AIRJAWS: “Flying” (breaching) Great White Sharks of South Africa

“Flying” Great Whites of False Bay Airjaws 1 and 2 is the most successful shark show ever made by Discovery Channel, and it concentrates on the “flying”  (breaching) great white sharks of Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa. The boat it was filmed on was the ‘Blue Pointer”, operated by Rob Lawrence of African Shark Eco-Charters. According to Rodney Fox, Peter Benchley and Rocky Strong, as well as the whole National Geographic film crew who were out with us in 1999, they believe it to be the best place on the planet to see natural predator-prey interaction as well [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:01+00:00 November 28th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on AIRJAWS: “Flying” (breaching) Great White Sharks of South Africa

Great White Sharks Breaching!?

“Flying” Great Whites of False Bay Great White Sharks breaching!? Don’t you mean whales breaching? Nope it’s true, and you have to see it with your eyes to believe that Great White Sharks can “fly”. Seal Island, False Bay, Cape Town is home to the “flying” Great White Sharks. This is a term used for the Great White Sharks’ unique ability to breach out of the water. This breaching behaviour can be seen nowhere else on earth on such a regular basis. This unique hunting behaviour has become world renowned and put False Bay on the map for [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 26th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Great White Sharks Breaching!?

Breaching Great White Shark Shows Off Maginicent White Belly

Breaching Great White Shark shows off magnificent while belly Did you know...the Great White Shark gets its name from its universal all-white belly. The dorsal colouring however, ranges from pale to dark grey, and can vary tremendously depending on the lighting, water colour and vizibility. Awesome picture taken by Rob Lawrence of an under-belly breach! Join us on one of our "Airjaws" shark breaching trips to witness this spectacular breachingbehaviour of the Great White Sharks. This is certainly something that you do not want to miss! Here is some further information on our Great White Shark breaching trips. [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 22nd, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Breaching Great White Shark Shows Off Maginicent White Belly

Breaching Great White Shark clears the air at Seal Island, False Bay

Breaching Great White Shark clears the air at Seal Island, False Bay A Great White Shark breaches clear out of the water at Seal Island, False Bay. Join us on one of our "Airjaws" shark breaching trips to witness this spectacular breaching behaviour of the Great White Sharks. This is certainly something that you do not want to miss! Here is some further information on our Great White Shark breaching trips. We would consider our high season to be from May to end of August and the best months for the predation and breaching activity is during June, [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 20th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Breaching Great White Shark clears the air at Seal Island, False Bay

Shark Breaching Trips

The shark breaching trip“AIRJAWS”  is the most popular trip we offer. It is a combination trip of shark breaching and shark cage diving. Shark breaching is one of the hunting techniques that great white sharks use to surprise and kill its prey. They  surface with such force and explosive energy that it propels ( breach) the shark right out of the water. The great white shark will try and catch the young smaller inexperienced seals. The best time is just before and at sunrise and mainly at certain area’s around the island and only for a few months of the [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 17th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Breaching Trips

Ultimate “AIRJAWS” shark breaching trips with African Shark Eco-Charters

Our ultimate "AIRJAWS" trip is the most popular trip that African Shark Eco-Charters has to offer, and is a combination trip which focuses on the natural predations, breaching, shark cage diving and surface viewing all on one trip. This adventurous 5.5 hour breaching and shark cage diving trip ventures out to Seal Island in False Bay, South Africa, the only place in the world where the natural predations and breaching activity occurs so regularly. We depart early in the morning as the best time to witness the Great White Shark's natural predatory interaction with the Cape Fur Seals is just before [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 16th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Ultimate “AIRJAWS” shark breaching trips with African Shark Eco-Charters

About African Shark Eco-Charters

About African Shark Eco-Charters They say that true passion is when you take what you love and turn it into your work and this is how African Shark Eco-Charters was born. We are privileged to be able to have done this.  Being with the great white sharks is what we love. And we want to share this with you. We are a top shark diving company  in False Bay. For years now we have been changing perceptions and instilling a love for great white sharks in others. Whether it be our guests, photographers or film makers, they walk away with a positive attitude [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 16th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on About African Shark Eco-Charters

Shark Cage Diving – Taking The Plunge

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters Shark cage diving is an amazing way to experience being with the Great White Shark, and allows you to get up close and personal with these amazing apex predators. There are three shark cage diving "hot spots" for viewing the Great White Sharks in South Africa. These shark cage diving "hotspots" include Seal Island in Mossel Bay, Dyer Island and Geyser Rock near Gansbaai, and the infamous Seal Island in False Bay, which is also home to the “flying” Great White Sharks. Our shark cage diving trips depart from Simon's Town [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Taking The Plunge

Adventurous shark cage diving with the Blue & Mako Sharks

Adventurous shark cage diving with the Blue & Mako Sharks. This adventurous shark cage diving trip takes you 15 - 25 miles off Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope in search of Blue & Mako Sharks, and is a perfect alternative in our summer months when it is low season for the Great White Sharks. For nature-lovers wanting to experience a bit of everything, then this shark cage diving trip is a definite "must-do". Blue sharks are afraid of very little and are usually the first to approach diver and cage with a lot of interest, only satisfied [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 8th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Adventurous shark cage diving with the Blue & Mako Sharks

How to select a reputable shark cage diving operator

How to select a reputable shark cage diving operator. Thinking about going shark cage diving? Choosing the the right shark cage diving operator may seem overwhelming at first, but this choice can either enhance or spoil your shark cage diving experience with the Great White Sharks, so it is best to choose wisely. It is important to note that shark cage diving is not an 'extreme sport', although adrenalin-pumping, but rather a wildlife-watching experience, and every precaution must be taken to operate in an eco-friendly manner so as not to injure the Great White Sharks. Here are a few things [...]

By | 2016-12-29T15:18:02+00:00 November 5th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on How to select a reputable shark cage diving operator