• RAGGED-TOOTH SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS!

    RAGGED-TOOTH SHARKS COME TO PROTEA BANKS TO MATE!!!!

    From May to November, the caves of the Northern Pinnacles of PROTEA BANKS, become home to 100's of RAGGED-TOOTH SHARKS, that have come to the KwaZulu Natal coast to mate.
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  • BULL (ZAMBEZI) SHARKS!

    There are few places in the word that you can dive with BULL SHARKS all year round - one of them is PROTEA BANKS!

    Known in South Africa as the ZAMBEZI SHARK, this is the resident shark of PROTEA BANKS.

    A memorable encounter ...

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  • PADI 'ZERO TO HERO'!

    Do you want to travel the world as a dive professional?
    Do you want to have fun during your gap year?
    Do you want to enjoy what our ocean has to offer?

    Then PADI 'ZERO TO HERO' is for you ... BECOME A PADI DIVEMASTER ...

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  • HUMPBACK WHALES ... THE GIANTS OF OUR SEA!

    Every year from June to November, thousands of HUMPBACK WHALES migrate, from the frozen feeding grounds of the South Pole to the warm waters of the East Coast of KwaZulu Natal and Mozambique, to calve and rear their young. This migration provides an AMAZING show that will BLOW you away. Read More
  • 100's to 1000's of HAMMERHEAD SHARKS ...

    From September to January PROTEA BANKS hosts one of the biggest shows on Earth - the migration of thousands, yes you read correctly, thousands of Hammerhead sharks.
    This magnificent migration is mind blowing and will keep you coming back for more!!!! Read More
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Welcome to Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter

SHARK diving on Protea Banks, during which you could see Oceanic Blacktip Sharks, Bull (Zambezi) Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Ragged-tooth Sharks, Giant Sandsharks & Hammerhead Sharks.

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2014 Rates:

Protea Banks excluding equipment hire:   R 380-00 per person, per dive
Protea Banks with cyl & wb:  R 450-00 per person, per dive
Protea Banks with scuba:   R 550-00 per person, per dive
Protea Banks with full equipment hire:  R 600-00 per person, per dive
Non-diver:  R 300-00 per person, including snorkeling equipment
Baited shark dive on Protea Banks:  R 1350-00 per person, per dive
Baited shark dive, non-diver:  R 1000-00 per person, per dive
Full equipment hire:  R 250-00 per day
Scuba hire (reg, bcd, cyl):  R 200-00 per day
Equipment hire (single item):  R 80-00 per item, per dive

 

2015 Rates:

Protea Banks excluding equipment hire:   R 450-00 per person, per dive
Protea Banks with cyl & wb:  R 490-00 per person, per dive
Protea Banks with scuba:   R 600-00 per person, per dive
Protea Banks with full equipment hire:  R 650-00 per person, per dive
Non-diver:  R 450-00 per person, including snorkeling equipment
Baited shark dive on Protea Banks:  R 1350-00 per person, per dive
Baited shark dive, non-diver:  R 1000-00 per person, per dive
Full equipment hire:  R 250-00 per day
Scuba hire (reg, bcd, cyl):  R 200-00 per day
Equipment hire (single item):  R 90-00 per item, per dive

 

Our Dive Centre

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With PADI courses from beginner to professional, a daily dive charter to PROTEA BANKS and a full retail store, you are assured of a great experience in SHELLY BEACH.

PADI Courses

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PADI is the world’s leading scuba diver training organization. Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter offers a wide variety of PADI courses from beginner to professional.

Start scuba diving today ... it will change your life ...

Protea Banks

Ask the world about SHARK DIVING and they will say SOUTH AFRICA, ask South Africans about SHARK DIVING and they will say
PROTEA BANKS!!!!

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Baited Dives

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Are you looking for the ultimate adrenaline experience?  

Do you love being in the water surrounded by SHARKS?

Our Sharks

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 We offer an exceptionally exciting SHARK DIVE on PROTEA BANKS: Tiger sharks, Bull (Zambezi) sharks, Oceanic Blacktip sharks, Ragged-tooth sharks, shoaling Hammerhead sharks ... and more.

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Latest Log Book Entry

  • 2 SETS OF SHOALING HAMMERHEAD SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS ... AND TOP TO BOTTOM VIZ ... WHOOP, WHOOP!!!!

    21 November 2014 | PROTEA BANKS

    Current: medium
    Viz:  top to bottom ... so clean
    Sea Temp:  24 degrees Celsius

    DIVE 1 - BAITED SHARK DIVE: 7 Oceanic

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A HUGE THANK YOU!!!!

A huge thank you to Paul Russell, 'Patty' de Carvalho and Lissy van Wissen for making the new Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter website a reality. No words can say how grateful I am ... firstly, for the push to get it done ... and secondly, well I think the results speak for itself.

YOU ARE ALL SUPERSTARS!!!!

NEWS FLASH:  THERE IS NO EBOLA IN SOUTH OR SOUTHERN AFRICA.


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