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Aliwal Shoal Adventures

1 Golf Course Road | Widenham, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
+27 84 503 1228
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Shark dive experience

Went for a few days to do some awesome shark diving (sans cages) - the DM was very professional and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Chris B
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Cape Town
Scuba Diving

I have more than 20 dives in my log book and I have dived in different countries in Europe... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Sten T
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No politics, just diving! Aliwal Shoal is rated as one of the top 10 dive sites in the world. Our team, who have years of experience are here to give you the best diving adventure on the Aliwal Shoal, whether you are an experienced or novice diver. We are situated in Umkomaas, a small coastal village on the Kwazulu Natal south coast. Looking for a bit of adventure then contact us to tailor make your next dive trip. From scuba diving Aliwal Shoal to the more adrenalin filled shark dive. We also specialise in the more exclusive dives where you can book the boat for private dives.
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16 Oct 2017
“Shark dive experience”
5 Nov 2016
“Scuba Diving”
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Golf Course Road | Widenham, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
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+27 84 503 1228
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went for a few days to do some awesome shark diving (sans cages) - the DM was very professional and the dive leader knew a lot about sharks - one of the top experiences in my life - being that close to 5 massive tiger...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

I have more than 20 dives in my log book and I have dived in different countries in Europe, Indonesia, Egypt, North-America, but this dive to Raggie's Cave was the best in my life. I saw there rays, ragged tooth sharks, dolphins, turtle and other...More

Thank Sten T
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AliwalShoalAdventure, Owner at Aliwal Shoal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

It was awesome meeting you Sten and having the opportunity to dive with you and show you Aliwal Shoal. Looking forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nobody handles a dive boat like Emil, and there is a great professional-yet-relaxed feel to diving with ASA. Really enjoyed the morning out, not to mention the good post-dive hang with E and M. Some old-school stuff going on here, which made the whole experience...More

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AliwalShoalAdventure, Owner at Aliwal Shoal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

It was awesome meeting you and getting to dive with you😉

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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

If you wish, dream and live for wildlife, you probably exclude sharks in your minds just because of movies, reflex or peer pressure. Now there is something misconstrued about this type of thinking and the answer in just here at Aliwal. You go for observations...More

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AliwalShoalAdventure, Owner at Aliwal Shoal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2016

It was awesome meeting you

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Reviewed 29 October 2015

Compared to other dive centres Aliwal Shoal Adventures is a different league (as a reference: have dived with 23 dive centres (4 continents, 14 countries)). Emel is all round very experienced (diver, captain, marine life, etc). And very passionate about it all as well! Michèle...More

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michellep1966, Owner at Aliwal Shoal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2015

Hi, thank you so much for the review, it was awesome meeting you and diving with you!

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Reviewed 11 April 2015

Does what it says on the tin. Very professional and friendly dive centre - not particularly fancy but everything necessary. Really know what they're doing when it comes to shark dives - what an experience!

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michellep1966, Owner at Aliwal Shoal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2015

Hi, thank you so much for the review, it was awesome meeting you and diving with you!

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Reviewed 1 April 2015

4 of our family went scuba diving and had a wonderful time. Some were experienced divers and one had her first open-water dive. They thoroughly enjoyed the experience and had some amazing encounters. AND, for any other overweight old ladies who are scared of the...More

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michellep1966, Owner at Aliwal Shoal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2015

Hi, thank you so much for the review, it was awesome meeting you and diving with you!

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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Wonderful dive experience with Michelle and Emil. It doesnt have big flash office with lots of dive equipment you dont need, but what it does have is probabley the most experienced DIver in Emil in the area. They showed great consideration to us by not...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

What an experience....... I realised that there would be some challenges for me with my first ocean dive and buoyoncy problem. But thanx to the family of Aliwal Shoal Adventures I had an awesome experience. See you guys definitely soon again for more!!

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

For anyone interested in diving at Aliwal Shoal. Get in touch with this wonderful and homely family at Aliwal Shoal Adventures. The name says it all and you will be most gladly that you do get in touch with them. Friendliness and helpfulness like you...More

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