Trip reference number: 11602

Trip Operator: Dive Worldwide

Untouched St Helena

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Be one of the first to dive the waters of St Helena Island, known as the ‘Galapagos of the Atlantic’. One of the most remote islands on earth, St Helena is also one of the most extraordinary, with much to offer the adventurous diver.

Until recently, the only way to reach St Helena was by Royal Mail ship, a journey taking an astonishing five days from Cape Town. Now, this tiny island can be reached by air, providing a unique opportunity to discover and dive a place that few have ever had the chance to visit.

Divers will enjoy a pristine underwater eco-system with over 750 marine species to discover, including several endemic species. The varied dive sites include wrecks, seamounts and caverns to explore, while these waters are also blessed with aggregations of whale sharks between December and March each year - a recent phenomenon that has attracted the attention of scientists the world over. 

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart the UK for South Africa
  2. Day 2: Overnight stay in Johannesburg
  3. Day 3: Fly to St Helena
  4. Days 4-8: Dive St Helena
  5. Day 9: Explore St Helena
  6. Day 10: Depart St Helena, overnight stay in Johannesburg
  7. Day 11: Depart for the UK
  8. Day 12: Land UK

Please note: This is a remote destination, suitable for more experienced and adventurous travellers and divers.

  • Available*: Dec to Jul: Whale sharks aggregate from Dec to Mar
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,095 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights from the UK
    • 9 nights accommodation
    • Transfers
    • 5 days, 10 dive pack
    • Tanks and weights

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

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