Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals, forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef at almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.
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Scuba Diving in Giant’s Castle Reef, Tofo Beach, Inhambane Mozambique
Giant’s Castle Reef in Tofo Beach, in the west part of Barra Peninsula, is a boat entry dive site with unpredictable currents and suitable only for the advance divers. Divers with experience in negative entry techniques and diving in strong currents would be totally in their element to perform their activity. This reef is made up of a 6-7 m/19-23 ft wall which runs for 2 km/1.2 mi long.
The wall drops from a height of 26-33 m/85-108 ft and runs from north to south. Visibility here stands between 10-30 m/33-98 ft with reef ledge, covered in nooks and crannies which hide an abundance of life. Although the Giant’s Castle reef is overlooked by divers, it offers a stunning dive when conditions are right. Expected marine life here include the great barracuda, Kingfish, various rays, Blue Marlin just to mention a few.
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This package is for students between the ages of 18 and 25 and is valid for travel between 1 Nov and 13 December on set departure dates. It includes return transport from JHB to Ponta Do Ouro and back, 6 nights accommodation ocean safari, quad bike cruise and a paintball session.
This is a brilliant way to discover the amazing world of diving. Professionals will take you through all the safety, do’s and don’t of Scuba diving, after which they will let you have a feel of underwater breathing.. the price also includes one sea dive.