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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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An albatross skimming the water in New Zealand.

Shark BytesPosted on: Monday, 31 March 2014

March 2014 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers, I have lots of news to report on this month. We have had an action packed month in False Bay with high numbers of Great white sharks, huge schools of common dolphins and thousands of gannets. Chris I also had the great priv...

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A Great White shark on the floor bed of New Zealand.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 28 March 2014

Great White Sharks of New Zealand

written by Monique Fallows

Visiting New Zealand in search of Great White sharks has been on our radar since the first cage diving operation started here about seven years ago. So, we were thrilled and excited when the opportunity of being involved in a new documentary for D...

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A stunning view of Milford Sound, New Zealand

Trip ReportsPosted on: Friday, 28 March 2014

Nature Experiences, New Zealand

written by Monique Fallows

After an amazing ten days with the Great White sharks at Stewart Island Chris I decided to stay on for another seven days in New Zealand and explore South Island and the many nature highlights and experiences it has to offer. Our first stop wa...

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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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Common dolphins in False Bay, Cape Town.

Shark BytesPosted on: Friday, 28 February 2014

February 2014 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

February has been amazing with fantastic early season Great white shark sightings. False Bay is also churning with marine wildlife so I am really looking forward to relating our experiences. I also have report backs from our Wild Dog encounters w...

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Apex Shark Expeditions and the Cronulla Sharks and Andrew Ettinshausen in False Bay, Cape Town.

DocumentariesPosted on: Friday, 28 February 2014

Apex Hosts Cronulla Sharks & Andrew Ettinshausen

written by Monique Fallows

The Australian Rugby League team, The Cronulla Sharks have come up with a uniquely sharky idea to promote their team this season and employed the help of Apex and the Seal Island Great white sharks! The fun idea was to film legendary captain Andr...

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A Cape Fur seal swimming through a bait ball of sardine.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Sharks of Southern Africa with Alessandro

written by Monique Fallows

The Western Cape is home to a huge variety of shark species and for a shark enthusiast wanting to see and dive with many different species over a short amount of time The Sharks of Southern Africa Expedition that we run each summer is a shark love...

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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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Wild dogs hunting in Botswana.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Wild Dog Encounters, Botswana

written by Monique Fallows

Chris I had a few days break towards the end of January so we decided to take a short trip to Botswana,where we would spend two days in The Central Kalahari and four days at Duma Tau with Wilderness Safaris in the Linyanti concession in the north...

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Apex offers the smallest group size (12) of any shark cage diving vessel in South Africa.