Beach & Dive Spots

Unique experiences both above and below the water...

Overview

Sadly, a great beach doesn’t mean it’s a great dive spot as well. But sometimes the stars are all aligned in your favour for a glorious experience both above and below the water…..

Check out our diving pages for some of the top diving destinations. Here we mention some unique favourites...

In the far north of Mozambique is the remote Quirimbas Archipelago, idyllic tropical islands with powdery coral shores and unspoilt diving opportunities. Some islands are tiny and uninhabited. Others are home to fishing communities as well as some small low-key luxury lodges.

Quirimbas diving

The pristine sub-tropical beaches such as Mabibi in northern KwaZulu Natal of South Africa have been left undiscovered by divers. This is due to their relative lack of accessibility. So here the pristine reefs offer a quality diving experience in a true wilderness environment. Enjoy spectacular coral formations and a bewildering range of beautiful reef fish as well as turtles, manta ray, dolphins and sharks.

South Africa diving spots - Coastal Maputaland

Lake Malawi is one of the world's top spots for fresh water scuba diving. No salt to wash off, no weight belts, no currents. At 450 metres above sea-level it ticks the box for diving at altitude too. Plus you can easily combine diving with a safari either in Malawi itself or in the South Luangwa Park of Zambia.

Lake Malawi diving

Highlights

  • Diverse choice of diving destinations off the African coast.
  • Most of our diving areas have warm water year round

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