Shark Spotter app gives beach goers safety info

Swimmers and surfers at Cape Town's beaches will have more shark activity information at their fingertips with the Shark Spotters mobile application.

After months of a crowdfunding campaign the developers managed to gather funds and introduce the innovation to users who can start downloading it on iOS and Android on Thursday evening.

Cape Talk's Kieno Kammies spoke to the project manager of the Shark Spotters team, Sarah Waries, about the innovation.

Listen to the interview below:

It's going to be such a valuable tool for beach goers in Cape Town... You'll be able to tell shark safety information, when were the last shark sightings.

Sarah Wallies, Shark Spotters project manager
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