Shark Cage Diving: Declining Numbers Mean That Our Time Could Be Running Out

Welcome to Gansbaai, situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. This quaint coastal town has a rich historical heritage but is perhaps best known for the diverse marine life, located only 15 minutes from the shore. Here you will find an almost perfect ecological balance. A 60,000-strong colony of Cape Fur seals on Dyer’s Island and hundreds of African penguins. As a natural predator to these creatures, the…

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Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai?

Fun facts about the town and the sharks you could meet Gansbaai is one of the best regions in the Western Cape for shark cage diving. Not only is it a scenic little fishing town, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s also conservationally significant. As home to places such as the Klipgat Cave in the Walker Bay Marine Reserve and historical khoi sites, it carefully preserves…

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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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Sharks Gain International Protection

Shark conservation. Shark protection. Shark conservation campaigns

Conservation efforts for sharks took a strong turn for the better this October, thanks to the United Nations-backed Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild (CMS). Convening in Manila, the Convention secured a pact signed by 126 countries, that’s designed to provide cross-protections to migratory animals – both on land and at sea. Let’s look a bit closer at the results of the convention, and the organisation behind…

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