Shark Cage Diving with Marine Dynamics

Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai as an activity on the Cape Whale Coast in the Overberg Region is a bucket list item for us and we are so thankful and lucky to have had the opportunity to experience it with Marine Dynamics.

Though starting out the day way earlier than is usual for us we were out just before 7am to go get our registration and briefing done and getting ready to head out to the launch harbour of Kleinbaai where the shark cage diving tours leave from.

It was an educational and adrenaline experience of note and we have some pics to share with you about it. There will be more info to come as we share more soon about the interesting and amazing work being done by various responsible tourism businesses and their efforts in educating and conserving the natural and cultural heritage in their destination.

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Slashfin the Marine Dynamics shark cage diving boat

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These gulls were extremely excited and flew behind the boat as we entered the area we were going to experience the amazing Great White Shark

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I realised why the birds were so excited because the chum used to create a scent trail to attract the sharks meant food for them

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How is that for a first time viewing a big beautiful smile

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The first group in the cage were extremely blessed to have had the shark come up this close.

Being this close to an apex predator was somewhat scary but more exciting and a recommended experience to include on your bucket list and at the same time contribute to conservation efforts especially through the Dyer Island Conservation Trust.

Part of the experience is to learn more about the work being done with businesses who have been finalists and winners for the Africa Responsible Tourism Awards at World Travel Market Africa who we have partnered with as part of the efforts for Responsible Tourism and collaborations being set up with Travel Massive Cape Town and Better Tourism Africa. So watch out for more of our blogs that we will be sharing about this.

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