Protea Banks – Shark Diving

Protea Banks – Shark Diving Special

Accommodation 6 nights and 10 dives:
7 x standard & 3 x baited dives.
From  ZAR 16 750 per person sharing.

Dive with tiger sharks
Dive with tiger sharks

Protea Banks Shark Diving – enjoy this great shark diving tour in 2017: Protea Banks is part of an extensive reef system some 8km offshore on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast. Protea Banks is recognised worldwide as one of the top shark diving destinations and this dive package should make any shark diving enthusiast extremely happy!

Protea Banks Shark Dive Package: Your shark diving package includes 10 dives on Protea Banks – 7 x drift dives over the reef and 3 x baited dives ! The exact dive sites depend on the season and recent shark activity.  Protea banks is famous for it’s Zambezi (bull) sharks and a baited dive on Protea Banks often provides divers with the chance to witness complex interactions between different shark species including tiger sharks, bull sharks, dusky sharks and blacktips.

Dive with Bull Sharks

All dives include tanks and weights. Additional dive equipment can be hired from the dive centre at a daily rate.  Divers meet for the first launch at 07h00 for 08h00 launch on weekdays. Dive sites and launch times will be confirmed at the dive centre the day before. Divers need to present an Advanced dive certification card and logbook showing a minimum of 20 dives to dive Protea Banks. Further dive training and Nitrox courses available on request.

Launches are through the surf on RIB’s (rigid inflatable boats) or “Ducks”. While the launch from Shelly Beach is more sheltered than other sites in South Africa it can be quite challenging on big surf days, so divers must be prepared for some excitement even before the dive !

Dive Accommodation
Dive Accommodation

Accommodation and meals: Your accommodation will be at one of our select self-catering accommodation options. You private en-suite rooms have access to shared kitchen and braai (barbeque) facilities, swimming pool and lounge areas where divers from around the world can meet and share stories. Meals can be made in the kitchen and/or braai area or you can go out on the town with over 50 local restaurants to choose from.

The Dive Center if fully equipped, offering quality rental gear and retail equipment and Nitrox, while the dive team and crew will ensure all of your diving requirements are catered for. 

Transfers and transportation:
Transfers to and from Durban Airport are included. Car Hire (not inc.) can be arranged as per your requirements should you wish to explore the local area. Car hire is highly recommended as this allows freedom to explore the area after diving.

Prices Exclude:  Personal expenses, all meals and drinks, additional equipment hire , insurance and anything else we haven’t mentioned.

Prices Include:  Accommodation, airport transfers, all dives as stated (tanks and weights only)

Terms and Conditions: Prices are correct at time of posting but may change at any time without notice with ZAR exchange fluctuations. Discounted rates available for groups on application . Payment in full secures booking. Please read full terms and conditions for all tours with Oceans Africa.

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