Dive travel KwaZulu-Natal

Aliwal Shoal: 5 of the best things to do on bad weather days

Words by Jill Langley, images by Bevan and Jill Langley… For more travel stories and adventure guides, check out their travel blog Stray Along The Way. Aliwal Shoal on KwaZulu-Natal’s south coast is one of South Africa’s premiere diving destinations, popular for its variety of dive sites, varied marine life… Read more »

Diving Protea Banks

By Dr Jade Maggs, Marine Scientist… Getting there | Diving Protea Banks | Shark Diving | Dive Sites | Conservation Protea Banks is a beautiful rocky reef system situated in the South-West Indian Ocean on the east coast of South Africa. More specifically, it is located on the sunny south… Read more »

Diving the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

By Dr Camilla Floros, Marine Scientist… Getting there | Two-mile Reef | Stringer | Five-mile Reef | Seven-mile Reef | Nine-mile Reef The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is situated along the Maputaland coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. iSimangaliso is a Zulu word meaning “miracle” or “something wondrous”, which is an apt description of… Read more »

Diving the Aliwal Shoal Marine Protected Area

By Dr Jade Maggs, Marine Scientist… Getting there | Diving | Aliwal Shoal | Wreck of the Produce | Wreck of the Nebo | Marine life The Aliwal Shoal Marine Protected Area (MPA) is situated in the South-West Indian Ocean on the east coast of South Africa. More specifically, it is… Read more »