Category Archives: #divefit

Sea Turtles in South African Waters

The majestic creatures we all strive to see.   Did you know that there are only seven species of sea turtles in the Earth’s seas? If you live to see a turtle on a dive you’ll be pleased to know that five of these seven species of turtles can be found in waters surrounding South […]

Trip Alert! Sodwana (20 – 24 September 2019)

Sodwana Bay lies on the northern coast of South Africa. It is South Africa’s first World Heritage site and is home to the southernmost coral reefs in Africa. It is Scuba Diving Shangri-La. The Indian ocean is soothingly warm and the beaches are covered with scuttling crabs. Scuba-diving in Sodwana Bay is Finding Nemo in […]

Trip Alert! Aliwal Shoal, Umkomaas (8 – 11 August 2019)

Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This area is in the path of the annual Humpback Whale migration when they travel north give birth. August is the time of year when the sardine run dissipates and the whales get ready to […]

Umkomaas Tech Diving 14 – 23 June 2019

Tech 40, 45, 50   Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. […]

Umkomaas Diving Trip: 14 – 17 June 2019

Shark and Wreck Diving   Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. […]

Trip Alert! Umkomaas 19-22 April 2019

  Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. You’ll never be bored […]

Handling the Hair

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Single or double lenses?

What type of mask do you prefer? Single lense mask or double pane mask? Why do you prefer this type of mask? It differs from person to person, from diver to diver. As for me I prefer a single lense mask because it feels like I see more with the single lense. When I dive […]

SHARKS

What do you think about sharks? How do you feel about a lot of sharks being vulnerable and endangered? In all the the worlds water there are Around 440 Known Species of Sharks! There are many iconic species of sharks – the Great White in the film Jaws was burned into popular culture, for better and for […]

ADVANCED OPEN WATER COURSE

You don’t have to be “advanced” to take the PADI Advanced Open Water Course. You see it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while […]