JOIN US FOR SHARK, REEF AND WRECK ADVENTURES ON ALIWAL SHOAL
Crystal Divers is located in Scottburgh, Kwa Zulu Natal, 30 minutes south of Durban. Scottburgh is the gateway to Aliwal Shoal and the pristine Southern Reefs. Situated in the center of the Aliwal Shoal Marine Protected Area, Scottburgh offers the shortest passage to the crown area of Aliwal Shoal and also the little-visited Southern Reef Systems. Check our dive packages below and come dive with the best shark diving outfit in Africa.
Crystal Divers specializes in Shark Encounter Adventures including baited shark dives, baited shark snorkeling, and baited shark boat rides. Aliwal Shoal offers the best shark encounters in Africa. As one of the world's shark diving hotspots, the Marine Protected Area of Aliwal Shoal is home to a variety of shark species including Black Tip, White Tip, Dusky, Tiger, Ragged Tooth/Nurse, and Whale Sharks. Contact us today to arrange your very own shark encounter experience. A professional photographer can be engaged to provide lifetime memories of your incredible adventure.
BAITED SHARK SNORKEL
Come join us for an incredible experience snorkeling with sharks. A life changing adventure that will open your eyes to the truth and beauty of these magnificent creatures.. All necessary equipment provided.
BAITED SHARK DIVE
Join us for an undersea adventure with the top predators of the sea. Observe them in their natural environment as they swim around you underwater. An absolutely mindblowing shark adventure that you will remember for the rest of your life. Includes diving gear, tank and weights
BAITED SHARK BOAT RIDE
Not ready to get in the water with these amazing creatures? You do not have to with our Baited Shark Boat Ride. You will be able to observe the sharks from the boat, without getting in the water. Change your mind on the boat, no problem, you can upgrade to a shark snorkel right there.
Aliwal Shoal offers spectacular diving and a variety of different dive sites. The conditions can be a bit challenging but it’s worth the effort. There are also a few very pristine dive sites to the south of the main reef, these sites aren’t dived as often and are still very unspoiled. Diving on Aliwal Shoal comes highly recommended and is ideal for avid photographers and fun divers alike. See our reef and wreck diving packages below and come enjoy the spectacular wonders of Aliwal Shoal.
Aliwal Shoal offers incredible experiences every single dive. From giant Potato Bass, Black Tip, White Tip, Tiger, Ragged Tooth, Dusky, and Bull Sharks, Devil Rays, Manta Rays, Nudibranch, and 1200 species of underwater life. Choose one of our dive packages below or contact us to arrange a custom dive package. All dives include tank and weights.
There are two wrecks located in the Aliwal Shoal Marine Protected Area. They are the SS Nebo and the MV Produce. Both wrecks sit at depths requiring an advanced diving certification. They are both full of fascinating marine life and well worth seeing. Hit the button below to book your wreck dive now or contact us for more information. Includes tank and weights.
PLAY AND STAY WITH CRYSTAL DIVERS
Learn with us, dive with us and stay with us. Whether you are here to increase your diving skills and certifications, or a weekend of recreational diving, plan to stay with us and take the trouble out of accommodation arrangements. We are based in the incredibly beautiful Blue Marlin Hotel overlooking the ocean. Coming as a group and want a self catering option? Perhaps something smaller and more intimate than a hotel? We can help with that. Please contact us for all your accommodation needs.