The island nation of Maldives is found in the Indian Ocean, southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea or Lakshadweep Sea. Comprised of more than a thousand islands grouped in 26 atolls, it enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid days and temperatures around 24-33°C/75-91°F year-round. The southwest Monsoon brings significant rain to the area from April to October, particularly June to August. Don't let the rain deter you from visiting though, as what you can suspect from the coconut palm and the yellow-fin tuna, symbols of this island nation, the Maldives is a paradise on earth synonym to memorable experiences!
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Scuba Diving in Santos Reef, Mossel Bay, Western Cape South Africa
Santos Reef is shallow sheltered reef forming the western border of Mossel Bay’s swimming beach. The spot is a shore entry one with the bottom comprising of rock, reef and sand. Within a short boats ride, it leads to an amazing and breathtaking garden of feather-worms, octopus, sea fans, redbait and massive schools of blacktail. On the reef’s edge is where you can find “sand-dollar”.
Diving depths here range from 2-7 m/6.5-23 ft with good visibility although during summer months it can get as low as 1 m/3 ft. Diving here is doable under most conditions and the spot accommodates all levels of divers, being also a perfect location for divers training.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!