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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 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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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 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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Orca in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Friday, 6 May 2016

False Bay Orca Sighting

written by Monique Fallows

14 April 2016 Since April 2009 Chris I have been extremely fortunate to encounter Orcas in False Bay on 17 occasions, as well as witnessing the Orcas hunt Common dolphins a total of 23 times. Many of the sightings have been in the mid-April t...

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Pilot Whales off Cape Point, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Buckle Up; The Pilots are Coming

written by Chris Fallows

Sitting waiting for sharks 70km off the South western tip of Africa is a normal day in our office; our sanctuary away from the hum drum of everyday life. It is in this area that a series of deep water canyons create good upwelling conditions that ...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Shark Hotspots Overlapping Fishing Locations

written by Neil Hammerschlag

Shark Hotspots Overlap with Commercial Fishing Locations A new study from an international team of scientists found commercial fishing vessels target shark hotspots, areas where sharks tend to congregate, in the North Atlantic. The researchers sug...

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great white sharks of Seal Island South Africa with Apex Shark Expeditions

General NewsPosted on: Saturday, 6 February 2016

White Shark Season Starts - Seal Island

written by Alistair Louw

At 7:00 we arrived at the northern end of the island and noticed a shark at another boat, we found a good anchorage and started the chumming process immediately, within a short while we had a drive-by, this is a shark that shows very little intere...

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