Shark Cage Diving in Cape Town

Here are two guests that are shark cage diving. We go to Seal Island, which is in False Bay, off Simons Town, Cape Town. Guests have the option of either scuba diving or snorkelling in the cage with us, African Shark Eco-Charters. Join us for a 'once in a lifetime' trip to see the Great White Sharks.

By |2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00May 25th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark Cage Diving in Cape Town

Blue Pointer Shark Diving Boat

Blue Pointer 2 Here is a lovely pic of our boat the Blue Pointer 2. The Blue Pointer 2 is a custom designed 2006 36ft GECAT marine catamaran. The boat is spacious and is a very good platform to photograph breaching and hunting behaviour. The vessel has a walk around cabin as well as a large viewing deck which provides an alternate angle for filming from a raised vantage point. Being a catamaran, the boat is very stable once on anchor during diving operations. The vessel has an onboard toilet and a separate change room.           We [...]

By |2017-01-04T10:11:58+00:00May 25th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blue Pointer Shark Diving Boat

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

Great White Sharks test our patience

  Waiting for sharks is a game of patience. Some times the great white sharks can show up in minutes, other times it may take hours for them to come.

By |2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00May 18th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Great White Sharks test our patience

Great White Slashed Dorsal Fin

We have seen this shark on a number of occasions at Seal Island ( False Bay). Its dorsal fin is badly damaged, most likely from a boats propeller.

By |2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Great White Slashed Dorsal Fin

Flat Seas, Seals and Orcas!!

Good Day Fellow Shark Lovers.... Trust you all having a great week, we at African Shark Eco-Charters sure are after an unbelievable trip yesterday. Here is the low down on what happened on yesterdays Airjaws Shark Trip. Flat seas, lots of Seals and Orcas were the animals that we saw today, unfortunately we did not see any Great White Sharks today. Being nature, one can never guarantee anything, well we pretty much can always guarantee some seals, but not sharks and the highlight of the day........ORCAS!! Yes, today we saw 4 Orcas (killer whales) chasing a big school of dolphins [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00May 15th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Flat Seas, Seals and Orcas!!

Shark cage diving with scuba is best!

Don’t deny it! When you are swimming in the water and a piece of seaweed brushes against your leg you freak out!  This is just a funny caption I found about how a shark might feel!  Wouldn’t it be amazing to know what they were thinking? I think we sometimes feel uneasy in the ocean because it is so vast and unknown. It is not our natural place and we don’t belong as a shark belongs. Viewing great white sharks under the surface of the ocean is so peaceful; their grace and beauty underwater is unexpected and awe-inspiring which makes [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:07+00:00April 23rd, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Shark cage diving with scuba is best!

Great White Shark Adventure

Ricardo Lacombe said: “having the opportunity to work alongside the staff and crew of African Shark Eco-Charters is a dream come true. I’ve been a shark geek since the earliest age I can remember,it’s something I feel very passionately about” https://vimeo.com/27917309

By |2016-12-29T15:18:08+00:00March 4th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Great White Shark Adventure

Graceful Great White Shark

A stunning painting depicting a great white shark gracefully cruises in the ocean. The artist is the very talented wildlife artist Jonathan Truss.http://www.jonathantruss.com/ who will be joining us on our Airjaws breaching and cage diving trip in April to sketch the great whites.  

By |2016-12-29T15:18:08+00:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Graceful Great White Shark

The beautiful shark fin

There is something so evocative about a dorsal fin of a great white shark. I love this pic we took on a trip a few days ago. I love how the fin beautifully and powerfully cuts through the water, causing its own waves. What feelings does this invoke in you? Fear? Respect? Awe? Power? For each person its something different. However, to see a great white in person, is amazing and will certainly change any misconceptions you have. You will come away respecting nature and understanding why people like us are so passionate about these super predators! To book your [...]

By |2016-12-29T15:18:08+00:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: Tour Happening's|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The beautiful shark fin