By Leigh-Anne Harber

How South African Scuba Diving, and Dive The Big 5, has evolved since 1996

When Dive the Big 5 was first established in 1996, South Africa was primarily known as a Tropical Coral Reef diving destination with most of the diving being done at Sodwana Bay. Umkomaas was also little known as a diving location, despite its reef and wreck dives, the Nebo and the Produce, and for those adventurous divers the Raggies sharks.

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Coffee Bay Wild Coast
By Leigh-Anne Harber

The Wild Coast

For many years, the thought of sailing past the Wild Coast wrought sailors with a special kind of fear. With the intensely stormy conditions which made visibility close to impossible, sailors often simply had to take their chances when in this part of the world.

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By Leigh-Anne Harber

The Best Places to Dive with Manta Rays

There are two types of people who really get to know exactly where you will see the best of the underwater world. These people are marine biologists and divers. Divers who have the opportunity to dive all over the world get to see what the ocean has to offer, while marine biologists dedicate their whole lives to the ocean and its inhabitants.

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