The island of Saint Martin is situated in the northeast Caribbean Sea. It is standing in the east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. In 1648, this small island was divided into two nations, France and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Sint Maarten is the Dutch southern part of the island with Philipsburg as its main capital. Collectively, the two territories are known as "St-Martin / St Maarten".
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Shark Diving in Seal Island, False Bay, Western Cape South Africa
Seal Island is without doubt one of the world’s most popular shark enthusiast’s dream. It is the only place where during many days you can have the opportunity to observe various submarine mammals with predatory behaviors.
Shark diving at this spot is organised all year round but the best months to go are between February and September with 95% guarantee of seeing the Great white shark. Warmer summer months for visiting are from October to March, chances are at about 80% to come across such a beast.
Normally the Shark expedition starts at 7:00 and ends at 12:30. Shark diving is conducted in a cage 1.5 m/5 ft wide and 2.1 m/6.7 ft in height and has ports that allow excellent viewing and photography. Maximum number of persons per dive is 2-3 and you get to stay on between 20-30 minutes. No experience is needed and there is always the crew members who are experienced in shark diving.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!