Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters – “Not even Speilberg could have written a better script”

Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters - “Not even Speilberg could have written a better script” "So I contacted ASEC before my travels to SA they organized transfers from my friends house contacted me the day before to confirm the trip was going ahead. I was picked up nice and early with some other potential bait and we were taken down to Simons town. We were quickly introduced to everyone and boarded the boat. The vessel was very well maintained clean with a small change room and head it was a very nice boat. We were informed the day [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00September 16th, 2013|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Shark cage diving with African Shark Eco-Charters – “Not even Speilberg could have written a better script”

Shark diving with GoPro

Shark diving with GoPro So July is here and it started off with some very strong winds, forcing us to cancel a lot of our shark cage diving trips to Seal Island. With saying that... never fear, the Great Whites are still here. The other day the weather man got it all wrong, predicting winds that didn't seem to come through till the afternoon. With a big scramble the African Shark Eco Charters team managed to phone our guests and get one of our Great White shark cage diving trips under way. Leaving the harbour only at 10:50am, it was [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:17:58+00:00July 11th, 2013|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark diving with GoPro

Shark Cage Diving – Safety tips for entering the shark cage

Shark Cage Diving with African Shark Eco-Charters   Thinking of going shark cage diving with Great White Sharks? Here are a few safety tips for entering the shark cage during your shark cage diving trip. Shark cage diving is extremely safe and African Shark Eco-Charters aims to ensure that divers enjoy an unforgettable experience, while following all the necessary safety procedures and regulations. Have a look at our post which focuses on the safety aspect of shark cage diving. It is important to note that shark cage diving is always subject to the water conditions on the [...]

By |2019-01-10T09:30:47+00:00October 19th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving – Safety tips for entering the shark cage

Shark Cage Diving Safety – Do’s & Dont’s On The Boat

Shark Cage Diving Safety  - Do's & Dont's On The Boat When it comes to the safety aspect of shark cage diving, this is never overlooked. Shark cage diving safety is naturally extremely important and divers can be certain that African Shark Eco-Charters follows all the necessary safety procedures and regulations. We comply with a strict set of safety rules and regulations set out by SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority). Before embarking on a shark cage diving trip, a safety briefing is conducted. The location of all safety and emergency equipment is pointed out to the guests. A full [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:03+00:00October 12th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving Safety – Do’s & Dont’s On The Boat

Is Shark Cage Diving Safe?

Great White Shark Cage Diving... Is it Safe? When it comes to the safety aspect of shark cage diving this is never overlooked.  All the crew of African Shark Eco-Charters are very professional and  seek to ensure that divers enjoy an unforgettable experience. Shark cage diving safety is naturally extremely important and divers can be certain that African Shark Eco-Charters follows all the necessary safety procedures and regulations. The cage itself is designed and built  to be both safe and comfortable for the divers. Our crew consists of a qualified skipper, a dive master, level 3 medic and a tour [...]

By |2019-03-26T16:12:39+00:00September 27th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Shark Cage Diving Safe?

Great White Sharks mysterious migration

Migration is one of the great mysteries of the animal kingdom that continue to elude scientists worldwide. While this phenomenon is witnessed in all major animal groups, including birds, mammals, insects, crustaceans, fish, reptiles and amphibians, surprisingly little definitive knowledge is understood about its mechanisms and specifics.  Broadly, migration refers to the large scale movement of an animal group from one place to another.  However, the reasons or triggers for such movements are varied; including seasonal changes in weather patterns and food availability to breeding behaviour. There is even something called irruptive migrations within certain species, which are migrations that [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:04+00:00August 4th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Great White Sharks mysterious migration

Shark Spotting with Rob Lawrence

Rob Lawrence Rob, owner of African Shark Eco-charters is sitting on the viewing platform of the boat busy chatting to guests and shark spotting. Shark Spotting is a very important role for any crew member, as you constantly have to keep a close look out for the great white shark. Great White Sharks can swim incredibly fast and if you are looking in the wrong direction, you may miss out not only seeing  a potential breach, but taking a photo of it as well.

By |2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00May 25th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Shark Spotting with Rob Lawrence