Shark Alley

February 27th, 2010

Shark Alley is a thin stretch of water between the two Islands of Dyer Island and Geyser Rock near Gansbaai in South Africa. Shark Alley was named this because of the large number of Great White Sharks that circle the Islands and swim through the narrow channel between them. Shark Alley has just been featured in the movie Dark Tide with Halle Berry where a rich businessman pays a professional…

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Gansbaai

February 27th, 2010

Gansbaai is the perfect place for you to retreat from hectic city life. Here, with the picturesque landscape and idyllic beaches, you will be exposed to Cape Town’s natural coastline beauty. The friendly residents will always lend a helping hand wherever possible. Gaansbaai is also known as the shark cage diving mecca of Cape Town, so while you absorb the relaxing ambiance, you can also experience an adrenaline rush like…

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Cape Town

February 27th, 2010

South Africa’s Mother City, Cape Town, is regarded as one of the most beautiful regions of the world and is known for its rich, multicultural heritage. Table Mountain stands proudly, watching over the city and is flanked by the legendary Devil’s Peak and historical Signal Hill. Beautiful sandy beaches lie along the picturesque coastline. The Cape Peninsula is famed for its diverse fauna and flora, bountiful rivers and magnificent countryside….

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Simons Town

February 27th, 2010

Simon’s Town is a beautiful sea-side town on the opposite side of the Cape peninsular. Only a few kilometres south of the town is Boulders Beach, a popular tourist attraction, and is home to the African Penguin (one of only three colonies in South Africa.) Popular activities include: boat charters and sea kayaking, offered by the Simon’s Town Yacht Club as well as deep sea fishing and whale watching charters….

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Aliwal Shoal

February 27th, 2010

80, 000 years ago, the area around the Aliwal Shoal consisted of a bed of sand dunes. The result of heavy rainfalls caused sand and shell to dissolve, forming a compound of calcium carbonate, which formed the core of the shoal, which became dune rock. Shifting of the continental plates caused the sea level of the Indian Ocean to rise and the dune was flooded and submerged. The deposits of…

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