Rocktail Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Rocktail Bay is one of South Africa's premier diving spots and is also ranked as one of the best places in the world to dive. The bay got its name after a trawling ship, the Rocktail, was wrecked offshore.
Today, Rocktail Bay is known for its unspoiled dive spots. iSimangaliso Wetland Park's coral reefs are sustained by the warm, nutrient-rich waters of the Agulhas Current - creating some of the world's best diving spots. Rocktail Bay is also known for its popularity amongst loggerhead and leatherback turtles that come here to lay their eggs on the sandy beaches.
Pineapple Reef at Rocktail Bay is home to a variety of anemones with clownfish, domino fish and porcelain crabs; moray eels, stingrays and large schools of fish. Seasonal visitors to the reef include grey reef and tiger sharks, manta rays and ragged-tooth sharks.
Mokarran Dive Charters
Tel: +27 84 953 0487
Address: Rocktail Camp, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal
To find out more about scuba diving at Rocktail Bay, visit the Mokarran Dive Charters website.