Sardine Run South Africa
By Leigh-Anne Harber

Sardine Run 2019: History, Diving and More

2018 blessed us divers with an exquisite sardine run. Well, exquisite is an overstatement, but this year’s turn out of sardines was one of the best we have seen in years. When those first few sardines came darting up the coast, we could hardly contain our excitement, and we were able to share some epic diving with our visitors.

As the year draws to a close, we know that many drivers are keenly planning their 2019 diving calendar and we certainly hope that you are including the Sardine Run on your itinerary!

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By Leigh-Anne Harber

What To Expect From The Sardine Run

It is not yet understood exactly what drives the millions of sardines to leave their natural habitat and head east, but the annual sardine run is a sight you don’t want to miss!

If you are a keen diver and you have not yet experienced the sardine run, it might be time to start planning your trip to South Africa. The sardine run is not just for divers but for anyone who has an interest in the ocean.

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sardine run shoal
By Leigh-Anne Harber

Exciting News from the Recent Sardine Run

It was that time of the year again: The Sardine Run! South Africa is a very special and unique diving location in that once a year, a feeding frenzy descends upon the Eastern Coast. An unimaginable number of sardines spawn in the cold waters of the Western Cape before they swim for the warmer waters of the Indian Ocean. And the moment they set out, predators zone in for a snack.

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