Some fun facts to make you look and feel like a boff! Humpback whales are part of the Baleen Whale Family. The collective noun for humpbacks is a herd, a gam, a pod or a school. A whale’s tail is called a fluke. Although we see them during the Sardine Run and they eat small […]
As the sardine run fever starts to become infectious, even the dolphins have caught on. Pilot shoals of Sardines have been spotted at Aliwal Shoal and Umkomaas launch site. What’s believed to have been Common Dolphins (not often seen in our parts) smashing a definite baitball of sorts right off the backline. The images below […]
With a strong North South Current and flat seas the Blue Ocean Divers are spoilt today with a very alive reef. All the usual culprits rays, eels, scorpion fish, turtles and a Ragged Tooth Shark. 25m viz and warm water, what’s not to Love about Aliwal Shoal. What will the second dive hold?
A day in the life of a diver at Blue Ocean Dive Resort starts with amazing diving in the morning where Ragged Tooth sharks surround you, Potato Bass come greet you, turtles fly by you and there are just too many fish to identify or mention. A quick shower and a breakfast leads you to […]