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A blue shark off Cape Point, South Africa

General NewsPosted on: Monday, 28 September 2015

Into the Deep, Diving with Blue and Mako Sharks

written by Kirsty MacSymon

Any dive with sharks in the deep blue sea is an incredible adventure and an extremely spectacular experience that will never be forgotten. Our company offers cage diving with the remarkable Great White sharks at Seal Island, Cape Town as well as s...

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A Great White shark, Seal Island, Cape Town.

Trip ReportsPosted on: Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Great White Trail, Cape Town, South Africa 2015

written by Uwe Zenker

Im here! Our boat riding the waves of False Bay towards the beautiful sunrise, the salty spray of the sea in my face full of anticipation, this feeling of accomplishment after imagining this moment over and over again for such a long time. Im here...

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A Great White shark predating on a seal at Seal Island, False Bay

Shark BytesPosted on: Tuesday, 8 September 2015

August 2015 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

Its hard to believe that the 2015 Great White shark season at Seal Island is slowly winding down as I sit here reflecting on the past months activity. August is normally one of our prime months for viewing breaching and predation at Seal Island, ...

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A Great White shark in Guadalupe, Mexico.

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Shark Cage Diving in Isla Guadalupe

written by Jimi Partington

Lying 220 miles South west of San Diego, Guadalupe Island has become a mecca for Great White shark diving in the Eastern Pacific. Approx. 120 square miles in size with a population of under 30 people, this remote volcanic Island attracts not only ...

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A Great White shark in Gansbaai, South Africa.

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai

written by Fiona McLellan

Gansbaai, two hours outside of Cape Town is an embayment on the South West coast of the Western Cape. The water temperature varies from 12 20 degrees celsius, and the water visibility on average is 6 8 meters, increasingup to 12 15 meters on a ...

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A Great White shark predating on a seal at Seal Island, False Bay

Shark BytesPosted on: Wednesday, 19 August 2015

July 2015 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

We can finally breathe a sigh of relief as the sharks remembered that they are supposed to spend the winter months at Seal Island, phew! They have been in hunting mode as well as gracing us with their presence around the boat so there have been ma...

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Cape Point

General NewsPosted on: Thursday, 13 August 2015

What's In A Name

written by Kirsty MacSymon

The History of Cape Point and False Bay begins in 1488, when the Cape of Good Hope was named The Cape of Storms by the first European to reach the Cape; a Portuguese explorer named Bartolomeu Dias. Later on, John II of Portugal called it the Cape ...

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A shark fin around Seal Island, False Bay

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Identifying Seal Island’s Great White Sharks

written by Jimi Partington

Currently underway aboard Apex Shark Expeditions White pointer II is a ID project to document as many sharks seen at the boat as possible during the season. This is the start of an on-going study of the numbers and individual animals visiting Seal...

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Common dolphins in False Bay

Shark BytesPosted on: Thursday, 9 July 2015

June 2015 Shark Bytes

written by Monique Fallows

The last time you heard from us there wasnt too much good news to report on. Sometime around mid-April the great white sharks departed Seal Island and it was a long 6 week wait for them to return. Wow, what a challenging time it was, cancelling o...

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Orca Research Trust New Zealand

General NewsPosted on: Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Orca with Dr Ingrid Visser

written by Monique Fallows

I have recently had the great privilege of spending time with Dr Ingrid Visser, an orca researcher and conservation campaigner from New Zealand. Ingrid is an inspiring woman who is extremely knowledgeable not only on her favourite subject, orca, ...

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