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TURTLE, RAGGIES, ZAM AND BLACKTIPS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

9 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: none
Viz: 5 - 10m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 2 Potato Bass and a Oceanic Blacktip Shark in the distance. In total we had about 5 Ragged-tooth Sharks all over the reef and we got to pick up a few sharks teeth in the caves. As we stared to Multi-level we had a Turtle pass by!!! Mid water we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark for a few minutes.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: The reef was alive with reef and gamefish. Mid water we had a Bull (Zambezi) shark and an Oceanic Blacktip shark. Looked like it was snowing.

Dolphins seen from the boat and Flying Fish!

 

TIGER CAME TO SAY HELLO ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

8 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: Slight N-S
Viz: 12 m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle:On the way down we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark. On the reef we had 3 Hammerhead sharks, 1 Eagle Ray, 1 Ragged-tooth sharks and loads of Reef fish. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacle: In the cave we had 50+ Ragged-tooth sharks, just outside the cave we had 1 Tiger shark. On the reef we had Ragged-tooth sharks everywhere. Mid water we had 1 hammerhead shark and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

JUST ANOTHER NORMAL DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

7 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: Reverse
Viz: 10m top, bottom 20 m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On the way down we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark. On the reef we had 1 Zambezi(Bull) shark cruising in the distance, 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 2 Potato Bass that stuck with us the whole dive, 1 Lonely Turtle, 1 Dusky shark and lot and lots of fish. Mid water we had the luck of a Shoal of Hammerhead sharks and 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

WHAT AN AWESOME BAITED DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

6 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 15 m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Baited shark Dive: We started with 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. trough out the whole dive we had 8 Oceanic Blacktip sharks on the drum, 2 Dusky sharks, 2 Zambezi(Bull) sharks and 2 small shoals of Hammerhead sharks.

THE DIVING IS JUST GETTING BETTER EVERYDAY PROTEA BANKS.

4 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS.

Current: medium
Viz: 20 m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On the way down we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. On the reef we had 2 Hammerhead sharks, loads of reef fish and some gamefish. At the Pinnacle we had shoaling Bigeye Kingfish, 1 Potato Bass and 1 Tiger shark. On Sandshark Gully we had 10+ Guitar sharks.

PETER'S DOLPHINS, BLUE WATER AND HAMMERHEAD SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

3 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 25m+
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle: Great dive with some Oceanic Blacktip sharks popping in and out. A wall of Hammerhead sharks and more.
If that was not enough, we has four Dolphins come and visit.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: Great dive with some more Oceanic Blacktip sharks popping in and out. A Turtle and Potato Bass. Also about 30+ Hammerhead sharks.

Whales heard underwater and Dolphins also seen from boat.

SUPER BLUE WATER ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

1 November 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 25 m+
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Baited Shark Dive: On the drum we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Through the dive we had 7+ Hammerhead sharks and 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark.

INSANE DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

31 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 20m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On the way down we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark and 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark.On the reef we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark, 1 Ragged-tooth shark, shoals of Batfish and Bigeye Kingfish. Over Sandshark Gully we had 10+ Guitar sharks. Mid water we had 2 shoals of Hammerhead sharks and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

HAMMERHEADS WERE OUT TO PLAY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

30 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 20m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: In the cave we had 10 Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had 1 Potato Bass and a shoal of Hammerhead sharks. Mid water we had 6 Hammerheads shark and 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had from beginning to end just shoals and shoals of Hammerhead sharks/ We also had shoaling Bigeye Kingfish and 1 Potato Bass. Over Sandshark Gully we had 10+ Guitar sharks,1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

29 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: reverse
Viz: 10 - 15m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 5 Ragged-tooth sharks, 1 Diamond Ray, 1 Potato Bass and lots of reef fish.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Potato Bass and lots of reef fish.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

CHILLED DIVING ON PROTEA BANKS.

27 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: As we got down we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark. On the reef we got to the second cave where we had 10+ Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had lots of reef fish and 1 Potato Bass. Mid water we had a shoal of Hammerhead sharks, we also had 1 lost Hammerhead shark and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Round Ribbontail Ray, 1 Potato Bass and 1 Hammerhead shark. Mid water we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales were seen breaching from the boat!!

