Umzumbe in KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa is not a particularly famous dive location, but last November two divers discovered a coelacanth.
Great white and broadnose sevengill sharks were, until recently, the top predators in False Bay, South Africa. But there are two new sheriffs in town.
You’ll cover some serious nautical miles when diving with blue and mako sharks in South Africa — but the long boat ride will be well worth it.
The South African Cape is well known for fabulous dive sites thanks to the meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans. Miller’s Point is one such site.
Don’t let winter stop you from getting in the water. Here are five great December dive destinations that shine this time of year.
The sardine run along the South African coast is one of the largest marine-life migrations on earth. Here’s all you need to know about this extraordinary event.
In the third of our six-part series on the world’s most dive-able wrecks, we’re highlighting the best wreck diving in Africa, focusing on southern and eastern Africa.
Here it is: your definitive list of the world’s best marine life aggregations. No matter what you want to see — from mantas to dolphins, here’s where you need to dive and when.
Scientists may have solved a decades-long mystery of mass humpback congregations taking place off the coast of South Africa
The waters off Africa’s southernmost point offer some sensational diving. Here are our picks for the top five shark dives in South Africa.
Here (in no particular order) are the top places to dive with seals, often called the puppies of the sea.
Long associated with South African waters, the iconic great white shark may be facing localized extinction.
Crystal Divers South Africa and the Blue Marlin Hotel offer divers the perfect launch pad from which to dive Aliwal Shoal.
In 2000, Sodwana Bay became internationally known after a group of technical divers rediscovered the prehistoric coelacanth in the depths of the park’s Jesser Canyon, but it is for the incredible biodiversity of the area’s shallower reefs that most divers flock there.
Is it possible to have a severe case of the blues when scuba diving? It is if you’re surrounded by blue sharks in the crystal-clear, deep-blue waters of the Agulhas Current off South Africa.
It wasn’t until 1987 that a submersible observed the first living coelacanth, also in the Comoros Islands.
If you want to swim alongside these amazing penguins, Boulders Beach is the place to do so.
Since 2012, PADI Course Director and experienced tech diver Patrick Voorma has taken on the task of rediscovering Durban’s ghost fleet.