Who is protecting our Oceans

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Efforts to Protect our Oceans Over the past few weeks, a new ship has been spotted in False Bay in Cape Town. While mysterious to some, this vessel has been built for a mission. It is a government vessel to patrol the area. Longline and commercial fishing has become a massive problem over the past […]

Shark Week 2020 – Celebrating 20 Years of Air Jaws


WRITTEN BY CHRIS FALLOWS Shark Week 2020 A personal account by Chris Fallows of what it means to him and 20 highlights for 20 years for Shark Week 2020. The extent of the fascination of the world for the flying Great white sharks after the team’s discovery of this unique behaviour at Seal Island in False Bay, […]

Sharks of Southern Africa, 2016


Now in its fourteenth year, the 2016 Sharks of Southern Africa expedition once again delivered its share of various shark species, marine mega fauna and the excitement of each day’s unexpected surprises. The weather for this year’s expedition was exceptional, with only 2 out of 11 days lost to wind or swell. Water conditions varied dramatically, with […]

Great white sharks New Zealand

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  A Shark Week documentary on Fred the shark in New Zealand   In early March Chris & I were extremely privileged to be part of filming for an upcoming Shark Week Show for Discovery Channel. The Legend of Fred will be aired this coming August! In this documentary, you’ll find out all we know about […]

Cage Diving with Apex in Mossel Bay

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Great white shark diving at Seal Island in Mossel Bay is the perfect shark diving stop if you are exploring the famous Garden Route. Mossel Bay has its own Seal Island and this one is home to 3000 cape fur seals. It is much smaller than its namesake in False Bay and is 200m long […]

Shark Bytes March 2020

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Great White Shark News during Lockdown in South Africa due to Covid-19 pandemic I have been writing Shark Bytes for close on 20 years now, and I never thought we would one day be in the situation we are all in right now. I always try to find a positive from a bad situation. Most […]

Diving with Great White Sharks in Hermanus

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The fishing town of Gansbaai in the Southern Cape is not only the birth place of great white shark diving in South Africa, it is also touted as being the Shark Diving Capitol of The World. Over the last three decades, the shark diving industry has developed from virtually a one-man-show-type set up to large […]