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The Unlimited Aliwal Diving Adventure The Unlimited Aliwal Diving Adventure


The Aliwal Shoal Unlimited Dive Package has been designed for the more adventurous diver looking to do more than just the normal reef dive experience. It is unlimited because, weather and surf conditions allowing, you are not limited to a number of dives per day. If we can launch, and you want to dive, WE DIVE!!

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Sardine Run Ocean Safari Sardine Run Ocean Safari

Sardine Run Ocean Safari. A Photographer’s dream and an animal lovers miracle: The Sardine Run occurs between late May and July along the east coast of Africa, when millions of sardines migrate from the Cape to Mozambique.

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PADI Gap Year Career Development PADI Gap Year Career Development

Our PADI Gap Year Career Development Program is unique in that it offers entry into the program at any time to any level of diver. It offers combination training from experiential diving at Aliwal Shoal, successfully running a dive centre, logistics, stock management, staff management…the list goes on. Candidates simply get the best training and maximum exposure to not just the fun side, but also the business end of diving, ensuring an experienced candidate that is ready for a career in the diving industry!

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Blue Ocean Dive Resort

Aliwal Shoal, Umkomaas

South Africa

Blue Ocean Dive Resort is the only choice for your Scuba Diving holiday at Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast. Let us WOW you with our spectacular service, friendly and professional staff, 100% safety record and superior boats and equipment!!! Everyone checks in as clients, but leave as friends. Check out what our friends have to say about us on Tripadvisor

Blue Ocean Is the only Resort that offers:

  • Safe and secure private parking (Park and forget, you wont need your car till you leave again)
  • Fully Serviced Hotel (comfortable and relaxed, everything a diver needs)
  • Fully Licensed Restaurant and Bar (relax on our sea-view deck and enjoy a cold beverage and best meal on the south coast while socialising and checking out all the photo’s of the other divers from the days dives)
  • State-of-the-art Dive Center with Retail sales (everything that any Diver will need, from Nitrox fills to a Camera clip)
  • Blue Ocean is the only Dive Center that has:

  • 3 x 8m Rubber Duck Boats, all with Brand New Suzuki Motors (as we are the only dive center with 3 boats, you will never miss a dive due to technical issues)
  • Dedicated Dive Boats means experienced divers, new divers and students are always separated on individual         boats
  • 2 full time Shark Guides (your shark diving experience will be safe, and, nothing short of spectacular!!)
  • 4 full time Dive Masters (We pride ourselves in Dive Masters with the best knowledge of Aliwal Shoal, we call them         the Pizza Man – you order they deliver)
  • 3 full time Instructors (Whatever your diving course requirements are, we have it covered)
  • Blue Ocean is the only company that can offer:

  • Packages to individuals that we will tailor to your specific needs
  • No set dates, we tailor the package around YOUR dates
  • We can accommodate large groups, Max 60 Pax
  • An Aliwal Shoal Unlimited Dive Package
  • Shark Adventure Package
  • Sardine Run Ocean Safari
  • SO WHAT YOU WAITING FOR!!!! CONTACT US SO WE CAN GO DIVING TOGETHER!!!!!!