Cage Diving with Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions

On October 21 we finally departed from Port Lincoln on board of a vessel operated by Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions and headed for the Neptune Islands.
When it comes to great white sharks Rodney Fox is the most popular person in the world. He is the guy who was bitten by a GWS in 1963 and survived. Despite of severe injuries he went back into the water only a few weeks after the incident and has become a legend since then. He did not only provide footage for the movie Jaws at a time where shark tourism did not yet exist and there was hardly any documentary film about the GWS. He also became a symbol for the protection of sharks lateron. So it was an easy descision which tour operator to choose for the trip.
We spent three days and two nights on the sea. Besides the surface cage Rodney Fox has an ocean floor cage for certified scuba divers which is lowered to 20 meteres where we had even more shark activity than at the surface. I spent some hours in both of the cages and had the chance to take a few pictures. You can see one of them in the gallery below, the rest of them will be realeased via my Instagram account soon.
On the way back we stopped at Hopkins Island for snorkeling with sea lions. You can imagine that it felt strange snorkeling with them just a few kilometers from where we saw the great white sharks ;-)

- Bernd -

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