Diving at Tsitsikamma

Location Tsitsikamma Sites dived Underwater Trail at Storms River Mouth Dive Centre None needed – just hire equipment and take it with you. Best Time to Dive Whenever you can. Quite a protected bay however the visibility is, as always, weather dependant. Best after a Westerly wind. Water Temp 15 …

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Diving at Protea Banks

Location Protea Banks, off Shelly Beach, near Margate – Hibiscus Coast Dive Centre Recommendation African Dive Adventures is the longest standing dive centre in the area. Started in 1994 by Trevor Krull (who has now moved to Barra Lodge, Mozambique) the dive operation has now been taken over by Roland, Beulagh and …

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Diving at Port Elizabeth

Location Port Elizabeth Sites dived In the bay: Bell Buoy, Haarlem Wreck. Further offshore: Rie Banks. The Wild Side Reefs: Gasmic, Avalanche, Thunderbolt. Dive Centre Recommendation   We dived with Pro Dive, a dive centre with a great vibe, run by two young PADI Instructors, Michelle Glass and Louis Van Aardt. Their dedication and enthusiasm …

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Diving at Aliwal Shoal

Dive Facts Location Aliwal Shoal Launch Site Umkomaas Dive Centres     Andy Cobb uses Sea Fever Lodge and Dive Centre based in Umkomaas.  Graham Powell, PADI Course Director runs the centre, lodge, restaurant and bar with his partner Bronwin.  They are fully equipped with training pool, compressor, 3 Rigid Inflatable Boats …

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Best Spots for Winter Diving

Summer and autumn are quickly coming to a close, and scuba enthusiasts may be mourning the end of their season. Fortunately, scuba is a year-round sport—even in the coldest of locales. However, certain spots around the world become even more beautiful in the winter months, attracting thousands of species of …

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Diving Gear: A Brief Overview

Scuba divers, both new and old, should frequently check the presence and condition of their essential gear pack. Scuba is a gear-intensive sport; we’re not designed to swim and stay underwater for more than a few minutes. If you want to explore what’s beneath the surface, you will need to …

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Best Dive Spots in the World

Every diver has a list of bucket list locations. Accumulated from both personal experience and universal acclaim, we have put together a list of locations you should add to that list. Whether you find yourself planning a diving-driven vacation or just happen to be travelling to one of these beautiful …

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