- Don't swim if you have any open wounds. Its like running around a lion cage with a T-bone on your back.
- Sharks feed early mornings, and at sunset... keep your swimming and adventures to the day and you should be just fine.
- Sharks hunt on sight, so if it is murky or the water is cloudy, be especially cautious.
- Don't swim alone. A lone straggler is always seen as an opportunistic meal to any predator. Sharks are not much different. Not only will swimming with groups help deter predators, but if you do run into trouble, you will have help at hand.
- Know your shark signs. Muizenberg has shark spotters who look over the water for shark activity. Yes, sharks can be seen from the mountain roads. They will radio to the beach to put up warning signs if they see something. The signs are given below.
If you want to know more, be sure to contact www.sharkspotters.org.za - these guys to amazing educational and conversational work to try to look after the alpha predator of the sea. Have fun, be safe, and look after each other.
Or visit their facebook page for daily updates: https://www.facebook.com/SharkSpotters