AIRJAWS Tour on YOU TUBE

HERE IS AN OVERVIEW OF OUR "AIRJAWS" TOUR. The AIRJAWS Tour is a shark cage diving, and breaching trip. We want you to have a personal experience, which is why we have purposely chosen to avoid the mass market route and only take small groups of 8-12 people. Putting sharks first, with our "first do no harm", approach makes us the perfect choice when choosing a shark diving operator. AIRJAWS refers to the great white shark breaching behaviour. It is one of the hunting techniques that great white sharks use to surprise and kill its prey. They  surface with such [...]

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Great White Sharks: Magnificent, Mysterious & Misunderstood

Dirk Schmidt, the author, spent countless hours with Rob Lawrence at Seal Island, False Bay. Rob, being one of the most knowledgeable people on great white sharks shared his knowledge with Dirk, as he spent more time learning more about great white sharks . This book confronts many of the stereotypes around Great Whites, and tries to present a more rounded, complex picture of this feared apex predator. I address not only some of the well-known facts about Great Whites, but also explore little-understood aspects of their behaviour.  "Fresh, informative and educational with great images, Dirk Schmidt’s sequel to his [...]

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Boulders Penguin Colony

BOULDERS PENGUIN COLONY During our Great White Shark cage diving and breaching trips, we frequently see a number of bird species, including the African penguin. Situated just around the corner from the seaside village of Simon's Town, the Boulders area has become world famous for its thriving colony of African penguins. [pullquote]This species were formerly called Jackass Penguins as their call resembles that of a donkey's bray.[/pullquote] The Boulders area falls under the protection of the Table Mountain National Park, which also incorporates Table Mountain and the Peninsula mountain chain from Signal Hill to Cape Point. Although it is [...]

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Shark Cage Diving in Simons Town

SHARK CAGE DIVING IN SIMONS TOWN We love great white sharks! Shark Cage Diving is a "must do" for anyone visiting Cape Town. At African Shark Eco-Charters we offer you the unique opportunity to get up close and personal with one of the Ocean's most magnificent creatures, the Great White Shark! Simon's Town is just 40min from Cape Town and the base from where your boat departs early in the morning. A short boat ride will take you into False Bay, famous for the great white "Flying Sharks", a term used for their highly athletic breaching and hunting behavior. NO [...]

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