If scuba diving is not your thing, or should you not yet have the required experience, you can always try your hand at snorkelling and explore the depths from the surface.
South Africa remains one of the African continents best places to enjoy the thrill of deep sea diving. Travellers from all over the world venture to South Africa each year to see the country’s spectacular wildlife as well as the prolific ocean life swimming deep beneath the waves.
South Africa’s maritime history is arguably one of the most interesting. From tales of the Flying Dutchman haunting the coastal waters to numerous shipwrecks settled neatly on the ocean floor, we have a collection of stories to share and interesting places to explore.
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.
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.
If you’ve never heard of the Sardine Run, you’re in for a treat...
Whether you’re thinking about visiting South Africa, as a tourist, or if you’ve lived here all your life, doing a Sardine Run Expedition should be the first thing on your “must see” list.
An incredible sight to witness off the shores of KwaZulu-Natal, and definitely, something to write home about; the sardine run is one of the biggest feeding frenzies in nature! It brings millions of fish near the coast which, in turn, attracts hordes of hungry predators.
Dive the Big 5 has taken many tourists and locals alike, to see this phenomenon for themselves. This migration of thousands and thousands of tiny sardines is visible from space, so you can imagine how many predators comes together to feed on the massive shoals of sardines.
Have you ever thought of going shark cage diving or doing the exhilarating sardine run? Maybe it's been on your bucket list for ages. Why not make it your New years resolution to do something extraordinary and tick shark cage diving off of your bucket list? Dive the Big 5 has made this dream possible for countless people. Whether you are a tourist or a South African citizen, the tour packages offered by Dive the Big 5 are all things you should do before you die one day!