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Dive Locations

1 recommended location:

St Helena Island

This small, rugged sub-tropical island in the south Atlantic is blessed with fascinating history, a wealth of wildlife found nowhere else on earth, and fabulous marine life encounters. Diving is offered year round, with whale sharks making an appearance December to March.

  • Ideal for viewing: whale shark, mobula ray, green turtle, humpback whale, bottlenose dolphin
  • Excellent for: Group diving, Whale shark, Snorkelling

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Dive trips

Considered by many to be the ‘Galapagos of the Atlantic Ocean’, the remote island of St Helena can now be explored by those with an adventurous spirit and a love of nature.
2 recommended trips. Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Untouched St Helena

One of the most exciting dive areas to open up in recent years, this remote Atlantic outcrop is now accessible to divers, promising endemic species, seldom dived shipwrecks and aggregations of whale sharks in season.

  • When to go: Dec-Jul
  • Duration inc. flights: 12 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £3,095 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

St Helena in Style

Join cameraman and marine conservationist Danny Copeland on this remote Atlantic outpost in prime whale shark season, to uncover the mysteries of St Helena with experts and like-minded individuals.

  • When to go: Feb
  • Duration inc. flights: 12 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £4,195 pp
  • Trip type: Group trip

When to go

St Helena’s climate is regulated by the the trade winds, ensuring equable conditions throughout the year, despite its tropical location. There are noticeable variations on the island, with Jamestown seeing the lowest rainfall.


  • Annual

    Jan to Dec: Trade winds blow continuously all year, regulating the climate. Jan-Mar warmest; Jul-Sep coolest; Apr & Aug highest rainfall.

Wildlife events

  • Dec to Dec:

    Whale sharks aggregate around St Helena

  • Jan to Mar: Whale sharks aggregate around St Helena

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