaai, Kleinbaai, sharks,

Author: Marine Dynamics (Shark Cage Diving Company)
Marine Dynamics is a Shark Cage Diving company based in Kleinbaai, a small harbour town, part of Gansbaai in the Western Cape of South Africa. This area is known as a hotspot for the Great White Shark and the best place in the world to see and dive with these iconic creatures in their natural environment.

Guest Comments

“We are very lucky to go outside. Nice trip, nice team. Very helpful.” ~ Marin & Marius

“Nice experience. Great team” ~ Helene & Edeltraut

“Amazing” ~ Gareth

Location: Joubertsdam

Temperature: 20.0°C   

Depth: 10.1  m

Visibility: 0.5m

Conditions: swelly but a beautiful hot day

We started our trip of the day just before midday and everyone was super excited to see some beautiful marine wildlife.  Once we reached the dive site our guests jumped in their wetsuits and prepared themselves for the cage diving. It took the copper sharks a bit of time to arrive but they were very active around the cage once they were there. Everyone had an amazing time in the cage watching stunning sharks going after the baits and coming really close to our divers. Once everyone was ready to head back we picked up our cage and anchor and made our way to the harbour.  

Cage Diving South Africa

If you are looking to get up close and personal with the great white shark then Cage Diving in South Africa, and more specifically with Marine Dynamics, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you won’t want to miss. Book and pay online with us and get a free video of your encounter with the world’s apex predator.

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