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An elephant in Hwange National Park

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 2 December 2016

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

written by Monique Fallows

Zimbabwe, October If you want to see elephants there are many choices in Africa, but if you want to see astounding numbers there can be no better place than Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. The Park is said to have an estimated population of...

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Giraffe's in Etosha National Park

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 2 December 2016

Etosha National Park

written by Monique Fallows

Namibia, October 2016 If you have been reading my blogs for long enough you should know by now that the end of September/October is only ever about one thing. The Great White shark season at Seal Island has come to an end and its now time to im...

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A Humpback whale breaching in Hout Bay

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 1 December 2016

Humpback Aggregation

written by Monique Fallows

Cape Town Western Seaboard Something special has been taking place off our Cape Town Western Seaboard for the last few years, and that is a massive aggregation of migrating Humpback whales. These Humpbacks have been aggregating in a small stret...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Open Ocean Shark Diving

written by Dominic Canty

It was eighteen miles off Cape Point when we found them two Blue Sharks and a Mako. Wed encountered an early morning mist which seemed reluctant to ease as we ventured further south from False Bay, but now wed struck marine gold. Visibility wa...

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A Great White shark predating on a seal at Seal Island, False Bay

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

August 2016 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

The 2016 Shark Season at Seal Island has certainly kept us guessing and the latest surprise is an early end to the season. Our last shark day at The Island was 26 August. That being said we did have great shark action during the month; a tremendo...

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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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