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Package 3 : 10-day Combination Package

South Africa and Mozambique

Shark Diving Aliwal Shoal and Ponta do Ouro

10-days / 9-nights / 14-dives

Aliwal Shoal, South Africa

Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique

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Package Overview

Starts : Durban Airport, South Africa.

Ends : Maputo Airport, Mozambique.

 

Our combination package includes Shark Diving in South Africa and Mozambique on the reefs of the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa and Ponta do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique.

Our South Africa & Mozambique package offers a huge variety of sharks, including our main species, Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Silvertip Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Guitar Sharks, Whitetip Reef Sharks, Grey Reef Sharks & Leopard Sharks.

Whilst our main attractions are Sharks, the reefs the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa are home to a huge variety of marine animals including Whales, Dolphin, Turtles, Mantas, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Moray Eels, Game Fish, Paperfish & much more!

 

Shark Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Ragged Tooth Sharks Scuba Diving with Bull Sharks Scuba Diving with Hammerhead Sharks

 

Why dive with ScubaAddicts?

We offer shark diving and scuba diving packages for qualified scuba divers only.

We don't offer ANY dive courses so your dives and dive sites are not restricted by student divers on the boats.

We focus on small groups which means better sightings and quality diving with fewer divers in the water.

On-site Dive Centre at Scubaaddicts Dive Resort means no transfers between accommodation and dive centre.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1 : Arrive Durban Airport -- Transfer & Overnight ScubaAddicts, Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.

Day 2 : 2 x Shark Dives Aliwal Shoal South Africa -- Overnight ScubaAddicts, Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.

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

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

Day 5 : Transfer from Aliwal Shoal to Ponta Do Ouro -- Overnight ScubaAddicts, Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

Day 6 : 2 x Shark Dives Ponta Do Ouro -- Overnight ScubaAddicts, Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

Day 7 : 2 x Shark Dives Ponta Do Ouro -- Overnight ScubaAddicts, Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

Day 8 : 2 x Shark Dives Ponta Do Ouro -- Overnight ScubaAddicts, Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

Day 9 : 2 x Shark Dives Ponta Do Ouro -- Overnight ScubaAddicts, Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

Day 10 : Transfer from Ponta Do Ouro to Maputo Airport.

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

 


 

Flight Requirements

Arrive : Durban Airport @ anytime

Depart : Maputo Airport between 10:00 [10am] and 18:00 [6pm]

We take care of airport transfers and all other transfers required during your stay with us.

Please do not book flights until you have confirmed availability and we are holding your space/s.

 


 

Transfers

Our packages include ALL transfers as per the itinerary.

Durban Airport <-----> ScubaAddicts Lodge South Africa

Aliwal Shoal <-----> Ponta Do Ouro

ScubaAddicts Lodge Mozambique <-----> Maputo Airport

 


 

Extend your Stay?

We offer the following options :

-- Big-5 Safari South Africa --

2019 Package Costs

Diver [sharing] : R22,800.00 [approx : €1,436 / £1,250]

Diver [single room] : R25,400.00 [approx : €1,600 / £1,393]

Non-Diver [sharing] : R14,400.00 [approx : €907 / £789]

 

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

Exchange Rates are based on R15.87 [Rand] to €1 [Euro] and R18.23 [Rand] to £1 [GBP] as at 09/11/2018

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

What's Included

Airport Transfers

ALL Local Transfers

4 x nights Accommodation Aliwal Shoal South Africa

5 x nights Accommodation Ponta Do Ouro

Daily Breakfast

6 x shark dives Aliwal Shoal South Africa

8 x shark dives Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique

Cylinders & Air-fills

Weight Belts & Weights

Diver Permits

Diver Reef Tax

 

What's Not Included

Flights & Taxes

Passports & Visas

Personal Insurance

Dive Gear [can be hired]

Lunches

Dinners

Drinks

Dates & Availability

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.

Detailed Itinerary

 

Day-1 : Arrival

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 Resort & Dive Centre which is situated in the diving town of Umkomaas about 80km from Durban Airport and about 50kms south of Durban.

When you arrive at ScubaAddicts Lodge & 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 Lodge & 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 to Day-4 : Shark Diving Aliwal Shoal

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

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

Our focus each day is to dive with sharks on the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa. The Aliwal Shoal is home to many species of shark including Tiger Sharks, Ragged Tooth Sharks, Blacktip Sharks, Bull Sharks, Hammerhead Sharks, Guitar Sharks & Whitetip Reef Sharks.

