Why are Great White Sharks disappearing from the South African Coastline?

Why are Great White Sharks disappearing from the South African Coastline?

By Kiara Homan The debate surrounding the disappearance of great white sharks; firstly, in False Bay, then Gansbaai, and now in Mossel Bay, leaves much speculation as to why this has occurred. Many argue that the recent increase in Orca activity is the main reason for the decline in great white sightings in the area. […]

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in March 2019

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in March 2019

SEAL ISLAND, FALSE BAY NEWS With the arrival of the Sevengill sharks to Seal Island, we have had an extremely busy summer at Seal Island. So far we have had a 99% success rate with seeing sharks on our trips since September 2018 with the most number of Sevengills recorded on a trip being 22 […]

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in June 2018

Cage diving with great white sharks in June 2018

I am pleased to report that after a shaky start to the season the Great Whites are still at Seal Island! As such White Pointer II has been busy with Great white shark trips and we have also ventured up to Cape Point for a few pelagic trips during the past month of June. Cage […]

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in May 2019

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in May 2019

In the latest Shark Bytes, we bring you sharky news from along the South African coastline, a sneak peek on the newest Air Jaws that we just finished shooting for Shark Week 2019. Cage Diving with Great White Sharks at SEAL ISLAND in May 2019 2019 was never going to be a year of certainty […]

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in July 2018

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in July 2018

Reflecting back on July and reflecting back on how unpredictable sharks sightings have been along the entire coastline we are grateful to have seen Great white sharks on all of our trips this past month. Although activity is generally down on previous years we did have many highlights.  Colossus conjures up a most Impressive Hunt […]

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in November 2018

Cage Diving with Great White Sharks in November 2018

SHARK DIVING NEWS FROM CAPE TOWN Seal Island From mid-September onwards, we enter what has historically been our off-season at Seal Island. If you have been keeping up to speed with our news you’ll know that the presence of Seven-gill sharks at Seal Island has meant that we are now operating Shark cage diving in Cape […]

Guide to Shark Cage Diving in Gansbaai

Shark Cage Diving Gansbaai

Gansbaai, two hours outside of Cape Town is an embayment on the South West coast of the Western Cape. The water temperature varies from 12 – 20 degrees celsius, and the water visibility on average is  6 – 8 meters, increasing up to 12 – 15 meters on a good day and down to 1 – […]

Best Shark Cage Diving with Mako and Blue Sharks

Blue Shark Cape Point South Africa

Any dive with sharks in the deep blue sea is an incredible adventure and an extremely spectacular experience that will never be forgotten. Our company offers cage diving with the remarkable Great White sharks at Seal Island, Cape Town as well as scuba diving with magnificent Blue and Mako sharks in the deep. If you are an […]

What’s in a Name? Seal Island, False Bay.

The Cape Of Good Hope

The History of Cape Point and False Bay begins in 1488 when the Cape of Good Hope was named “The Cape of Storms” by the first European to reach the Cape; a Portuguese explorer named Bartolomeu Dias. Later on, John II of Portugal called it the Cape of Good Hope, as it was the first […]

Top Tips on Shark Photography by Chris Fallows

Top Tips on Shark Photography

Most people think that when you go and photograph marine wildlife you need to get wet. Well in many cases this is not true, especially off the coast in False Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. The beauty about shooting in the bay is that many of the spectacular photographic opportunities that are seen are […]