The Aliwal Shoal - Shark Diving Destination
Aliwal Shoal Scuba has been running south of Durban in Umkomaas, South Africa since 1985 and is the First PADI Gold Palm Scuba Diving Resort in South Africa. We have all the amenities needed to make your stay a memorable one, with a Jacuzzi, tide pool, DSTV and tea and coffee available in all rooms. With some of the best diving in the world and a team of awesome staff, we’ll keep you busy and wanting to come back. We have accommodation for divers and non-divers, and a range of all-inclusive dive packages to choose from. Contact us today for pricing and availability!
Aliwal Shoal - Underwater National Park
Let your adventure start! Learn more about what the shoal has to offer.
Summer and Winter Diving
Being in a sub-tropical border, we get the best of both climatic conditions with all varieties of tropical and sub-tropical fish visiting our reef all year round.
Daily Cage Shark Dive Experience
We go out everyday, even if its for a small group. It's one of the best adventure activities available on the south coast. Non-swimmers also welcome!
PADI Open Water Courses
We train on a per person basis, so each student has one-on-one training, helping you each step of the way, to becoming PADI certified.
The Port St John's Sardine Run
Each year we go to Port St John's, well known as one of the best sardine / baitball diving in the world. 2017 was a cracker year with amazing dives.
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