SA’s Top ocean adventures
With over 3000km of coastline, South Africa offers a world of opportunity for those wanting to experience the deep blue, and get a little wet… here are our top ocean adventures:
Shark cage diving
For those looking for the ultimate ocean adventure, you can’t get more extreme than submerging yourself into a metal cage in the water, to get up close and personal with a Great White! Shark cage diving has shown phenomenal growth in popularity in the last few years, with more and more people keen to take the chance of an encounter with the ocean’s most feared predators.
The Western Cape is notorious for its windy summer days, but for kitesurfing junkies, this offers perfect conditions to hit the waves.
With three quarters of the country being surrounded by coastline, South Africa offers an awesome variety of locations to experience sea life from a decidedly closer vantage point.
Every year, thousands of gentle giants make their way to South African shores to mate and calve. The Western Cape is a hot spot for whale watching, with areas such as False Bay, Mossel Bay and of course, the small coastal town of Hermanus, becoming popular tourist destinations during that time.