Dive Logbook for PROTEA BANKS

BLACKTIPS AND BULLS HAVING A BAITED PARTY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

19 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: medium
Viz: 20m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius bottom, 26 degrees Celsius

Baited Shark Dive: Started off with 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks circling the drum. More and more joined in and in total, we had 5 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 2 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks keeping is us busy for the rest of the dive.

WOW!!! SUCH A VARIETY OF SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

16 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: medium
Viz: 20m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius bottom, 26 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Zambezi( Bull) Shark below, an Oceanic Blacktip Shark circling above and a Hammerhead Shark passed by!!! And all before we got to the reef. On the reef, we had a Greater Hammerhead Shark, 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 3 Hammerhead Sharks passed by. Mid water we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark and another 3 Hammerhead Sharks with some interesting plankton and jellyfish.

PRETTY RELAXED AND FUN BLOWING BUBBLES ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

15 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: medium
Viz: 20m top, 10m bottom
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius bottom, 26 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 3 Round Ribbontail Rays and lots of reef fish all over. We also had big schools of Bigeye Kingfish and the cutest little pufferfish. Mid water we had lots of interesting Jellyfish.

QUITE A VARIETY OF SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

11 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: Strong
Viz: 25m (SUPER CLEAN)
Sea Temp: 25 degrees Celsius bottom, 27 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a Potato Bass and a Bindle Bass. The Potato Bass decided to join us for this dive and stayed between the group till we started to multi-level. Lots of Reef fish all over and with the current being so strong we got to cover quite a bit of the reef... BEAUTIFUL TOPOGRAPHY!!! Mid water we had an Oceanic Blacktip Shark dash in for a minute.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef, we had 2 Hammerhead Sharks, 2 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks, 4 Guitar Sharks, 2 Round Ribbontail Rays and a Potato Bass. As we started to multi-level we had a school of Barracuda pass by. Mid water we had lots of interesting Jellyfish and some Rainbow Runners.

HAMMERHEADS, BLACKTIPS AND SOME FRIENDLY FRIENDS DOMINATING PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

10 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: Medium
Viz: 10-15m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had 2 Potato Bass and lots of reef fish all over the reef... We also had an Oceanic Blacktip Shark darting in and out. Mid water we had a shoal of Hammerhead Sharks passed by and right before the end of our dive we had a Pod of at least 40 Dolphins circled around then dashed into the deep.

OCEANIC BLACKTIPS BEING FRIENDLY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

08 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: Medium
Viz: 15 -20m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius

Dive 1 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 2 Round Ribbontail Rays, a Eagle Ray and a big school of Bigeye Kingfish. Mid water we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks darting in and out staying around for the rest of our bottom time.

Dive 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had a Round Ribbiontail Ray and a Eagle Ray. Lots of reef and gamefish all over. Mid water we had some interesting Jellyfish and Plankton.

INSANE ACTION PACKED BAITED SHARK DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

07 February 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: Medium
Viz: 15 -20m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius

Baited Shark Dive: As we got in the water we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark circling the drum. After a few minutes of more and more sharks joining in we had a total of 6 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks for our bottom time. We also had a Greater Hammerhead Shark dart in and we had a Pod of Dolphins pass by underneath in the deep. All and all action packed from start to finish.

GREAT TO BE BLOWING BUBBLES WITH THE VIZ GETTING BETTER ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

6 February 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10 -15m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius top, 20 degrees Celsius bottom.

Northern Pinnacles: As we got to the reef we had a quick sighting of an Oceanic Blacktip shark. We also had 2 Potato Bass follow us around for the entire time on the reef, even looking like they were playing with each other for a bit. Lots of reef and gamefish all over with massive schools of Bigeye Kingfish and Rainbow Runners.

TIGERS SHARK ON EVERY DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

05 February 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10-15m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius bottom, 26 degrees Celsius Top

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: As we got into the water we had an INSANELY HUGE TIGER SHARK keeping the drum all to himself. Then dashed off into the distance. After that, we had a total of 10 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks staying for the rest of their dives.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had another CRAZY BIG TIGER SHARK swim right up to the divers to have a look at our bubbles, then carried on into the distance. Got to pick up a few sharks teeth in the first cave and as we got out we had a Black MARLIN literally swim up to us as well!!!!! Mid water we had tons of Rainbow Runners and Bonita.

DIVE 3 - Southern Pinnacle: BRAT PACK DIVE - We came down into a MASSIVE shoal of Kingfish and Jobfish. The reef was full of reef fish and scattered gamefish. At the beginning of the dive there was a TIGER SHARK spotted, then a Bull (Zambezi) shark. Mid water we were entertained by an Oceanic Blacktip shark. The 'bestest' part of the dive was the awesome divers!!!!!

BLACKTIPS AND A SHY BULL SHARK ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

04 February 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10-15m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius bottom, 26 degrees Celsius Top

Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark spotted by most of the divers. We had lots of reef and Gamefish all over the reef with a Potato Bass. Mid water we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and lots and lots of reef fish all over.

