warm waters, excellent underwater visibility conditions, extensive
reefs, large but isolated rock pools and abundant fish life all
contribute to an exciting snorkelling experience in the area.
most popular locations for snorkelling are:
Madejanine - 4,86kms north of Malongane
Mimoli - 7,82kms north of Malongane
is of particular interest at low tide as a result of the very large
rock pools that emerge and run out to the easterly reef at low tide.
Dropping off a boat and snorkelling into the rock pool area can
also be an exciting experience.
is a relatively well protected bay with numerous underwater rocks
and reefs in the vicinity. It also has as a dominant rock peninsula
jutting out from the southern part of shoreline which can be particularly
easily identified at low tide.
is a very good surf fishing spot and therefore many of the smaller
game fish (Kingfish, Pompano etc) as well as their prey (Halfbeaks,
Garfish etc) are very often seen whilst snorkelling.
at Ponta do Ouro and Ponta Malongane (off the main rock peninsula
on the southern end) can be good depending on currents and the wind
the more adventurous snorkeller, excellent snorkeling can be found
off Techobanini (11,87kms from Malongane). There are very extensive
shallow water reefs which extend over a very large area, however,
a boat is required to get there.