Aliwal Shoal Rhino Post tour
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Aliwal Shoal, Protea Banks and Kruger Park Safari Tour Itinerary

Aliwal Shoal, Protea Banks and Kruger Park Safari 9 Day Tour

This tour lets you go diving the Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks, as well as going on wildlife safaris in the Kruger National Park. Fresh air and pristine nature is the best way to start a holiday, but nothing beats swimming with Tiger Sharks at the Aliwal Shoal. Protea Banks has more beauty to offer, although it’s only available to advanced divers. Come on tour with us and you’ll never look back again…

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Scuba Diving in South Africa with Dive the Big 5

Scuba Diving in South Africa - Aliwal Shoal & Protea Banks 

Dive the Big 5 offers tours to Aliwal Shoal, Protea Banks, as well as Safari Tours in the Kruger National Park. Scuba Diving in South Africa has become increasingly popular among divers worldwide, due to the beautiful reefs and pristine waters found around every bend. Some coral reefs, of course, simply stand out above the rest. Be it for their beauty or the oceanic animal life it attracts, Dive the Big 5 knows where to take divers to see what they are looking for. There are so many destinations in South Africa that are worth making a fuss about – Two of them have to be The Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks…

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Mozambique dive packages
By Mieke

Mozambique dive Packages near Vilanculos

One of Dive the Big 5's Mozambique dive Packages

Mozambique is not called the Pearl of the Indian Ocean for no reason. More and more tourists are flocking to the pristine beaches and warm waters of this magnificent country, and we know exactly why. Dive the Big 5 has created the most wonderful Mozambique dive packages to delight our clients and share the beauty these waters hold.

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Oxford Dive Center

“If Dive The Big 5 can do this for 22 divers from the Oxford Dive Centre, why can’t Dive The Big 5 do the same for your dive group?”

Singles…… Couples…… Small groups……Large Groups ……Divers..….Non-divers.

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Raggie shark diving
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Night Dive at Sodwana Bay

Night Dives at Sodwana Bay

A night dive in South Africa is something very special

It’s completely unlike a night dive anywhere else in the dive world!

The only place to do a night dive in South Africa is at Sodwana Bay. Due to local government rules and regulations, night diving is not possible at any other dive location on South Africa’s east coast. You can’t do a night dive on Aliwal Shoal, due to local rules and regulations, and you can’t do it on Protea Banks because it’s downright dangerous to do a night dive at 30 meters, which is the average depth of a Protea Banks dive. So that just leaves Sodwana Bay, and please believe me, it’s well worth doing!

But a night dive is not your “average” dive. You must have an advanced dive qualification, and its advised to also have a night dive qualification, but this is not a must.

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scuba diving cape peninsula
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Scuba diving around Cape Peninsula – Guilt Free!

Go scuba diving with Dive the Big 5  - the perfect holiday for all!

Is your partner a "dive" widow/widower? You’re hooked and you can’t deny it. Scuba diving is surely the closest you’ve ever gotten to pure bliss, but your partner doesn’t quite agree?

We know the feeling! If this is the case, we have a solution for you… Dive the Big 5 offers our worldwide clients a trip to remember, for divers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Let us take you on a tour through South Africa where we make sure you and your non-diving partner have a magnificent time.

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shark cage diving
By Mieke

Shark Cage Diving for all!

Great White Shark Cage Diving facts...

There’s so much controversy about Great White Shark cage diving and even more “misinformation” going around, but we can assure you until you’ve actually done it, you’ll never understand…

People go to see caged animals for fun, all around the world. In some cases, seeing animals in a zoo is as close as most people get to experience a wild animal at all. Yes, there are many people who believe shark cage diving to be the lead cause of rising shark attacks worldwide, but this is not true! Many marine biologists have tried and failed to link the act of attracting sharks with chum, fish oils, or fake seals to shark attacks on humans.

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