WE SAW 1 HAMMERHEAD SHARK ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

26 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 5 - 10m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: In the cave we had 5+ Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had loads of reef fish and gamefish. Mid water we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark. On the safety stop we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Hammerhead shark. Mid water we had 5 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

JUST A RELAXED DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

25 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had lots of reef fish and some gamefish. Mid water we had 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks that just passed by to see whats cooking.

DIVE 2 - Deep Salmon : On the reef we had loads of reef fish and clean water.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

HAMMERHEAD SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

24 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: As we got down we saw 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark. On the reef we had a shoal of Hammerhead sharks, 1 Potato Bass and loads of reef fish. Mid water we had more Hammerhead sharks and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had Hammerhead sharks almost everywhere, 2 Potato Bass and lots of reef fish. Mid water we had lots of Jellyfish.

Humpback Whales, Turtles and Dolphins were seen from the boat!!

BLUE AND SHARKY WATER ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

21 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 15m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius

Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we 5+ Ragged-tooth sharks, 1 Potato Bass and loads of fish around. In the cave we had 10+ Ragged-tooth sharks. Mid water we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

COLD BUT STILL AMAZING DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

20 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 5 - 10m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius, 19 degrees Celsius bottom

Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 10+ Ragged-tooth sharks, 1 Bull (Zambezi) shark, 2 Potato Bass, 1 Round Ribbontail Ray and the summer fishes are starting to move in. Also saw shoaling Tuna. Mid water we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.
Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!
 

RAGGIES HAVING MEETINGS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

19 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 5 - 10m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius, 19 degrees Celsius bottom

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had about 10 Ragged-tooth sharks looking like they were having a meeting. So we decided not to disturb and made our way to the cave. Got to the cave and found 50 Ragged-tooth sharks barely able to move past each other. Lots of reef and gamefish all over and a Potato Bass following us around. Mid water we had a cheeky Oceanic Blacktip shark popping in and out.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacle: Got to the first cave and were met up by our friendly Potato Bass from the first dive. This time we only had 15 Ragged-tooth sharks, but really nice spending so much time with them staying around. Mid water we had an Oceanic Blacktip shark darting in and out for the rest of the dive.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

HAMMERHEADS, RAGGIES, TIGER AND MUCH MORE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

18 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10 - 15m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: We started with a full house of 6 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Through the dive we had 2 Dusky sharks and up to 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Ragged-tooth shark, 1 Greater Hammerhead shark, with loads of game and reef fish. Mid water we had Hammerhead sharks passing us in shoals, among all the Hammerhead sharks we saw 1 massive Ragged-tooth shark, 1 Tiger shark and 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

HAMMERHEADS AND RAGGIES HAVING A PARTY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!

16 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium to strong
Viz: 10 - 15m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: Action packed dive. Started off with 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Finished the dive with a total of 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 2 Potato Bass following us around. In the second cave and scattered all over the reef we had about 30 Ragged-tooth sharks. Mid water was booming with 1000's and 1000's of shoaling Hammerhead sharks passing by!! We also had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks popping in and out.

DIVE 3 - Northern Pinnacle: On our way down we had a Potato Bass. In the second cave we had 15 Ragged-tooth sharks. Mid water we had about 3 shoals of 100's of Hammerhead sharks and an Oceanic Blacktip shark dashing in and out for the rest of our dive.

DIVE 4 - Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef with had 100's of shoaling Hammerhead sharks. As we drifted along we bumped into Mr. Potato Bass. We started to come up and we had more shoaling Hammerhead sharks. Drifting over Sandshark Gully we had a huge greater Hammerhead shark and 2 Guitar Sharks. On our safety stop, we had another set of shoaling hammerhead sharks and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales were seen from the boat!!

GREAT VIZ, SHARKS AND BAIT ALL YOU NEED ON PROTEA BANKS.

14 October 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: normal
Viz: 15m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius

Baited Shark Dive: We didn't have to wait long at all and we got some good shark action ... started off with 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. As the dive went on we were entertained as another 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and 1 Dusky shark joined.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

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