coastline from Ponta do Oura in the south through Ponta Malongane
up to Inhaca Island in the north is saturated withthe most beautiful
and unspoil hard and soft corals, home to a bewildering variety
of game and reef fish, potato and brindle bass, turtles, dolphins,
whales, sharks and rays.
good underwater visibility conditions normally prevalent in this
area allow these views to be exploited to the full by aspirant scuba
divers. Unlike the coral reefs in South Africa, most of these reefs
have remained untouched for nearly two decades during the civil
war. Scuba diving in this area is therefore, without question, some
of the finest scuba diving available in southern Africa.
regular dive sights are all 9-42 metres in depth and therefore cater
to the full range of divers from 'Open Water 1' through 'Advanced'
to 'Master' divers. During the peak seasons, night dives are also
available to the more advanced and adventurous divers.
Bass City 19-23m
Three Sisters 19-24m
Kev's Ledge 21-24m
Bread loaf 09-12m
planning normally takes place at 18h00 on the evening prior to the
dive. Launches into the surf commence relatively early in the morning
from both Ponta do Oura and Ponta Malongane (Malongane being more
accessible for Tartaruga guests) with qualified dive masters and
skippers on appropriately equipped rubber ducks. The distances traveled
to the dive sights is not very far in lieu of the closeness of the
which can be hired from the dive operator at Malongane includes:
Cylinders and pressure gauges, regulators and buoyancy compensators
other personal diving equipment such as mask, snorkels, fins and
wetsuits should be brought by the guests. In cases of an emergency,
the relevant dive operator may be able to assist. Additional equipment
is available for hire on request.
further information: 013 741 1975