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Riy Banks:
Riy Banks is a deep dive site famous for its steep and colourfull walls.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A list of the best rated scuba dive sites in South Africa.

Badgat

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 4.2, 5 votes

Badgat is one of the most popular cave dive sites in South Africa. Please visit Komati Springs for ore information since it was renamed like this in 2002....

Sardine Run

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 4.2, 5 votes

The annual great Sardine Run is a natural phenomenon which usually occurs during the months of June and July, when massive schools of sardines migrate from the colder waters around the Cape to the warmer waters of Kwa-zulu Natal to give birth to their offspring. Once they've layed their eggs, they return to the Cape, closely followed by thousands of dolphins, birds, fish of prey, whales and sharks. The ocean awakes and the thrill is simply indescribable. In the olden days it was said that as...

Antons

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 3 votes

Antons is the most popular of all dive sites at Sodwana Bay. Of the approximately 180.000 dives that are undertaken annually more than 30% are done at this site. This clearly puts paid to the myth that Sodwana is 'dived out' or that the divers have smashed all the coral. This dive site is the most south-western point of 2 mile reef. It has amazing topography with lots of caves and swimthroughs. It is covered in coral – both hard and soft with a huge patch of leather coral. Antons i...

Raggie Cave, Shark Alley

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 2 votes

Raggies Cave and Shark Alley are two names for the same dive site described at this page. Raggies Cave is a large cave which is a meeting place for tens, maybe hundreds of ragged tooth sharks especially in winter, the shark season. It is a shallow dive site where divers often kneel on the sand and watch the sharks performing their daily tasks. Never enter the cave when the sharks are there as you might create an unpredicted situation that can provoke the sharks. These normally docile creatures w...

Protea Banks

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 2 votes

The best months to see Tiger Sharks are April and May, although we see Tiger Sharks right through the year. South Africa is one of only three countries in the world offering this kind of diving. Using a baiting technique that closely resembles the shark's natural feeding habit, Divers as well as snorkellers and non-divers can share in the experience. Here we encounter Tigersharks and Bullsharks from very close up. Perfect for photography and for close observations of shark's behaviour. The real...

Aliwal Shoal

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 2 votes

Aliwal Shoal is reached after a bumpy twenty minute boat ride from the Umkomaas Bridge at the Mkomanzi river entrance. She was named after a 19th century three masted vessel named Aliwal that almost collided with this submerged sandstone reef in 1849. Captain James Anderson informed other seafarers and ever since his ship was rewarded with the honour of naming a world famous reef. Geologically the shoal was formed 80.000 years ago when heavy rainfall washed away much of the sand until a solid sa...

Sodwana Bay

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

This bay situated in coastal dunes, has large wooden, luxury accommodations nestled in lush coastal vegetation. It is part of the greater St Lucia Wetland Park, near Durban, and is well preserved. All kinds of activities can be done here, including fishing, spotting turtles in summer and diving. The fish and coral diversity of Sodwana's coral reef is overwhelming. It has many type of corals which cannot be found elsewhere. For divers, Leven point is most often taken as a starting point. From th...

Cageless Baited Shark Diving

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

For true Galeocerdo cuvier fanatics, photographers, adrenalin junkies and thrill seekers we've got something very special: cageless baited Tiger Shark Diving, Snorkelling and Boat Trips. South Africa is one of only three countries in the world offering this kind of diving. Using a baiting technique that closely resembles the shark's natural feeding habit, African Dive Adventures lets divers as well as snorkellers and non-divers share in the experience."It is our aim to bring the Ti...

Shark Rock Pier

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

Many small reefs lie scattered just a short swim from the pier which makes for an enjoyable shore entry directly infront of the Pro Dive Hobie Beach office. Yellow-bellied rock cod, rays, sandsharks and catfish have been spotted amongst the large sea fans and corals on these pockets of reef....

Gasmic Reef

 
 
 
 
 
Rated 5.0, 1 votes

Gasmic is characterised by a narrow gorge made up of dramatic walls. They are covered in hard & soft corals and teeming with fish life. The elusive horse fish is often spotter on this reef. A breath-taking dive!...