The Aliwal Shoal is also home to a huge variety of other marine life including 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 also two wrecks that we can scuba dive, the MV Produce [1974] & the Nebo [1884].

Each day we do a mixture or shark dives on the reefs or wrecks and also baited shark dives. 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 our shark dives, we will give a full briefing to help you to understand the sharks behaviour and how we behave in return.

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 at one of the local restaurants, we will provide transport.

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

 

Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Ragged Tooth Sharks Scuba Diving with Dusky Sharks Scuba Diving with Ragged Tooth Sharks

 

Day 5 : Transfer Aliwal Shoal to Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique -- Overnight ScubaAddicts Dive Resort, Mozambique.

Transfer from ScubaAddicts Dive Lodge at the Aliwal Shoal to ScubaAddicts Dive Lodge in Ponta Do Ouro.

We will assist with your Mozambique VISA at the border between South Africa and Mozambique. Visas cost approx. R750.00.

When we arrive at ScubaAddicts Lodge & Dive Centre in Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique, you will be checked into your room and you can spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach, at the pool or at the lodge. Ponta Do Ouro is a small village situated on miles of sandy beaches, it has a very chilled atmosphere with many small market stalls and some awesome restaurants and bars.

ScubaAddicts Dive Resort is in the centre of the village with awesome ocean views and a 2-minute walk to the beach.

In the evening enjoy a meal at either our dive lodge or one of the local restaurants in Ponta Do Ouro.

Overnight ScubaAddicts Lodge & Dive Centre in Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

 

Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique

 

Day-6 to Day-9 : Shark Diving Mozambique

2 x Shark Dives Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique -- Overnight Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

After breakfast we meet at the dive centre to kit-up our dive gear before heading to the beach to launch the boat for two scuba dives on the reefs of the Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli. On the way to the dive sites we look out for Whales and Dolphin.

Our focus during your stay is to scuba dive with sharks on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli which offer some of the best shark diving in the world. The main shark species that we scuba dive with include; 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 we have even had a Ragged Tooth Shark which we normally see in South Africa.

The reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique are also home to a huge diversity of other marine life including Whales, Dolphin, Turtles, Manta Rays, Devil Rays, Eagle Rays, Ribbontail Rays, Eels, Game Fish, Reef fish & more.

After the shark diving we return to the dive lodge where there are hot showers and a secure wet-room to store your gear.

In the afternoons if the conditions allow we offer extra scuba dives on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro. You can also spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge, walking on the beach or visiting a local attraction.

In the evening enjoy a meal at either our dive lodge or one of the local restaurants in Ponta Do Ouro.

Overnight ScubaAddicts ScubaAddicts Lodge & Dive Centre in Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique.

 

Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Hammerhead Sharks Scuba Diving with Potato Bass Scuba Diving with Bull Sharks

 

Day 10 : Departure.

Airport Transfer to Maputo Airport.

Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to Maputo Airport in time for your flight.

You can depart from Maputo International between 10:00 [10am] and 18:00 [6pm].

Other transfers can also be arranged.

 

* Package can also end in Durban, South Africa [requires overnight in Durban Hotel].

Extend your Stay?

We offer the following options :

-- Big-5 Safari South Africa --

If you are booking our Big-5 Safari extension then flights in and out of Durban are the best option.

Dates & Availability

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.

Accommodation Aliwal Shoal

Our Aliwal Shoal accommodation is at ScubaAddicts Dive Resort in Umkomaas, South Africa and is at perfect for scuba diving Aliwal Shoal.

Every room at ScubaAddicts Resort & Dive Centre has 100% ocean views over-looking the Indian Ocean, miles of sandy beaches and the Aliwal Shoal.

Our on-site dive centre means no daily transfers between your Aliwal Shoal accommodation and dive centre!

Just wake-up, roll out of bed and go shark diving - awesome!

 

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

 

Facilities

Every Room has 100% ocean views.

FREE Wi-Fi Internet Access.

On-site dive centre.

Transport is available at the lodge.

Miles of sandy beaches.

Swimming Pool.

Beachfront Lodge.

Satellite TV [DSTV].

Local Excursions.

Laundry Service.

Accommodation Ponta Do Ouro

ScubaAddicts Lodge & Dive Centre is located in Ponta Do Ouro, Mozambique. Every room has air-conditioning and has ensuite facilities with showers.

We have awesome views over-looking the ocean and is perfectly situated for scuba diving on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro in Mozambique.

