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A collection of blog posts about Shark Diving in South Africa and the world.

Visit and Dive Hermanus, South Africa

Visit and Dive Hermanus, South Africa

The beautiful coastal town of Hermanus is located just more than one hour’s drive southeast of Cape Town in South Africa. It is physically situated between mountain and the sea and has gained worldwide recognition as one of the world's foremost land based whale...

Sightings 11th May

Sightings 11th May

Gansbaai - April 25th, 2019  After several days of bad weather and some days where we saw no great white sharks at all, we are happy to report that we had an excellent sighting today. Keep in mind that days when we do not see great whites in Gansbaai we still see...

Sightings April 25th

Sightings April 25th

Gansbaai - April 25th, 2019  Today the Shark Lady divers and viewers were treated to an amazing great white shark sighting! Visibility averaged at 2 meters with a temperature of 11 degrees Celsius.

Sightings April 10th

Sightings April 10th

Gansbaai - April 10th, 2019 Today the Shark Lady Crew reported sightings of 10 Bronze whaler sharks and 1 2-meter female great white shark.The female great white did not allow for much dive time today however the spectacular copper sharks made up for that...

Sightings April 8th

Sightings April 8th

Gansbaai - April 8th, 2019 What a treat our divers and viewers had today! Wow! Shark Lady crew reported not one, but 3, great white sharks! The largest shark was a meter 4 female.6 Bronze whaler sharks were also cage dived with.Water was an above average 4 meters...

Sightings April 7th

Sightings April 7th

Gansbaai - April 7th, 2019 After a short 15-minute boat ride we anchored in order to start chumming for sharks. Our first visitor was a beautiful 2-meter bronze whaler shark. In total, we saw 3 bronze whaler (copper) sharks.Our cage divers and boat based viewers...

Sightings April 6th

Sightings April 6th

Gansbaai - April 6th, 2019 Today our cage divers and boat based viewers were treated to 5 spectacular bronze whaler sharks.Their average size was 2 meters and they were all female.

Sightings April 3rd

Sightings April 3rd

Gansbaai - April 3rd, 2019 Divers on the Shark Lady boat reported sightings of 1 great white sharks and 5 copper sharks.The great white shark was a 2-meter female and she provided ample cage diving time to our divers!

The Largest Great White Sharks in History

The Largest Great White Sharks in History

The adult Great White Shark is truly a sight to behold. The massive bulk and the true length of it makes it the perfect marine predator. A single bite from a Great White Shark can take in up to 14 kg (31 lb) of flesh, with the ability to consume several hundred...

Sightings March 28th

Sightings March 28th

Gansbaai - March 28th, 2019 Today our divers were treated to 2 large female great white shark sightings! Both sharks averaged at 4 meters whilst a smaller great white female of 2 meters was also sighted.Our divers' cage dived with all three sharks. The water was...

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