Trip reference number: 22246

Trip Operator: Dive Worldwide

Big In South Africa

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A shark diving adventure like no other! Discover two of South Africa’s most famous dive sites for incredible shark encounters and more. This trip is best suited to experienced divers and shark enthusiasts.

Several species of shark take centre stage on this week long trip idea suited to experienced divers.

The itinerary begins at Aliwal Shoal where encounters with oceanic black-tip sharks and raggies are prolific. Continue south to the seaside town of Margate, gateway to Protea Banks, an offshore reef fed by the flow of the Agulhas current. The nutrient rich waters and complex upwellings create perfect conditions for nurseries and fish spawning grounds attracting several species of shark. Expect to encounter Zambezi (bull), ragged-tooth (raggies), oceanic black-tip and tiger sharks plus spectacular walls of scalloped hammerhead sharks in season.

This is an incredibly rewarding shark adventure for competent and experienced divers.

Ask us about extending your stay to include a topside safari.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart the UK for South Africa
  2. Day 2: Arrive and transfer to Umkomaas
  3. Days 3-4: Aliwal Shoal dive experience
  4. Days 5-7: Dive Protea Banks reef
  5. Day 8: Depart South Africa
  6. Day 9: Arrive UK

Please note: Divers must be certified to advanced level and comfortable in currents to join this trip. It’s a great option for group travel.

  • Available*: Nov to Jun
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £1,845 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights from the UK
    • 2 nights Umkomaas (breakfast)
    • 4 night Margate (self catering)
    • 5 days, 10 dive pack
    • Tanks and weights
    • Transfers

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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