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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 Diving in South Africa

A trip with Marine Dynamics is a combination of goosebump thrills, education and relaxation on a luxury boat in the company of experienced experts and researchers!

Rates & Special Information

Per Adult R 1,750.00
Per Kid (Under 12) R 1000.00

Find out why you should choose Marine Dynamics and why YOUR CHOICE MAKES A DIFFERENCE!

Our Shark Boat is Purpose Built for Best Performance

Slashfin is the first aluminium boat of its kind in the industry, specifically designed and built for low maintenance, stability, speed and superior safety and comfort.

Dive Gear

Marine Dynamics prides itself on the superior standard it sets and maintains regarding unrivalled quality of service, skills and products.

The Crew

The crew members on board the Slashfin provide more than professional service and excellent customer care - each one is also a fountain of information and eager to educate, inspire and inform guests.

Safety

Your safety is our priority. The ultimate adventure of a lifetime under extreme safe and secure conditions.

Exclusive Trips

Celebrate a major event with an exclusive shark cage diving trip for close friends and family or company outing aboard The Slashfin - it is guaranteed to put the wind back in everyone's sails and to create memories and footage that will last a lifetime!
 

Shark Cage Diving Transfer Options

Marine Dynamics offers transfers from Cape Town to Gansbaai via a shark shuttle bus, helicopter and luxury vehicle. Take your pick and experience one of the most adrenaline pumping experiences: shark cage diving.