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Sharks feeding off a whale carcass at Aliwal Shoal

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Aliwal Shoal has long been rated as one of the best dive sites in the world, home to a variety of tropical and subtropical fish and dozens of corals. Last week, a free meal in the form of a whale carcass resulted in many a visitor stopping by, including dusky, …

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Cell C Sharks Become Official City Partner


EThekwini Municipality and the Sharks rugby franchise are proud to announce that a deal was signed on the 18/06/2015 and the City of Durban is now the Official Tourism Partner of the Sharks on a national and international scale. The Mayor, Cllr James Nxumalo said forming a public private partnership with …

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KZN Sharks partner with eThekwini for Tourism


The eThekwini municipality will form a partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union (Sharks) to promote Durban as an international tourist destination. A report tabled before the executive committee during a meeting at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Tuesday stated that the partnership would provide a platform through which Durban Tourism …

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Durban Beaches Closed on Shark Fears


SOME of Durban’s most popular beaches may still be closed at the beginning of the city’s most profitable season after heavy storms and rough seas last week damaged shark nets, forcing the Ethekwini municipality to close them for safety. Many beaches in Durban and surrounding areas were closed off to …

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Sharks in for a shocking surprise!


A revolutionary new shark repellent using an electrical field to protect bathers is to be tried off the Cape Peninsula. Humans’ fear of sharks has peaked in recent years, with 30 attacks since 1960 in peninsula waters. Only six were fatal, but five of these took place in the past …

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