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A great white shark and seal swim in close proximity with a guest in the cage at Seal Island, South Africa

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Sharks vs Seals...or is it Seals vs Sharks?

written by Jimi Partington

One species you are guaranteed sightings of every single trip to Seal Island, South Africaare of course the seals themselves. When approaching Seal Island, the sight (and smell!) of 65,000 of these curious pinnipeds clinging to a rock amazingly is...

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A pilot whale off Cape Point, Cape Town

Shark BytesPosted on: Friday, 8 May 2015

April 2015 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

April 2015 is definitely echoing the pattern of the dreaded April of 2012 our sharks are currently missing in action! So, in this Shark Bytes I will briefly update you on our April Great White shark sightings as well as water conditions that c...

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Jimi Partington, crew member of Apex Shark Expeditions

ReviewsPosted on: Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Diary of a Shark Handler

written by Jimi Partington

I find myself lowering tourists into a steel cage, attached to the side of our boat, letting them gather themselves for a few seconds before shouting instructions to pull themselves underwater to come face to face with a Great White shark for the ...

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Pilot whales swimming off Cape Point, Cape Town

General NewsPosted on: Friday, 17 April 2015

Pilot Whale Encounter

written by Monique Fallows

10 April Finally the weather forecast that we had been watching and waiting for came true and with zero wind and virtually non-existent swell we rounded Cape Point for a day of adventure. There have been few days as flat as this one and the se...

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Orca's hunting Common dolphins in False Bay, Cape Town

Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 9 April 2015

March 2015 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

I know I sound like a broken record and believe me I feel like a broken record the wind has not stopped blowing for the last two months! It has been a very challenging time at Seal Island and the rough seas have left us wistful of calmer days. Ot...

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A Great White shark in New Zealand.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 3 April 2015

New Zealand Great White Shark Expedition

written by Monique Fallows

March 2015 After a very long 36 hour journey from Cape Town to Stewart Island in New Zealand it was not very heartening to hear the words of our taxi driver If you cant cuddle them, kill them! This was his general feeling for wildlife in New Z...

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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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A Ragged Tooth shark on the East Coast.

Shark BytesPosted on: Friday, 6 March 2015

February 2015 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

The 2015 Great White Shark Season at Seal Island has begun and after a four month break it is fantastic to see our beloved sharks again! In our February news Ill be writing about our shark sightings, an update on our Sharks of Southern Africa E...

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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 diver with a Ragged Tooth shark on the East Coast.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Sharks of Southern Africa Trip Report

written by Chris Fallows

The two February 2015 expeditionsmarked the 14th year that these expeditions have been run by Apex and once again the key feature of this trip was to find as many different species of sharks as possible whilst still also enjoying any other marine ...

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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.