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A Great White shark up close around Seal Island, False Bay

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 12 July 2012

An Unusual View of Predation at Seal Island

written by Monique Fallows

Seal Island, False Bay is home to the most intense Natural Predatory behaviour between Great White Sharks and Cape fur seals. Since 1996 Chris our team have collected various data points from each predatory event. These events now number close to...

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Sharks and dolphins working a sardine bait ball.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 8 July 2012

South Africa, Predators Paradise!

written by Monique Fallows

South Africa is home to the Big 5, incredible landscapes iconic landmarks and open space, and lying just offshore some truly remarkable marine mega fauna. There can be few places, if any, where you can see the big 5 on land and the likes of Gre...

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A Great White shark up close around Seal Island, False Bay

Shark BytesPosted on: Saturday, 30 June 2012

June 2012 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers In May I had a lot to share about our False Bay Orca sightings, but very little news of sharks. In this Shark Bytes I am very relieved to say that we seem to be back on track with regards to Great White Sharks at Seal Island. ...

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ReviewsPosted on: Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Testimonial

written by Kathryn

Hi Monqiue I just wanted to say a huge thank you for the trip, it really was an amazing experience and Simon fulfilled one of his tick lists for before he was 30!!! I only wish I hadn't of felt so ill as I reckon I may have been brave enough to...

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A great white shark around the boat at Seal Island, False Bay.

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 18 June 2012

What is Apex doing for Shark Week 2012?

written by Monique Fallows

Air Jaws Apocalypse and How Jaws Changed the World Shark Week 2012 on Discovery Channel will start the annual week long series of shark shows on 12 August 2012 at 9pm Eastern/Pacific in the USA. The 25th Anniversary of Shark Week kicks off w...

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A pod of Orca's in False Bay, Cape Town.

Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 31 May 2012

May 2012 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Dear Shark Lovers! It certainly has been a different May both for the good and the bad. May is historically one of our peak months for Great White Sharks at Seal Island and one of the months that we record the highest numbers of sharks around t...

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An orca breaching into a pod of common dolphins in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Sunday, 27 May 2012

Orca Sightings

written by Monique Fallows

You may all remember me writing in April last year about how we were on the lookout for Orcas in False Bay. In April 2009 and 2010 we had the very good fortune to see a number of pods in False Bay and as such we were really hoping to pick up on th...

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ReviewsPosted on: Sunday, 13 May 2012

Testimonial

written by Will

Chris and Monique, My name is Will and a few months ago I came down for the World Cup and did one of the tours with Chris. I would just like to say that I am just about to start my studies in College and that I chose to study Marine Biology. Af...

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A pony who became a race horse in Kenilworth, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Friday, 11 May 2012

The Pony Who Became a Race Horse

written by Monique Fallows

This is not a shark related blog but since we have so many nature wildlife enthusiasts that follow us I felt I had to share this enormously heart-warming story I come from a family of animal lovers so of course when I met with my cousin Tony rec...

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An orca in False Bay, Cape Town.

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Orca Sighting

written by Chris Fallows

At 10h45 we located roughly 500 common dolphin 1NM NW of Seal Island heading in a NW direction. Earlier en route to Seal Island we located a small splinter group of roughly 15 common dolphin 5 NM W of SI. These dolphins were not at all interested ...

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