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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 28 November 2019 | Shark Diving Gansbaai

Thursday, November 28, 2019 |  0 Comment

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: 

"Fantastic time, every crew member was great + friendly! We saw so many sharks. Everyone was dedicated and so knowledgeable. Thank you so much!" – Charlotte

"Extremely well run and hospitable. The crew was top notch and extremely friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about their craft! Cheers!" – Eric & Kelsey

"Very enjoyable trip! Staff were very nice and helpful! Would highly recommend!" – PJ

28/11//2019

Sightings:  Bronze whalers, Cape fur seal

Location: Joubertsdam

Water Temperature: Moderate

Visibility: Poor


Beautiful copper shark super close to our divers in the water!


Happy shark cage divers!


Gliding around in the summer sunshine!


Spend some time with friends at sea, witnessing some awesome shark activity!


Some out of the water action from the copper sharks!


Shaaaarks!


Right up to the cage!


Shark selfies!


Woooo successful dive!


Show us some teeth!


Science save sharks!


Thanks for joining on another spectacular dive!


If you are looking to get up close and personal with the great white shark then Shark 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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