Our on-site dive centre means no local transfers between the accommodation and the dive centre, just wake-up, roll out of bed and go shark diving.

 

Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique Dive Resort in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique

 

Facilities

Every Room is air-conditioned

Wi-Fi & Internet Access is available

On-site Dive Centre

Miles of sandy beaches

Swimming Pool

Beach Access from the Lodge

Laundry Service Available

Diving Aliwal Shoal

We offer daily shark diving on the reefs of the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa.

The reefs are home to a huge variety of marine animals including Sharks, Dolphin, Turtles, Rays, Eels, Game Fish, many species of reef fish & more!

Water temperature ranges between 23C and 25C during our summer [September to May] and to 20C and 22C in our winter [June to August].

 

Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Round Ribbontail Ray Shark Diving with Bull Sharks Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks

 

Shark Diving

The Aliwal Shoal is situated about 5-kms from the small diving town of Umkomaas and is rated as one of the top shark diving sites in the world.

Each day we do a mixture or shark dives on the reefs or wrecks and also baited shark dives. 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 our shark dives, we will give a full briefing to help you to understand the sharks behaviour and how we behave in return.

During your stay you will get to observe the sharks, learn how to identify the different species, understand the sharks behaviour and understand how sharks interpret your behaviour in return.

 

Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Blacktip Sharks Scuba Diving with Leopard Sharks Scuba Diving with Hammerhead Sharks

 

Reef Diving

The Aliwal Shoal is home to a huge variety of marine life including Sharks, 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.

Reef diving takes place all year and we have loads of very special unique species [e.g. Paper Fish].

Join us for the ultimate scuba diving adventure at the Aliwal Shoal in South Africa.

 

Scuba Diving with Honeycomb Rays Scuba Diving with Ragged Scorpion Fish Scuba Diving with Ribbontail Rays Scuba Diving with Turtles

 

Humpback Whales

Between July and November the annual Humpback Whale migration passes the Aliwal Shoal.

We see the Humpback Whales daily from the boats and also from the dive resort and sometimes we are lucky enough to have the Humpback Whales approch us whilst we are scuba diving.

 

Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales

Diving Ponta Do Ouro

We offer daily shark diving on the reefs of Ponta do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique.

The reefs are home to a huge variety of marine animals including Sharks, Dolphin, Turtles, Rays, Eels, Game Fish, many species of reef fish & more!

Water temperature ranges between 24C and 26C during our summer [September to May] and to 22C and 25C in our winter [June to August].

 

Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Round Ribbontail Ray Shark Diving with Bull Sharks Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks

 

Why dive with us in Mozambique?

NO Dive Courses so your dive sites and dives will not be restricted by having student divers on the boat.

On-site Dive Centre at Scubaaddicts Dive Resort means no transfers between accommodation and dive centre.

Smaller groups, so better sightings and quality diving!

 

Shark Diving with Whale Sharks Scuba Diving with Devil Rays Scuba Diving with Turtles Shark Diving with Blacktip Sharks

 

Shark Diving

We offer daily shark diving on reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli in Mozambique.

Our main season for shark diving in Mozambique is September to June, sharks are found mainly on the deeper reefs.

Our shark diving in Mozambique offers a huge variety of shark species on the reefs of Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli, 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 shark species including Great White Sharks, Java Sharks, Spinner Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Nurse Sharks, Guitar Sharks and Ragged Tooth Sharks which we normally see in South Africa.

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.

 

Scuba Diving with Tiger Sharks Scuba Diving with Blacktip Sharks Scuba Diving with Leopard Sharks Scuba Diving with Hammerhead Sharks

 

Reef Diving

We have a huge number of reefs between Ponta Do Ouro, Ponta Malongane & Ponta Mamoli which range in depth from 10-meters to 30-meters.

The reefs are home to a huge variety of marine life including Sharks, 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.

Reef diving takes place all year and we have loads of very special unique species [e.g. Frog Fish].

Join us for the ultimate scuba diving adventure in Ponta Do Ouro Mozambique.

 

Scuba Diving with Dolphin Scuba Diving with Geometric Eels Scuba Diving with Ribbontail Rays Scuba Diving with Spanish Dancers

 

Humpback Whales

Between July and November the annual Humpback Whale migration passes Mozambique.

We see the Humpback Whales daily from the boats and also from the dive resort and sometimes we are lucky enough to have the Humpback Whales approch us whilst we are scuba diving.

 

Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales Scuba Diving with Humpback Whales

Dates & Availability

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.