Unveiling the Thrilling World of Shark Cage Diving in South Africa

By |2024-03-07T11:23:01+02:00March 5, 2024|Blog|

In the realm of marine biodiversity, South Africa stands as a beacon, housing over 200 shark and ray species along its breathtaking coastline. However, amidst the allure of these waters lies a poignant tale of ecological imbalance and the struggle to protect the dwindling population of Great White Sharks.

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The Last Shark: Advocating for Change and Conservation

By |2024-03-05T15:46:14+02:00January 30, 2024|Blog|

In the realm of marine biodiversity, South Africa stands as a beacon, housing over 200 shark and ray species along its breathtaking coastline. However, amidst the allure of these waters lies a poignant tale of ecological imbalance and the struggle to protect the dwindling population of Great White Sharks.

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Diving into Excellence: White Shark Diving Company Awarded the Blue Flag Status

By |2024-01-30T15:01:09+02:00January 30, 2024|Blog|

Amidst the shimmering waves of recognition, White Shark Diving Company proudly emerged as one of the select few tourism boats honored with the prestigious Blue Flag status.

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Diving with White Shark Diving Company in Gansbaai: A Breathtaking Adventure

By |2024-03-13T09:44:46+02:00February 27, 2023|Blog|

Are you an adventure seeker looking for a heart-racing activity to try out? If you're someone who loves the ocean and its magnificent creatures, then a diving experience with White Shark Diving Company in Gansbaai is just the thing for you. This blog post will give you a glimpse of what to expect when you book a trip with this company, and why it should be on your bucket list.

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Orca vs. Great White Shark

By |2023-10-21T09:22:01+02:00February 11, 2020|Blog|

Since 2017, sensationalist news reports on blood thirsty Orcas feeding on the Livers of Great White Sharks have been doing the rounds on the internet, and social media. So, what is the truth about the Orca vs. Great White Sharks beyond the classic, degenerative symptoms of “broken telephone syndrome” and perpetuating gruesome myths?

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Shark Conservation in South Africa

By |2023-10-20T16:55:52+02:00December 18, 2018|Blog|

Imagine, getting on a plane and starting your adventure in Gansbaai, South Africa. The Great White Shark capital of the world. You’ll be working around the area doing important research and conservation work and coming face-to-face with these respected marine animals.

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Sawfish – The World’s Most Threatened Fish

By |2023-10-21T10:17:07+02:00April 24, 2018|Blog|

One of the more bizarre-looking relatives of the great white shark is the sawfish.  Named for the long, saw-like snout (rostrum) that makes up 20 to 28% of its body length. This ‘saw’ is equal in width all the way down and has a rounded tip and sharp, tooth-like spikes on either side. What purpose does it serve? Let's explore...

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Plight Of The African Penguin

By |2023-10-21T10:19:26+02:00February 9, 2018|Blog|

The African Penguin is among South Africa’s most charismatic creatures, capturing the hearts of thousands of visitors each year with their endearing ‘tuxedos’, monogamous mating pairs and comical, waddling gait. Previously dubbed Jackass penguins for the braying sound mates use to communicate with one another, these creatures are endemic to southern Africa – found in colonies along the coast and on offshore islands in the Western Cape, the Eastern Cape and Namibia. But the African penguin’s position is a precarious one...

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Enigmatic Orcas

By |2023-10-21T10:23:31+02:00February 2, 2018|Blog|

Up until last year, we had an average of approximately 98% white shark sightings on our trips over the course of the year. However, roughly a year ago, two Orca Whales started to intermittently visit the bay and began predating on the Great White Sharks, which caused the sharks to flee from the area after the predation attacks. Let's learn more about these beautiful and fascinating whales...

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Myth-Busting – 5 Common Misconceptions About Great Whites

By |2023-10-23T16:26:57+02:00January 15, 2018|Blog|

Great White Sharks... the very name strikes fear into most people, but much of what people know about these amazing animals has been learnt from sensational movies and articles. Let's unpack some myths about these sharks...

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Forests of the Ocean: Incredible Kelp

By |2023-10-23T16:32:36+02:00January 2, 2018|Blog|

Kelp flourishes in the shallow waters along the southern African coast, but few people realise the importance of this phenomenal sea plant – it is a living ecosystem that helps to protect and sustain a menagerie of sea creatures by providing a food source and a habitat for a diversity of ocean species.

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Conservation Focus – White Shark Diving Company’s Research and Volunteer Institute

By |2020-02-26T13:24:37+02:00May 10, 2017|Blog|

One of the most exciting developments at White Shark Diving [...]

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