Summer Great White Shark Awareness In Cape Town

With summer on its way and the Great White Sharks moving closer inshore, our shark cage diving season in False Bay has officially come to an end, and African Shark Eco-Charters thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone to keep safe in the water and to obey the Shark Spotter's Flag Warning System. Considering the number of people who use the ocean on a daily basis, the actual number of attacks by Great White Sharks is extremely low. People are not the natural prey of the Great White Sharks. Everyone entering the ocean should do so at [...]

By | 2017-06-08T08:20:27+00:00 October 29th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on Summer Great White Shark Awareness In Cape Town

A beautiful white shark killed in net in Fish Hoek

  The experimental whelk farming in Fish hoek has claimed its first white shark.  The 4.3m female white shark swallowed the entire whelk pot and the large pot  became stuck in  its gill. To be honest, I had never even heard of a whelk net and even though I had seen the buoys which are only a few hundred metres from the beach I just thought they had something to do with the exclusion nets that they want to put up in Fish Hoek. Fishing  for whelks ( sea snails) with whelk pots, is a lot like fishing for lobsters or crayfish. You [...]

By | 2015-05-14T16:26:16+00:00 March 16th, 2012|Tour Happening's|Comments Off on A beautiful white shark killed in net in Fish Hoek