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Current SightingsPosted on: Wednesday, 5 December 2018

5 December 2018

written by Karyn Cooper

Just 45 minutes from Cape Town, at Seal Island in False Bay, we are experiencing phenomenal shark cage diving with the dinosaurs of the sea, the Cow Shark. With 12 different sharks, all the guests dived twice. The warm and clear water (6 meter viz...

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Current SightingsPosted on: Friday, 30 November 2018

30 November Update

written by Karyn Cooper

The shark cage diving trip from Cape Town this morning had excellent activity with 5 different Cow sharks. The activity allowed all the diving guests to dive twice. Yes, thats right, twice! Our small groups of 12 guests maximum on our vessel offer...

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Current SightingsPosted on: Thursday, 29 November 2018

29 November Update

written by Karyn Cooper

The next few days are forecast to have relatively calm seas in False Bay. We are averaging 4 cow sharks per trip on our half day trips departing Simon's Town, 45 minutes from Cape Town. The cost is R 2600,00 and round trip transfers are R 550,00 w...

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Trip ReportsPosted on: Thursday, 29 November 2018

The Serengeti

written by Monique Fallows

Reflecting back on our trip I have to say the only way to visit The Serengeti is with Asilia Africa. Central Serengeti can get rather overcrowded with lots of vehicle traffic but the locations of both Asilia camps, Dunia Camp in the western part o...

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shark cage diving Cape Town

Current SightingsPosted on: Monday, 26 November 2018

26 November Update

written by Karyn Cooper

The last 2 days have seen between 4 - 8 cow sharks at Seal Island, False Bay departing Simon's Town. This half day trip so close to Cape Town is enjoying 3- 4 meters water visbility, 65 000 Cape Fur Seals with the odd African Penguin. The sharks a...

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Trip ReportsPosted on: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

East Africa - Part 1

written by Monique Fallows

In terms of African land based wildlife destinations Chris I spend most of our time in Southern Africa. This past October we had a couple of very specific photographic goals in mind and in order to achieve this we needed to travel to East Africa,...

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ReviewsPosted on: Friday, 16 November 2018

Review - November 2018

written by Faith

Thank you so much from myself and Fatimah for the unbelievable experience with your team at the shark diving experience. It was quite something being part of this adventure. The Tintswalo Atlantic team at large is ever so grateful for extending th...

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Current SightingsPosted on: Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Trip Update - 13 November

written by Karyn Cooper

Our half trips to Seal Island, False Bay, over the last few days have delivered between 4 - 6 different sharks. Our guests have enjoyed surface viewing as well as diving with the Seven Gill Cow sharks which grow up to 3 metres in length. The wate...

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Seven Gill Cow Shark

Current SightingsPosted on: Friday, 9 November 2018

Update of current shark sightings

written by Monique Fallows

For many people the opportunity to go shark cage diving is high on ones bucket list. The three Great white shark hot spots along our South African coastline, namely Seal Island, False Bay (Simons Town); Gansbaai and Mossel Bay have in the past 2 d...

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Shark cage diving

General NewsPosted on: Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Why Shark Cage Diving and Eco Tourism is so Imp...

written by Monique Fallows

The news coming out of New Zealand this past week that shark cage diving is to be banned has sent shock waves through the shark community. Over the past number of years a bitter feud between the Paua divers and the two Great white shark cage divi...

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Check out the Blog tab for the latest sightings .Apex offers the smallest group size (12) of any shark cage diving vessel in South Africa. Book a transfer and get a 10 minute free visit to the African Penguins at Boulders.