Sodwana Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Sodwana Bay, one of the most popular diving spots in the world, is considered a scuba diving Shangri-La. The reef system of Sodwana Bay is believed to be about 80 000 years old and contains many caves, overhangs and pinnacles.
The reef is home to some 1200 known species of fish, as well as invertebrates, turtles, rays and sharks, and seasonal sightings of whale sharks (Dec-Feb), humpback whales (June-Oct), ragged-tooth sharks (Dec-Feb), and nesting sea turtles (Dec - Feb).
Seven Mile Reef is one of the most popular sites to dive in Sodwana. The reef, which is regularly featured as a top ten site in diving magazines, features numerous fish species, spectacular drop-offs and coral formations. Ranging from 16 to 24 metres, Seven Mile will leave an indelible impression on any diver.
Tel: +27 33 345 6531
Address: Camp F, iSimangaliso Wetlands Park, Sodwana
To find out more about scuba diving at Sodwana Bay, visit the Coral Divers website.