Witness the ‘Greatest Shoal on Earth’ as millions of sardines migrate along South Africa’s eastern coastline followed by a plethora of wildlife.
Each year, around June, one of the most amazing spectacles in the animal kingdom takes place off the KwaZulu Natal coastline. Millions of sardines migrate north, following cold winter currents toward the warm Indian Ocean, a gigantic smorgasbord attracting thousands of marine predators – dolphins, sharks, seals and game fish, even occasional orcas and whales. The resultant feeding frenzy drives the shoals to the surface where they fall prey to dive bombing avian predators.
Spend your days at sea following the action with a mix of diving and snorkelling depending on what's in the water.
The full itinerary detail is available on our website.
Please note: The Sardine Run is an unreliable event and there is no guarantee of catching the run. We recommend to travel in late June/early July to maximise the likelihood of seeing the action.
This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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