Cage Diving with Sharks

2022-02-21T20:54:10+02:00February 13th, 2022|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cage Diving with Sharks Cage Diving with Shark It seems like dreaming is the only thing you can do right now in this quarantine, but it’s important to not only dream now, but keep dreaming your whole life and trying your best to achieve your dreams! Too many times you get disappointed during your journey, but it’s up to you [...]

Keeping Our Seas Plastic Free

2021-08-04T08:41:18+02:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Eight million tonnes of plastic are estimated to enter our oceans every year. Once there, plastic causes havoc for marine life – entangling species and being ingested by them too. It has been reported that 100 million marine animals tragically and needlessly die each year because of plastic waste. It is all our responsibility to cut down on plastic and [...]

Let’s Dream – Volunteer Experience

2020-10-06T05:44:11+02:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

White Shark Projects are looking forward to the day South Africa's borders reopen and shark enthusiasts can join our family for their dream volunteer experience... #LetsDream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bj6alnlPdnY For more information on White Shark Projects volunteer programme contact: volunteer@whitesharkprojects.co.za   Dream with the Shark Team: Published 6th July 2020

The Importance of Sharks

2022-01-30T10:16:09+02:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Why are sharks so important? This is a question many people ask. The importance of sharks and the roles they play in the ocean are often unknown by the general public and therefore attitudes towards sharks and protecting them are quite negative. So, lets break this down and provide some answers as to what sharks bring to the table. Sharks [...]

Gansbaai’s Marine Wildlife

2020-06-22T14:11:25+02:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Gansbaai, South Africa has some of the most unique and diverse marine ecosystems in the world. From ocean predators such as great white sharks to gentle giants like southern right whales, there is something in Gansbaai for all ocean enthusiasts. Below is a short video showing you just some of the marine wildlife our clients have witnessed while out on [...]

A Message from the Shark Team

2020-06-15T03:54:18+02:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here is a special message from everyone at White Shark Projects....#LetsDream   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pb987C7Yhpc Let's Dream Together: #LetsDream #wearewaiting Video by Jessica Smit Volunteer Coordinator at White Shark Projects 15th June 2020

Kimberley’s Dream

2020-06-08T04:00:18+02:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It seems like dreaming is the only thing you can do right now in this quarantine, but it’s important to not only dream now, but keep dreaming your whole life and trying your best to achieve your dreams! Too many times you get disappointed during your journey, but it’s up to you to let those disappointments block you from achieving [...]

The Legendary Andre Hartman

2020-05-25T04:43:58+02:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

“What would you like to be when you grow up?” Most young boys would throw out answers like policeman, fireman, superman. My answer was Andre Hartman! For those of you who don’t know who Andre Hartman is, or how he could be a hero to a boy from England then here’s a brief summary. Andre changed people’s perceptions on Great [...]

A Message From Our CEO

2020-05-11T04:00:15+02:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am going to try my utmost best to write a message without using ‘that word’ that stopped our lives as we knew it with a very bold and certain full stop. Here in Gansbaai the Shark Team Members have accepted the Lockdown conditions our country has implemented, and are calmly, although some with serious ocean withdrawal symptoms, staying at [...]

Your Dream Shark Experience is Waiting For You!

2022-02-21T21:21:51+02:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Here is a glimpse into your dream shark cage diving experience with White Shark Projects. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIh20RmqKTY Make your dreams a reality and plan your next adventure! Contact our Bookings Team today!   Keep up to date with shark activity and follow our social media pages: Film edited by Tom Slough Marine Biologist at White Shark Projects Published 27th April 2020

A Nature Lover’s Guide to the Overberg – Part 2

2022-02-21T21:15:09+02:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the previous blog I shared with you just a handful of activities to do around South Africa’s Overberg region from the animal side of things. The Overberg displays spectacular beauty with its rolling hills, mountains, valleys and dramatic coastlines… So this week, I am sharing some of the great activities for experiencing those breathtaking natural sights. Quad Biking SA [...]

A Nature Lover’s Guide to the Overberg

2020-04-13T10:33:30+02:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

As a huge shark enthusiast, I originally came to South Africa to follow my life-long dream of seeing Great White Sharks. However, once here I realised that there is a lot more to this amazing country than sharks. In particular, the Overberg region offers a lot of incredible activities for nature lovers As a fellow nature lover and marine enthusiast, [...]

Eight Ways to Travel More Sustainably

2020-03-02T05:00:57+02:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Sustainable travel has become a buzzword lately, but it is so much more than another marketing trend. People all over the world have decided to minimize their carbon footprint by giving back to the destinations they most love and frequent. Promoting this type of travel is critically important to the environment and in preserving our beautiful natural world. We’ve decided [...]

Gansbaai Great White Shark Activity

2020-02-24T05:00:39+02:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Last week, White Shark Projects were excited to welcome back one of our favourite Great White Sharks to Gansbaai. The great white shark we know as 'Mini Nemo' is an incredible 3.6 metre male that we have been observing from our shark cage diving vessel for at least seven years now. Due to his very distinct right pectoral fin deformity, [...]

Meet the short-tail stingray!

2020-01-20T05:00:59+02:00January 20th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

White Shark Projects clients and crew have had fantastic sightings of majestic short-tail stingrays recently from our cage diving vessel, Shark Team. Here are some of our stingray highlights from the past month! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2irFPSA7yaY&t=26s Visit White Shark Projects and experience Gansbaai's unique marine ecosystem! Video edited by Georgina Vermeulen Marine Biologist at White Shark Projects Music: bensound.com Published 20th January [...]

Sleepy Small Head

2018-10-15T15:20:39+02:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

White Shark Projects is a renowned global research organisation which was founded in 1989 and is dedicated to Great white shark conservation. During this time we have had the pleasure of meeting many of these ocean predators. Some of which we have come to recognise as they have visited the Gansbaai area on multiple occasions over the years. One of the [...]

Sun, Sea and Sharks

2018-10-15T14:49:18+02:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Living in Gansbaai (The Great White Capital of the World) we see more of these animals than pretty much anyone else on the planet. Great white shark sightings are common and every year thousands of tourists flock to the area to cage dive with these legendary apex predators. Gansbaai is very special in this respect, as very few places in [...]

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