Great Whites Missing from False Bay

By | June 6th, 2016|Press|

Great Whites Missing from False Bay? Let’s Talk About it… Ok, so as I am quite sure, you have read somewhere, if not on our Facebook page, then possibly TripAdvisor, that the False Bay Great White Sharks have been pretty much non-existent for several weeks now. This is true! It could be global warming or el nino, but the reason for this behaviour is not entirely 100% figured out yet, though it did happen last year as well, albeit a little later in the year. So we have absolutely no doubts as to whether they will return or not, our only question is: “when?” We have been going “to sea” … get it, the pun? … about twice a week since the beginning of their disappearance, and now find ourselves around the same time they returned last year, so we are counting on history repeating itself and are eagerly awaiting [...]

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False Bay Season Closure

By | September 29th, 2015|Press|

False Bay Season Closure By Carole Preston So as the end of September bids farewell to the False Bay Shark Season, we are already looking forward to the 2016 Great White Shark Season here at African Shark Eco Charters. Our season has been a busy one full of amazing adventures on the False Bay waters with amazing sightings and of course even more amazing guests from all over the globe. Each and every year we are blessed to look forward to the new and exciting shark adventures that lay ahead of the new season in False Bay. Until our season kicks off next year, we live our shark adventures through you, our lovely guests who get to go out on the waters and see the sharks with one of our other operators which we book you with. Our 2016 bookings are already in full swing and we look forward to [...]

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Shark Diving Safety

By | May 17th, 2013|Press, Tour Happening's|

Shark diving Safety is a top priority for us here at African Shark Eco-Charters. We comply with a strict set of safety rules and regulations set out by SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) as well as all regulations set out by Marine and Coastal Management. African Shark Eco-Charters is an official white shark permit holder. The skipper holds the appropriate skippers ticket. Our cage is designed according to strict guidelines set out by SAMSA, and has been surveyed by a structural engineer. Before embarking on a trip, a safety briefing is conducted. The location of all safety and emergency equipment is pointed out to the guests. A full medical first aid kit is available on board as well. Our crew is trained to handle emergency situations. All crew are first aid trained. We have a dive master on board. The shark diving safety procedures in place for staff and [...]

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