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Blue Ocean Dive Resort offers Baited Shark dives as a once in a lifetime experience, swim amongst these Apex Predators, Oceanic Black Tips, Tigers Sharks, Bull Sharks and sometimes even Hammerheads and Duskies. You will leave completely elated and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Reynolds Street, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
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+27 39 973 0456
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

stayed with these guys for a short visit .found them very helpful and easy to get on with .accommodation not bad as at least you could get a few channels on the tv so worth using. windows need some work but secure and barred for...More

Thank veggyWales
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hello veggyWales, While we wish you had meant this review for us sadly it's not. We're so happy you had a great stay with Aliwal Shoal Scuba (assumed by the mention of hammocks and the skipper's name, Andrew). Perhaps you'd like to cancel this review...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Blue Ocean Dive Resort is a real gem and the combination of dive center + hotel + restaurant + bar all in one place makes it unique in Umkomaas. The super friendly owners Gary Snodgrass and Nicki Gibson run a fantastic dive resort that caters...More

Thank HenrikDenmarkEU
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aaaaaaaah!!!! Henrik!!! Thank you so much for the awesome review! We had such a great time with you and the rest of the gang! Looking forward to another awesome adventure with you all soon!

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We are happy to stay with Blue Ocean Dive resort. All the staff with owner are very positive, energetic, they really care about their clients and their wishes. Also it is the best place in Umcomaas where you can enjoy food, disco and atmosphere. prices...More

Thank Anna M
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Spaciba Anna!!! :) :) :) Thank you so much for the review! We missed you from the moment you left! you brought us such good luck on your dives. We really hope we see the 2 of you again! SOON!!!

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I took my 12 year old son for a Dive. Blue Ocean was most professional. Equipment is in good condition. The skipper and dive master were highly experienced and inspired confidence. Exactly what you want when taking your loved ones. Great dive with good visibility...More

Thank Brem P
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you so much for the review Brem! We're so happy you and your son had such awesome conditions and that our staff was part of the great experience! Makes our hearts really happy when we see families dive together. Hopefully we'll see you both...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We really loved our stay at blue ocean and were sad to leave. It is one of the most professional dive centers we have seen and since both of us work in diving we have seen many.. 😁 top organisation and great briefings. Loved the...More

Thank ChickenPie1985
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Yaaaaaaaaaay!!! Thank you for the review Chicken Pie!!! Hopefully it won't be too long before we see you 2 again. Either by us coming to visit your resort or you coming this way again! We had an awesome time with you both :)

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Gary, the owner is 'hands-on' with his business, both on the diving side and the Hotel accommodation as well as the Bar and Restaurant area. The food (Especially the Sirloin Steak)...the very BEST in Kwazulu-Natal. Highly recommended.

Thank Ian L
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank You so much for your review!!! We're so happy that we've made it onto your Favourites list! Can't wait to see you again for delicious steak and fantastic diving! Gary, Nicki and the team

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Wow... So i qualified as an open water diver on Friday and on Saturday I had my first dive with Blue Ocean. I was with an awesome team of Divers that really showed care for me as I had mentioned its my first dive. My...More

Thank tadiwat1
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Helllllllooooooooo Tadiwa!!! We're SOOOOOOOO happy you had such a great time and that Shannie was able to assist in giving you the BEST experience!!! :) :) :) Hopefully you'll come back soon and we can show you some more Aliwal Awesomeness!

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We snorkeled with sharks, the staff was very profesional, the diving equipment was clean, had stuff for every shape and size. All in all a great experience, would truly recomend to anybody who enjoys water activities

Thank Loreto A
blueocean2015, Owner at Blue Ocean Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hellllllllloooooo Loreto!!! We're so happy you had such a great time with ys and our sharkies. Hope this means we'll see you and the crew again soon!!!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were looking for nice pizza, which were delicious. The venue though were not that nice as the smokers smoke next tot the non smokers area and all the sides of the deck were closed. Will go back but not for supper, rather when sides...More

Thank Hester741
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Opted for accommodation as well as a two tank dive. The accommodation was very basic but adequate to our needs for this stay. The hotel is quirky and clearly has a history which is felt in the wooden floors and long corridors. Guests seemed to...More

Thank NauticalVoyager
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