Dive Holidays in South Africa
From Sodwana's pristine tropical reefs to the colder waters of the Cape, South Africa offers a thrilling range and diversity of dive destinations, to suit all levels. Beaches are magnificent and the surrounding scenery, although varied, is never less than spectacular. Enhance your diving holiday, whether exploring the marine bounty of Aliwal Shoal or the exhilaration of cage diving with Great White Sharks off the Cape, with a few days at one of the areas many game reserves - Hluhluwe-Umfolozi, with its world-renowned White Rhino conservation work, or the world famous Kruger, the flagship of Africa's game reserves. For a week of shark encounters on the reefs between Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks, head to Durban, where, if you time your holiday right, you could experience the phenomenal Sardine Run.
Unfamiliar with this exciting African country? See our - Regional Dive Guide to South Africa or browse the suggested itneraries below:
Great White Shark Weekend - 6 days
Two days of cage diving with great white sharks - The ultimate weekend getaway! Both divers and non-divers can enjoy the exhilarating and unforgettable experience of sharing the water with these incr…Tour type: | More
Capture Underwater Africa with Cary Yanny
Dive Worldwide has teamed up with accomplished underwater photographer and instructor, Cary Yanny, who will lead three tours to South Africa and Mozambique in 2013.Tour type: Group | More
SharkWEEK Diving Adventure - 9 days
Along the KwaZulu Natal South Coast, on the reefs between the Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks, is some of the best shark diving in the world.Tour type: | More
Cape Town & Great White Shark Adventure - 9 days
Two mighty oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian, meet at the Cape and the resultant differences in sea temperature promotes a huge diversity of marine-life.Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Dive and Big Five - 14 days
Opt for transfers or the freedom of self-drive, and combine diving world-famous Aliwal Shoal and species rich Sodwana Bay with fascinating wildlife experiences at Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Kruger Safari & Mozambique Diving - 13 days
Kruger National Park is world famous for good reason since it offers a wildlife experience which ranks with the best in Africa. It stretches 350 kilometres from north to south and is virtually unri…Tour type: Tailor-made | More
On Foot and Two Wheels in Africa - 11 days
This is the first time mountain biking in Botswana and walking in Kruger has been combined, and it is a truly awesome combination.Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Sardine Run Adventure - 10 days
Scuba dive, See the "Greatest Shoal on Earth" as millions of sardines migrate along South Africa's eastern coastline in June and July. Dive with thousands of dolphins, seals, sharks, whales, and bi…Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Sardine Run Extravaganza - 11 days
Dive Worldwide can offer an exciting ten day Sardine Run itinerary, with a dedicated expedition guide and a dedicated Microlite to help co-ordinate the expedition.Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Shark & Reef Diving Adventure - 10 days
A fully guided 13 day reef and shark diving holiday offering the opportunity to get close to numerous shark species, including Ragged-Tooth, Giant Guitar, and Tiger Sharks. Topside, enjoy wildlife an…Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Sharks, Reefs & Wrecks - Aliwal Shoal & Protea Banks - 10 days
A 10 day tour offering two dives per day on Aliwal Shoal, Protea Banks and Rocky Bay with afternoon explorations of Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, Africa's oldest game reserve.Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Thonga and Hluhluwe Safari - 12 days
This 12 day tour begins in a luxurious KwaZulu-Natal beach lodge with wilderness walks in the Greater St Lucia wetland Park, and dives on South Africa's only tropical dive site.Tour type: Tailor-made | More
Wildlife Discovery Extension - 4 days
Extend your holiday with 4 days at the award winning Hilltop Camp. Situated in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, which is renowned for White Rhino conservation work and home to the 'Big Five.'Tour type: Tailor-made | More
'SharkWEEK South Africa'
is a 'shark-infested' trip, raising awareness and funds for Bite-Back, shark and marine conservation.
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