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DOLPHIN REEF

Average Depth : 12 metres

Max. Depth : 25 metres

Features : Soft corals, sponges, rays and skates.  A reef off Umdloti also featuring turtles and sharks. It expanse is more than 2 kilometres which includes a number of dives that feature overhangs, ledges and plenty to see.  It is a 15 - 20 minute boat ride and an excellent dive when there is good visibility.

THE TRAWLER

Average Depth :  18 metres

Max. Depth : 27 metres

Features :  An artificial reef ( a Mozambiquan trawler) offers the not often seen pineapple fish and many other species including baitfish.

THE T-BARGE

Average Depth : 20 metres

Max. Depth :  27 metres

Features :  Another ship sunk to form artificial reef.  Originally a T-Barge that sunk in 1990 off Virginia, it boast rays, skates, butterflyfish and kingfish (and many more - approx 90 species) to be seen. It is a boat dive and takes approximately 15 - 20 minutes to reach the wreck.  

LIGHTHOUSE REEF

Average Depth :  10 metres

Max. Depth :  12 metres

Features : Eels, skates and a wide variety of tropical fish including batfish and angelfish.

FAME WRECK

Average Depth :  12 metres

Max. Depth :  19 metres

Features : Situated just off Ballito, the Fame sank in May 2000.  Bursting with fish life and colour, it makes a very interesting dive. It is a 30 - 45 minutes boat ride, and penetration possible on a calm day.

LA MERCY REEF

Average Depth :  12 metres

Max. Depth :  16 metres

Features :  A wide array of marine life and enjoyable dive.

CUDO LEDGE

Average Depth : 30 metres

Max. Depth :  35 metres

Features : This is a very good game fish reef, and is renowned for its Zambezi sharks!  Many turtles can be sighted here as well.  It is a Boat Dive and the trip there is between 15 and 20 minutes.  

GERRIE'S COVE

Average Depth : 17 metres

Max. Depth :  25 metres

Features : A lovely s and we always come across small reef sharks, turtles, octopus, etc.

NUMBER ONE FISHING GROUND

Average Depth : 30 metres

Max. Depth : 35  metres

Features : A deep reef off the harbour. Here we come across big game fish and schools of hammerheads.

FONTAO TRAWLER

Average Depth :  17 metres

Max. Depth :  27 metres

Features : Wreck Dive - The Fontao is an old Mozambiquan fishing trawler. The most amazing thing about the wreck is the huge amount of fish life - over 80 species and literally clouds of fish huddled on the wrecks in great concentrations. You can penetrate the wreck, and even go below the level of the sand inside the wreck. It is a great site for all divers from open water (who stay near the top) to technical wreck divers who can penetrate. It's also a short boat ride, (5-10min).

 
 

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