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Scuba Diving in Sodwana Bay, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

Visibility:
15- 40m/49-131ft
Depth:
10 -120m / 32-393ft
Water Temperatures:
24-28°C/75.2-82.4°F in summer and 20°C/68°F during winter
The Elephant coast is located at the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. The spot is extended inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.

The Elephant coast is an extraordinary untamed area, promising an unforgettable adventure with amazing scenic beauty and unique experiences.

The warm currents from Mozambique provide with great coral development and extensive reef, just perfect for scuba diving in Sodwana Bay. The reef are the most southerly coral reefs in the world with almost 100 species of hard and soft coral and over 1200 marine species.

Dive site depth ranges from 10 -120 m / 32-393 ft with visibility at 15- 40 m/49-131 ft. Water temperatures are at 24-28°C/75.2-82.4°F during the summer and 20°C/68°F during winter, rendering it an all year round activity. Best times to dive however are from November through to May, with October and February promising whale shark sightings.

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