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  • In Gansbaai, the largest white shark ever caught was at Danger Point and measured up to 5.9m. The exact world record white shark is a contested issue, but chances are it is between 6-7m.

  • 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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Great White Shark Cage Diving South Africa

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Great White Shark Cage Diving South Africa

Looking for an once-in-a-lifetime adrenalin rush experience? Well then going Great White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa is sure to get your blood flowing and adrenalin rushing. Gansbaai is the Great White Capital of the world, with sharks visiting the shores twelve months of the year, this little fishing town is the best place to come eye to eye with the worlds apex predator, the Great White Shark.

What you need to know:

  • NO DIVING EXPERIENCES REQUIRED
    You don’t need any diving experience in order to go down in the cage.
  • ALL EQUIPMENT SUPPLIED
    All the equipment is supplied and matched to your specific size for ultimate comfort. This includes: dry clean wetsuits (a rarity in the industry), towels, booties and diving goggles ·
  • 99,9% VIEW GUARANTEED
    We cannot guarantee that you will see sharks as this after all nature, but we can say that you have a 99.9% of seeing at least one Great White.
  • TRANSFER & ACCOMMODATION ON REQUEST
    If you need a transfer and or accommodation in Gansbaai we can arrange it for you upon request.

Great White Shark Cage Diving in South Africa, especially with Marine Dynamics, is a combination of goose bump thrills and education onboard a custom built boat with experts, researchers and friends. You can rest assured that you will get up close and personal with the Great White Shark as our experienced team is the best geared in the industry to help you uncover the mystery’s about the illusive Great White.

About the trip:

5:30 - Pick up from Cape Town/Alternative Accommodation (If transfer is requested)
8:00 - Meet at our headquarters, the Great White House, in Kleinbaai – Breakfast & Safety Briefing
9:00 - Launch from Kleinbaai harbour – approx 15 min boat ride to dive site
9:15 - Estimated 3-4 hours at sea for the shark dive tour (drinks & snacks on the boat)
13:00 - Return to harbour and back up to the Great White House
13:15 - Light lunch whilst watching video of the day.(Option to purchase DVD @ R150 per copy)
14:00 – Finish up at the Great White House & Return to Cape Town
16:30 – Arrive back in Cape Town

Directions from Cape Town

Your Safety is Our Priority

Those who want to experience that chilling, thrilling, face to face encounter with these mysterious animals can relax: The expert team of Marine Dynamics has the best gear, is highly qualified and the most experienced in the business to take you Great White Shark Cage Diving under extreme safe and secure conditions. Go Shark Cage Diving in South Africa!