Sodwana Bay – Best dive sites in the world.
Rated among the top 10 dive sites in the world, Sodwana Bay truly is a diver’s dream….
Sodwana Bay boasts some of the most southern coral reefs in the world and as such offers incredible diversity – although it is only a fraction of the size of the Great Barrier Reef, it is estimated to contain more than two thirds of the fish species. This 50 km long reef complex is estimated to be more than 400 years old.
Whether you are Scuba diving or snorkeling there is so much to see -more than 95 species of hard and soft corals, 1200 species of fish, turtles, manta rays and much more. An encounter with one of the oceans big creatures on your drive to the further dive sites is also very likely – frolic with the playful bottlenose dolphins, swim with an incredible whale-shark and observe the mighty humpback whales as they migrate past Sodwana Bay ~ South Africa.
Visibility varies depending on the season and conditions, this can vary anywhere from 5 to 40 meters, with a average of about 12-15 meters. The water temperature in winter generally averages around 22 degrees °C and in summer the temperature can get as high as 28 degrees °C.
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