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A breaching great white shark in Seal Island, False Bay

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 24 August 2016

20 Years of Flying Sharks at Seal Island

written by Chris & Monique Fallows

The 22nd of August marks a significant milestone for our company Apex Shark Expeditions as it was 20 years ago to the day that I first towed a yellow lifejacket as a decoy behind my 3,5m rubber inflatable boat at Seal Island in False Bay, South Af...

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A Great White shark breaching in False Bay, Cape Town.

Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 10 August 2016

July 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

It is with a great sense of relief that I can sit down and prepare to write about a full month of shark viewing at Seal Island! July has been a very exciting month in False Bay with the predation activity kicking off; the presence of some truly h...

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A Great White shark around Seal Island, False Bay.

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 25 July 2016

Shark Cage Diving - Cape Town

written by Dominic Canty

Its the moment the crew long for - the arrival of the first Great White to the boat; to be able to share with the guests a face to face encounter with the most iconic shark of all. But precisely when, or even if, that moment will arise well, who k...

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Sunrise at Seal Island, False Bay

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 14 July 2016

Predation Season at Seal Island, South Africa

written by Dominic Canty

With the guests on board and the safety briefing completed, its ropes off and White Pointer Two begins to ease out of Simons Town Harbour. Sunrise is perhaps an hour away, and the surrounding Cape Peninsula remains asleep beneath the starry night ...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point

Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 7 July 2016

June 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Two very important things happened in Cape Town this past month; The vitally needed winter rain has fallen and a few Great White sharks have finally remembered where Seal Island is! We have also had great weather conditions and this has allowed ...

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Cage diving with a great white shark off Seal Island in False Bay.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 12 June 2016

My First Day at Sea

written by Dominic Canty

With Simons Town still sleeping beneath the wash of moonlight, myself and the crew guided the last of the guests onto White Pointer 2, untied her ropes then eased away from the harbour jetty. Our destination: Seal Island, the 800 x 50 meter island...

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A Mako and blue shark off Cape Point.

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 7 June 2016

May 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Ill quickly get the most anticipated question out of the way firststill no sign of the Great White sharks at Seal Island. This past May has been incredibly trying from that point of view but we have by no means been idle so I do have a few excitin...

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A Sperm Whale off Cape Point, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 31 May 2016

The White Whale

written by Chris Fallows

Blooooooows.! Came the cry from the crows nest as the warm bushy spout of the surfacing cachalot gave the great Sperm whales presence away. The year was 1819 and the gold rush of the time was not for a shiny metal, but for very refined oil; that ...

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General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 19 May 2016

Deep Blue

written by Jimi Partington

The footage of an enormous Great White shark circling divers in a cage at Guadalupe Island was posted in 2015 and has since gone viral. In a matter of just 24 hours, the huge shark named Deep Blue had become one of the most talked about White shar...

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A school of Common dolphins in False Bay.

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 10 May 2016

April 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Im afraid the Great White shark news this month is short but extremely unsweet as our Seal Island sharks have been missing in action for the last 3 weeks. We have however not been idle and had a very exciting Orca sighting in False Bay and anothe...

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