Huge groups of humpback whales are being seen in South Africa – something only seen in recent years.
Where can you see sharks, dolphins, whales, seals, and penguins in a massive feeding frenzy? South Africa of course! Photos by Ken Knezick, Island Dreams
Protea Banks is famous for tiger and bull sharks, but depending on your luck and the season, you may also spot great whites, threshers, copper sharks, duskies, sandbar sharks, guitar sharks, oceanic blacktips and shoals of schooling hammerheads.
If South Africa is famous for one thing among divers, it’s the sardine run.
In June of 2014 the international diving community suffered a great loss when technical diver Peter Timm died after a search…
Only 15 minutes offshore from the tiny dive town of Umkomaas, South Africa, Aliwal Shoal has a well-earned reputation as one of the best places on the planet to dive with sharks.
Featured in the BBC series Nature’s Great Events as well as The Blue Planet, the sardine run is comparable to the Serengeti’s wildebeest migration in terms of sheer biomass, and attracts divers from all over the world.
The No. 1 spot on my list, however, never changes — my ultimate underwater experience will always be a face-to-face encounter with nature’s largest mammal, the whale.