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SharkWEEK South Africa

During our 7-days / 6-night SharkWEEK South Africa package, you will dive with sharks at the Aliwal Shoal. Aliwal Shoal is rated as one of the top shark dive sites in the world. You will scuba dive with the many species of shark found at the Aliwal Shoal including Tiger Sharks, Bull Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks and more.
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Package No.3

SharkWEEK South Africa

7-days / 6-nights / 10-dives

Aliwal Shoal South Africa
Package Available : Year-Round

During our 7-days / 6-night SharkWEEK South Africa package, you will dive with sharks at the Aliwal Shoal. Aliwal Shoal is rated as one of the top shark dive sites in the world. You will scuba dive with the many species of shark found at the Aliwal Shoal including Tiger Sharks, Bull Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks and more.

The reefs are also home to huge diversity of other marine-life including Whales, Dolphin, Turtles, Mantas, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Moray Eels, Game Fish, Reef fish & more. Join us and experience awesome scuba diving at the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa.

 

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Itinerary Summary

Day 1 : Arrive Durban Airport -- Transfer & Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa.

Day 2 : 2 x Shark Dives Aliwal Shoal South Africa -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa.

Day 3 : 2 x Shark Dives Aliwal Shoal South Africa -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa.

Day 4 : 2 x Shark Dives Aliwal Shoal South Africa -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa.

Day 5 : 1 x Shark Dive & 1 x baited Shark Dive Aliwal Shoal South Africa -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa.

Day 6 : 1 x Shark Dive & 1 x baited Shark Dive Aliwal Shoal South Africa -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Lodge, South Africa.

Day 7 : Transfer to Durban International Airport.

* Extra diving is available should conditions allow and can be arranged when you are here.

2018 Package Costs

Diver [sharing] : R12,800.00 [approx : €869 / £760 / $1,010]

Diver [single room] : R14,500.00 [approx : €985 / £861 / $1,144]

Non-Diver [sharing] : R7,200.00 [approx : €489 / £427 / $568]

 

2019 Package Costs

Diver [sharing] : R13,800.00 [approx : €937 / £818 / $1,089]

Diver [single room] : R14,800.00 [approx : €1,005 / £878 / $1,168]

Non-Diver [sharing] : R7,800.00 [approx : €529 / £463 / $615]

 

Please Note : The Non-Diver package does not include going out on the boat.

Exchange Rates are based on R14.72 [Rand] to €1 [Euro] and R16.84 [Rand] to £1 [GBP] and R12.67 [Rand] to $1 [USD] as at 21/05/2018

Exchange Rates do vary - latest exchange rates www.xe.com

What's Included

Airport Transfers

ALL Local Transfers

6 x nights Accommodation Aliwal Shoal South Africa

Daily Breakfast

10 x shark dives Aliwal Shoal South Africa

Cylinders & Air-fills

Weight Belts & Weights

Diver Permits

 

What's Not Included

Flights & Taxes

Passports & Visas

Personal Insurance

Dive Gear [can be hired]

Lunches

Dinners

Drinks

Dates, Availability & Booking Information

To check dates and availability please select the YEAR that you require to join us.

Before booking flights please CONFIRM availability for the dates that you require.

We do try to keep the availability up-to-date but sometimes due to logistics we are not able to keep the availability current.

Package No.3

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day 1 : Arrive Durban International Airport -- Transfer to & Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort in South Africa.

When you arrive at Durban International Airport [KSIA / DUR] [or other pick-up points as required], we will meet you and transfer you to ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre which is situated in the diving town of Umkomaas about 80km from Durban International Airport and about 50kms south of Durban. Flights can arrive anytime between 12-noon and 18:30 [6:30PM].

When you arrive at ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, you will be checked into your room, spend the day relaxing on the beach or around the pool and get to meet the team. In the late afternoon we will give you a briefing about the shark diving at the Aliwal Shoal.

In the evening enjoy dinner at the lodge or at one of the local restaurants [we will provide transport].

Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.

Accommodation in Umkomaas at the Aliwal Shoal Accommodation in Umkomaas at the Aliwal Shoal Accommodation in Umkomaas at the Aliwal Shoal Accommodation in Umkomaas at the Aliwal Shoal
Day 2 : 2 x shark dives -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

After breakfast we meet at the dive centre to kit-up and prepare for the days scuba diving which starts with a launch from either the Umkomaas River or Umkomaas Beach depending on the tide and conditions.

The scuba diving today will take place on the Aliwal Shoal with the main aim being to dive with the sharks of the Aliwal Shoal including Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Guitar Sharks & Whitetip Reef Sharks. The Aliwal Shoal is home to a huge variety of marine life including Sharks, Whales, Whale Sharks, Dolphin, Turtles, Manta Rays, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Ribbontail Rays, Moray Eels, Game Fish, many species of reef fish & much more. There are two wrecks that we can scuba dive, the MV Produce [1974] & the Nebo [1884].

After the scuba diving we return to the dive centre where there are hot showers and a wet-room to store your gear, ready for the next days shark diving. In the afternoon enjoy lunch at the lodge. If the conditions allow we offer extra scuba diving otherwise relax at the lodge, on the beach or visit a local attraction.

In the evening enjoy dinner at the lodge, we have many B.B.Q. [known locally as a braai] nights or have dinner at one of the local restaurants, we will provide transport. Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

Scuba Diving with Ragged Tooth Sharks Scuba Diving with Round Ribbontail Rays Scuba Diving with Ragged Tooth Sharks Scuba Diving with Guitar Sharks
Day 3 : 2 x shark dives -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

After breakfast we meet at the dive centre to kit-up and prepare for the days scuba diving which starts with a launch from either the Umkomaas River or Umkomaas Beach depending on the tide and conditions.

The scuba diving today will take place on the Aliwal Shoal with the main aim being to dive with the sharks of the Aliwal Shoal including Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Guitar Sharks & Whitetip Reef Sharks. The Aliwal Shoal is home to a huge variety of marine life including Sharks, Whales, Whale Sharks, Dolphin, Turtles, Manta Rays, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Ribbontail Rays, Moray Eels, Game Fish, many species of reef fish & much more. There are two wrecks that we can scuba dive, the MV Produce [1974] & the Nebo [1884].

After the scuba diving we return to the dive centre where there are hot showers and a wet-room to store your gear, ready for the next days shark diving. In the afternoon enjoy lunch at the lodge. If the conditions allow we offer extra scuba diving otherwise relax at the lodge, on the beach or visit a local attraction.

In the evening enjoy dinner at the lodge, we have many B.B.Q. [known locally as a braai] nights or have dinner at one of the local restaurants, we will provide transport. Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks Scuba Diving with Honeycomb Rays Shark Diving with Tiger Sharks
Day 4 : 2 x shark dives -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

After breakfast we meet at the dive centre to kit-up and prepare for the days scuba diving which starts with a launch from either the Umkomaas River or Umkomaas Beach depending on the tide and conditions.

The scuba diving today will take place on the Aliwal Shoal with the main aim being to dive with the sharks of the Aliwal Shoal including Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Guitar Sharks & Whitetip Reef Sharks. The Aliwal Shoal is home to a huge variety of marine life including Sharks, Whales, Whale Sharks, Dolphin, Turtles, Manta Rays, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Ribbontail Rays, Moray Eels, Game Fish, many species of reef fish & much more. There are two wrecks that we can scuba dive, the MV Produce [1974] & the Nebo [1884].

After the scuba diving we return to the dive centre where there are hot showers and a wet-room to store your gear, ready for the next days shark diving. In the afternoon enjoy lunch at the lodge. If the conditions allow we offer extra scuba diving otherwise relax at the lodge, on the beach or visit a local attraction.

In the evening enjoy dinner at the lodge, we have many B.B.Q. [known locally as a braai] nights or have dinner at one of the local restaurants, we will provide transport. Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

Shark Diving with Ragged Tooth Sharks Shark Diving with Dusky Sharks Shark Diving with Whitetip Reef Sharks Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks
Day 5 : 1 x shark dive & 1 x baited shark dive -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

After breakfast we meet at the dive centre to kit-up and prepare for the days scuba diving which starts with a launch from either the Umkomaas River or Umkomaas Beach depending on the tide and conditions.

The first scuba dive today is on the Aliwal Shoal with the many species of shark including Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Guitar Sharks & Whitetip Reef Sharks. The second scuba dive will be a baited shark dive. Our baited shark dives take place on the southern end of the Aliwal Shoal. Whilst the main focus is on scuba diving with Tiger Sharks, we also often get other species of shark joining us on the dives including Blacktip Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Bull Sharks and sometimes other species.

Before the baited shark dive we will give a full briefing to help you to understand the sharks behaviour and how we behave in return. Tiger Sharks are very shy, they are also very inquisitive and intelligent animals which is why they are one of the ocean's apex predators and deserve the highest respect. We create an odour corridor to attract the Tiger Sharks.

After the shark diving we return to the dive lodge where there are hot showers and a secure wet-room to store your gear, ready for the next days shark diving. In the afternoons if the conditions allow we offer extra scuba diving or relax at the lodge, walk on the beach or visit local attractions.

In the evening enjoy dinner at the lodge, we have many B.B.Q. [known locally as a braai] nights or have dinner at one of the local restaurants, we will provide transport. Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks Scuba Diving with Bull Sharks Scuba Diving with Blacktip Sharks Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks
Day 6 : 1 x shark & 1 x baited shark dive -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

After breakfast we meet at the dive centre to kit-up and prepare for the days scuba diving which starts with a launch from either the Umkomaas River or Umkomaas Beach depending on the tide and conditions.

The first scuba dive today is on the Aliwal Shoal with the many species of shark including Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Guitar Sharks & Whitetip Reef Sharks. The second scuba dive will be a baited shark dive. Our baited shark dives take place on the southern end of the Aliwal Shoal. Whilst the main focus is on scuba diving with Tiger Sharks, we also often get other species of shark joining us on the dives including Blacktip Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Bull Sharks and sometimes other species.

Before the baited shark dive we will give a full briefing to help you to understand the sharks behaviour and how we behave in return. Tiger Sharks are very shy, they are also very inquisitive and intelligent animals which is why they are one of the ocean's apex predators and deserve the highest respect. We create an odour corridor to attract the Tiger Sharks.

After the shark diving we return to the dive lodge where there are hot showers and a secure wet-room to store your gear, ready for the next days shark diving. In the afternoons if the conditions allow we offer extra scuba diving or relax at the lodge, walk on the beach or visit local attractions.

In the evening enjoy dinner at the lodge, we have many B.B.Q. [known locally as a braai] nights or have dinner at one of the local restaurants, we will provide transport. Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort & Dive Centre, South Africa.

Scuba Diving with Round Ribbontail Rays Shark Diving with Bull Sharks Scuba Diving with Ragged Scorpion Fish Shark Diving with Tiger Sharks
Day 7 : Transfer to Durban International Airport.

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the lodge before being transferred to Durban International Airport for your flights.

Domestic and International Flights need to be planned accordingly to allow for check-in requirements of the airline!

Other transfers can also be arranged.

 


 

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For the complete itinerary just follow the link below.

Dates, Availability & Booking Information

To check dates and availability please select the YEAR that you require to join us.

Before booking flights please CONFIRM availability for the dates that you require.

We do try to keep the availability up-to-date but sometimes due to logistics we are not able to keep the availability current.