Shark Diving

Aliwal Shoal South Africa - Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique

Shark Diving at the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa and Ponta Do Ouro in Mozambique with ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Dive Resort!
Tiger Shark Bull Shark ScubaAddicts Mozambique Hammerhead Shark Silvertip Shark
Diving for Qualified Divers Only - No Dive Courses - No student divers restricting dives & dive sites!

Shark Diving

Aliwal Shoal South Africa

Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique


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Diving Ponta Do Ouro

ScubaAddicts Dive Centre & Resort

 

PLEASE NOTE : Our scuba diving packages are for Qualified Scuba Divers only!
We don't offer scuba dive courses so dive sites won't be restricted by student divers on the boats.

 

Our shark diving in Mozambique takes place on the reefs between Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli which offers some of the best shark diving and reef diving in Mozambique.

The Dive Sites range between 10-meters and 35-meters and are home to a huge variety of other marine life including many Shark species, Dolphin, Turtles, Manta Rays, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Ribbontail Rays, Moray Eels, Game Fish, Reef fish & more.

Our main focus is on scuba diving the shark reefs as this gives us the best of both world's and because we don't offer any dive courses, our dive sites are not restricted by having student or novice divers on the boat.

During the Humpback Whale migration, we often see these amazing animals breaching from the boat as well as from the main deck at our lodge which overlooks the ocean. We have also seen Humpback Whales on scuba dives!

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Shark Diving

We have a number of Shark reefs between Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli and the more we scuba dive the more dive sites we are finding. The shark diving in Mozambique offers a huge variety of shark species and in total we have seen 16-species of shark in Mozambique including the main sightings of Tiger Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Silvertip Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Grey Reef Sharks, Leopard Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks and Whale Sharks.

We have also seen other species of shark from time to time including Great White Sharks, Java Sharks, Spinner Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Nurse Sharks, Guitar Sharks and this year for the first time we even had a Ragged Tooth Shark which we normally see in South Africa.

The shark diving is mainly on our deeper dive sites. During your stay you will observe the sharks, learn how to identify the different species, understand the sharks behaviour and how sharks interpret your behaviour.

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Reef Diving

Although our shark diving is also on the reef, we have many other reefs between Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli which are also home to a huge variety of other marine life and offer some fantastic scuba dives with Dolphin, Turtles, Rays, Eels, Game Fish, Reef fish & more.

The area attacts a large number of pelagic fish which spend time on many of the reefs during the year.

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Bull Sharks

Bull Sharks are the highlight of the scuba diving on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique. We use different [non-baited] techniques to attract the Bull Sharks.

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Hammerhead Sharks

Hammerhead Sharks are seen on many scuba dives on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique. The dives are mid-water drifts and we generally see the Hammerhead Sharks between 8-meters and 20-meters.

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Tiger Sharks

Tiger Sharks grow up to about 6-metres, the average size is about 3-metres. The Tiger Sharks are often seen following large schools of game fish on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique - awesome!

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Whale Sharks

Whale Sharks can be seen whilst travelling to and from dive sites and occasionally we are lucky enough to see during a scuba dive on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique.

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Leopard Sharks

We generally see Leopard Sharks on the off-shore reefs, they are very shy but if approached slowly they won't swim away and they offer great photo opportunities.

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Blacktip Sharks

The Blacktip Sharks are very inquisitive and they often approach scuba divers offering some great sightings. They are fast and can often be seen as they approach the scuba divers.

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Silvertip Sharks

The Silvertip Sharks are inquisitive and they often approach divers. They are fast and can often be seen as they approach the scuba divers.

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Grey Reef Sharks

Grey Reef Sharks can be seen on many of the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique. The sharks are inquisitive and can often be seen cruising the reefs following the schools of game fish.

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Other Sharks

We also have a number of other species of sharks from time to time including Whale Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Java Sharks, Lesser Guitar Sharks, White-tip Reef Sharks & even on occasion Great White Sharks!

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Humpback Whales

Between April and November the annual Humpback Whale migration passes Ponta Do Ouro. The whales can often be seen from the boat between dives and during scuba dives we often hear the whale song which is amazing.

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Dolphin

We have a resident pod of Bottlenose Dolphin that can often be seen at Ponta Do Ouro. The dolphin often approach the boat and we often see them during a scuba dive.

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Manta Rays

We often see Manta Rays whilst scuba diving on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique. The Manta Rays vary in size from around 2-metres but can be as large as 6-metres.

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Eagle Rays

Eagle Rays are often seen on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique. During the scuba dives we see them on the outside edge as well as on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro.

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Round Ribbon-tail Rays

Round Ribbon-tail Rays can be seen on the sandy patches of the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique as well as in the current on the outside edge of the reefs. They can be a large as 3-metres in diameter and are sometimes in large groups.

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Honeycomb Rays

Honeycomb Rays are found on the sandy patches or we see them swimming in mid-water. These Rays are huge and make for some fantastic photo opportunities.

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Devil Rays

Devil Rays are often seen towards the end of the dives when we drift into deeper water. They can be in small groups of two to three but can also be in the hundreds.

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Ragged Scorpion fish

The reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique are home to many Ragged Scorpion fish. While you don't want to touch them, they offer some fantastic photo opportunities.

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Turtles

Turtles can be seen on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique, there are many species including Green Turtles, Hawksbill Turtles and Loggerhead turtles.

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Eels

We have a huge variety of moray eels found on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique including huge Honeycomb Eels, Geometric eels and Black-cheek moray eels.

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Potato Bass

Potato Bass are seen on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique and are generally very friendly and will often approach scuba divers.

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Game & Reef Fish

Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique we have a huge diversity of game and reef fish that can be seen during most scuba dives. We are often lucky enough to have schools of barracuda, king fish and even sometimes sailfish.

Shark Diving Packages

Our Shark Diving Packages include ALL Transfers, Accommodation & Shark Diving.

We offer a number of different scuba diving holiday packages at our dive centres in both South Africa & Mozambique.

All our scuba diving holiday packages are all fully guided by our ScubaAddicts team.

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From the moment you arrive we are your hosts, guides and dive guides for the duration of you stay with us.

 


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