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... were also told that this was normally the size of shark we’d see, with the biggest maybe being 3m as the larger more mature sharks don’t go for such small prey. The largest great white shark eve caught being 6.4m in Australia, 6.3m in SA! Scary stuff.
So into the cage the first 5 went, all shrieking with how cold the water was! The must have been in there for a good 20 minutes, with about 5 sharks spottings, one of which did completely ...
... couples. Once we reached our destination, Shark Lady Adventures, we were given some muffins and toast to fatten us up before they fed us to the sharks. While looking around the office we noticed a sign that said "our customers" and Prince Harry and Brad Pitt’s pictures were both posted up there. I thought that was pretty neat! Once we paid and went over the rules and safety, we headed out to sea to meet our new friends – Bruce… (The sharks)! Megan, Jen, and I ...
They were baited with tuna heads, tied to buoys being thrown out near the cage.
And it is against South African law to bait them with any live or dead mammal
product. Additionally, our bait crew was pouring fish oils and waters mixed with
fish all around the boat as well.
So did they come? Boy did they come!!! We saw (7) different sharks ranging from
8-15 feet. Some that lingered around the boat and up to the cage ...
So excited! It is a gorgeous, sunny day and we are heading to Gansbaai, South Africa to go see and dive with the great white sharks... After a quick breakfast and briefing, we board the boat. We head for the area known as the "Shark Alley", one of the most shark populated areas in the world because of the neighboring island inhabited by thousands of seals or otherwise known as "shark food". To lure the sharks, they use bait which consists of ...
... sea level, so I’m ready.
Our Great White Shark Tours guide picks us up at 7:30 a.m. and we drive two hours to Gansbaai. During our transport to the dock, we watch the sunrise over the mountains on our left side and the coast line on the right side. Again, the scenery was breathtaking but we still had nerves about what we were about to get ourselves into.
Upon arrival, we were treated to breakfast, received our ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed