Gansbaai, South Africa has one of the most unique and diverse marine ecosystems on the planet. Although, the area is famous for the mighty great white shark, there are also other incredible shark species here. As well great white shark sightings, another species that can be observed from our cage diving vessel, Shark Team is…Read More
Those of you who read our last blog will know how amazing sharks are! The way the skin works, the gills, the teeth and a lot more! But what about the internal anatomy of a shark? How does that work? Are white sharks really “cold-blooded” killing machines or are they “warm-blooded” gentles? Let’s go from…Read More
We all know that sharks are pretty amazing, but why? What are their secrets? Well, let’s find them out today! Cartilage Sharks are fish that have no bones, only cartilage. Cartilage is flexible and durable, yet it is about half the normal density of bone. It allows them to go up and down quickly in…Read More
Every year tourists flock to Gansbaai (The Great White Capital of the World) to cage dive with the infamous great white shark. However, this area is rich in biodiversity and great white sharks may not be the only shark species you see around here if you look hard enough. White Shark Projects believe that education…Read More
What is Shark Finning? Shark finning refers to the removal and retention of shark fins and the discard at sea of the carcass. The shark is most often still alive when it is tossed back into the water. Unable to swim, the shark slowly sinks toward the bottom where it is eaten alive by other…Read More
Great white ID Quite simply, great whites are grey on top with a white underbelly – for perfect camouflage from above and below. The white belly blends in with the sky and the dark back blends in with the rocks below. Great white addresses Great whites swim the oceans of the world. Concentrations, or ‘hot…Read More
Cosmetics and skincare go hand in hand and it’s something that the fairer sex can rarely live without. It’s packaged in beautiful colours with promising words, but there’s an ugly truth hidden in many cosmetic and beauty products – an ugly reality that most of us are oblivious of: A shark may have died for…Read More
Effective up to 25 meters 10 times greater than humans in clear water Eyes very similar to humans – cornea , lens, retina, iris, pupil Contains rods and cones so can detect colour and see in low light – new research (2011) shows not all sharks have the same cones cells, bull sharks cannot see…Read More
A perfect day!
Then the dive was really secured and managed by a very friendly team , even the skipper was helping everyone he could! We stopped at sea and waited an hour – there were fruits, sandwiches, cool drinks, water, towels available to us. The wetsuits were clean and dry and when the sharks arrived, they made sure to tease it to the boat but not feed it, very professional.
Cape Town, South Africa
I like the approach this outfit takes – education, conservation and letting the sharks come to the boat instead of chasing after them. We saw 3 sharks, 2 of which came right up to the boat.
Excellent experience, Excellent service!!
More than a year ago, I was unlucky, in that, on my trip, I did not see a single Shark! White Shark Projects kindly gave me a voucher for a return trip within a year from then.They extended this to allow me to have a truly memorable experience! This time I saw plenty of Sharks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates