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Orca hunting in False Bay, March 2015

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 30 March 2015

Orca Sighting

written by Monique Fallows

There is a sure way to get over jetlag and that is an Orca Sighting! Chris I returned from New Zealand on Wednesday and with the long journey home and 11 hour time change we were not at our freshest when the Apex Crew called on Thursday morning ...

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Common dolphins in False Bay by Chris Fallows

General NewsPosted on: Saturday, 28 February 2015

Why you should book your shark trip with us.

written by Kirsty MacSymon

After a few very quiet days at Seal Island, False Bay, our luck changed for the good after experiencing some of the most incredible wildlife that inhabits False Bay. After a bumpy ride in choppy conditions towards Seal Island, we came across a B...

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A Sperm whale off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 28 December 2014

Sperm Whale Encounter

written by Monique Fallows

There are many experiences that one can dream of and once in a while those dreams can come true. In this case the opportunity of getting in the water with a Sperm whale came as a complete surprise. We have had a very windy summer up to this point...

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Great White shark, Seal Island, False Bay

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 18 December 2014

Going Green

written by Fiona McLellan

Here is my story about our change from plastic bags to natural, chemical -free and biodegradable sandwich bags. Apex Shark Expeditions used to use clear plastic sandwich bags for individual complimentary sandwiches for our guests each trip. Wit...

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General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Acoustic Tag Problems

written by Unknown

Far Reaching Effects of Acoustic Tags We recently came across this interesting article that highlights significant effects from the use of acoustic tagging. The fact that the seals seem to have honed in on these tags so readily does lead to the q...

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A Blue shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 21 April 2014

Pelagic Trip

written by Kat Hodgson

What an incredible day we had on our Pelagic trip! This is a trip that I have wanted to do for the past eleven years. I cant tell you how little I slept the night beforehand, knowing this was to be my opportunity to see the Blue and Mako sharks fi...

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A Mako shark off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 16 April 2014

My Season Thus Far

written by Kat Hodgson

It has been a fascinating start to my second season with Apex, particularly as I arrived in early February and I have not been to South Africa at this time of year. I was curious to see what summer looked and felt like here and it certainly lived ...

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Chris Fallows releasing a ray from the Treknets in Muizenberg, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 6 March 2014

Treknets this Summer

written by Monique Fallows

Spending time down at the treknets along Muizenberg and Strandfontein has always been a part of our summers, and many of you who have been following our activities through the years will know that we have released thousands of sharks and rays with...

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Seal Island, False Bay, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Saturday, 15 February 2014

Apex Celebrates 2000th Trip Milestone

written by Monique Fallows

It all began on a wintery day back in August 1996 when Chris witnessed his first ever breaching Great White Shark at Seal Island. Nearly eighteen years ago he would not have guessed at the wildlife history that would take place around this tiny 40...

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Snorkeling with Cape Fur seals in Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Friday, 31 January 2014

Cape Fur Seal Snorkelling for Beginners!

written by Chanele Jenkinson

I wake up with a stomach of butterflies Today is the day I get the opportunity of snorkelling with seals! Id seen many pictures, watched a few videos and heard nothing but elated stories from others that had done the trip before. We make our wa...

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Apex offers the smallest group size (12) of any shark cage diving vessel in South Africa. Book a transfer and receive a 10 minute free visit to the African Penguins at Boulders.