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African Dive Adventures has been diving on Protea Banks, a world renowned shark-diving reef of the East Coast of South Africa (Kwazulu Natal) since 1994. If you are an experienced diver and would like to enjoy the thrill of spectacular diving with sharks, then you have arrived at the right address! Dive center offers responsible fun diving for divers who like to be treated as adults. You will be given a lot of underwater freedom to enjoy yourself to the fullest. African Dive Adventures will guide you professionally and safely on reef and let you interact with sharks and other marine animals wi... read more thout coming to harm
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From Durban Airport on the N2 freeway south, past Port Shepstone. Exit Shelly Beach and drive all the way down hill towards the sea. At the traffic lights turn right into the R620 and drive all the way through Shelly Beach past the Shelly Centre Shopping Mall on your left. Approximately 700m after the shopping complex you see a big bridge in front of you. Turn left into our car park immediately before the bridge.
If you come from Margate of the southerly direction you tak...Continue readinge the Margate/Uvongo exit on the R61 and proceed down to the traffic lights. There you turn left into the R620. This road is also known as Marine Drive and is our main South Coast Road. From here you drive in a northerly direction until you get to a big bridge at St. Michaels on Sea. Cross the bridge and turn immediately afterwards right into our car park
|Instructors & Dive masters||All dive masters are completely familiar with Protea Banks. They are all well trained and experienced in any possible emergency. They actually have written protocols for any situation out of the normal. All diveguides are familiar with them|
|Number of Dive Guides||3|
|Equipment Description||The storeroom at the Shelly Beach Ski Boat Club houses everything you need for diving.
The following rental gear is available right there :
- 10 regulators of various manufacturers DIN and INT
- 12 bcds ranging from XS to XL ( all bcds have an smb )
- 25 neopren suits ranging from XS to XXL, male and female, from 5mm
- 30 dive cylinders sizes from 10l to 15l, steel and aluminium, DIN and INT
- Fins, Booties, Masks, Weights, Belts, Hoodies - all no...Continue readingrmally available sizes
African Dive Adventures operates 3 Ribs ( ridgid inflatable boat ) and can accommodate 30 divers at a time.Each boat is licensed for 10 passengers plus two staff. The skippers that will take you out to the reef are all well experienced and SAMSA certified.( South African Maritime Safety Authority ) These boats all carry oxygen and the relevant safety equipment like distress flares,lifejackets,spares and tools.
All boats carry a Seaworthy Certificate that is has to be ren...Continue readingewed on an annual basis.
Each of our boats is fitted with 2 x 85HP Yamaha outboard motors which give us the speed and power to safely navigate our way through the surf. All motors are kept in top mechanical condition at all times. Everytime a boat leaves the harbour, it gets fully refuelled to 100l. This is more than twice as much as needed
|Number of boats||3|
|Check-in time||At 7h00 am meeting at Dive Centre|
|Seasonality||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS||Certification Card|
|Accepted Payment Methods||