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Shark Cage Diving – a Bucket List Experience

Shark cage diving is a phenomenal bucket list experience – offering you the chance to get up close and personal with some of the most respected and fascinating creatures of the deep. The coastal region between Cape Town and Durban is the perfect setting for you to have your shark encounter, and create unforgettable memories, as a solo adventurer or as part of a small group. Why Dive with the…

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Planning a Shark Cage Diving Getaway

Shark cage diving is both exhilarating and oddly peaceful – depending on who you ask. However, it’s undeniably a bonding experience for nature lovers and thrill-seekers alike. There are a range of good reasons to add it to your bucket list but mostly because planning a diving weekend is a fantastic way to take an ordinary vacation and turn it into something far more memorable. It’s a 4-Step Process Luckily,…

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Shark Cage Diving Safety Tips

In recent years, shark cage diving has become the most popular extreme sport in the world. Thanks to movies like Jaws and the Sharknado franchise, people have an irrational fear of sharks. Some still believe that sharks roam the ocean mindlessly, hunting humans. This fear fuels curiosity for shark cage diving, especially for those looking for their next adrenaline rush. Or could the popularity of shark cage diving be proof…

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How Long do Sharks Live For?

Sofia the great white shark tagged for shark tracking, research and conservation efforts in Gansbaai, South Africa.

In 2016, scientists in Greenland discovered a 400-year old shark, evidence that some sharks can live for well over 100 years. It’s believed that Dogfish and Whale sharks species live for more than 100 years. But of course, each shark species has a different life expectancy. Learn more about how long specific shark species live and how scientists and researchers determine the age of sharks. Determining the age of sharks…

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Ocean Pollution: How Oil Waste Impacts Marine Life

Effects of Oil Spills on Marine Life

The global marine ecosystem is deteriorating at a worrying rate, as a direct result of oil waste. It’s the fastest source of devastation in the marine ecosystem and more harmful than the 14 billion pounds of trash and waste dumped in the ocean each year. It’s estimated that over 2600 million litres of oil waste enters the ocean annually – but the harm caused by this practice is immeasurable. There…

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