CRYSTAL CLEAN WATERS AND A BULL ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

30 February 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium - none
Viz: 30m top, 15m bottom
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had a massive Potato Bass, a Mussel Cracker, lots of reef and gamefish all over the reef... Mid water we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark circling around for about 10 minutes. We also had lots of jellyfish and plankton.

TIGER, BULL AND BLACKTIPS COMING TO SAY HI ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

30 January 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: strong (reverse)
Viz: 5-8m top, 10m bottom
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius top, 24 degrees Celsius bottom

Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark circling around a Potato Bass, Lots of Bigeye Kingfish and a Tiger Shark passed by. Mid water we had an Oceanic Blacktip Shark darting in and out for the rest of our bottom time with some interesting jellyfish and plankton.

LOTS AND LOTS OF BIGEYE KINGFISH AND A RAY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

29 January 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: strong (reverse)
Viz: 5-8m top, 10m bottom
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius top, 20 degrees Celsius bottom

DIVE 1: Baited Shark Dive: Was a pretty quiet dive with a Zambezi (Bull) Shark spotted by some of the divers. After about 40 minutes we decided to go down to the reef to at least get something out of our dive... On the reef we had a massive Round Ribbontail Ray and 2 Potato Bass. Lots of pretty fishes all over!!!

DIVE 2: Southern Pinnacle: Got to the reef and had a Potato Bass getting really close to some of the divers... an insanely big school of Bigeye Kingfish passed right over us and lots of Gamefish all over. Mid water we had lots of interesting Jellyfish and Plankton.

SHOALING POTATO BASS AND MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF GAMEFISH ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

28 January 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: medium
Viz: 5-8m top, 10m bottom
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius top, 24 degrees Celsius bottom

Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had at least 7 Potato Bass chilling around on the pinnacle!!! One of them getting really close to some of us acting very curious. We also had lots of reef and gamefish all over... As we started to multi-level we had a Round Ribbintail Ray come up from the reef, check out the divers, then carried on. We also had an Oceanic Blacktip Shark darting in and out for the rest of our bottom time.

AAANNNDD SOME MORE TIGER SHARKS WITH CURIOUS HAMMERHEADS ALL OVER ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

26 January 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium - strong
Viz: 10-15m top, 20m bottom
Sea Temp: 25 degrees Celsius top, 18 degrees Celsius bottom

Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a Tiger Shark pass right above us!!! Then we had a massive Zambezi (Bull) Shark circling for a bit. We also had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark, Round Ribbontail Ray, 2 Potato Bass and a shoal of Hammerhead Sharks. Mid water we had another two shoals of Hammerhead Sharks with a few single ones spotted in between. We also had 2 Greater Hammerhead Sharks, 1 Zambezi (Bull) Shark and 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks for the rest of our bottom time.

TIGER SHARKS BEING SNEAKY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

25 January 2020 | Protea Banks

Current: medium
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 25 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a Tiger Shark few a brief minute... After that we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark come in really close to some of the divers followed by another Tiger Shark!!!! We also had 2 Round Ribbontail Rays and lots of reef fish all over. Mid water we had about 10-20 shoaling Hammerhead Sharks, 2 oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Greater Hammerhead Shark.. Action packed!!!!

RAYS, HAMMERS AND SOME SUPER CHEEKY REMORA ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

23 January 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 25 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1- Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 2 massive shoals of Hammerhead Sharks pass by... We also had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark, 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks, big schools of Bigeye Kingfish and Barracuda as well as some Round Ribbontail Rays and 2 Potato Bass. Mid water we had about 4 sets of shoaling Hammerhead Sharks and a Oceanic Blacktip Shark darting in and out.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 5 Round Ribbontail Rays, a Eagle Ray, 2 Potato Bass and a set of about 20 Hammerhead Sharks passed by... Mid water we had 3 very cheeky Remora and 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks.

BLACK MARLIN AND SO SO SO MUCH MORE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

22 January 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium-strong
Viz: 10-15m
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1- Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a Tiger Shark spotted right away... A little while later another was spotted by the rest of the group.... Lots and lots of Hammerheads everywhere!!! Like EVERYWHERE!!!! With 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks, a Zambezi (Bull) Shark, a Guitar Shark, a Eagle Ray, 2 Round Ribbontail Rays and a Potato Bass. Mid water we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark

DIVE 2 - Baited Shark Dive: As we got into the water we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark. After about 10 minutes we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks that stayed around for our entire bottom time. We also had some Tuna daring in and out and a BLACK MARLIN passed through the group.

TIGER SHARKS GOING NUTTS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

21 January 2020 | Replace this Where

Current: medium-strong
Viz: 15-20m
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1- Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had half the divers on the one side with a TIGER SHARK and the other half with another TIGER SHARK. Massive shoals of Hammerhead Sharks and a Greater Hammerhead Shark. We had a Potato Bass and lots of reef fish all over. Mid water we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark and 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks darting in and out for the rest of our dive.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef, we had either a single Tiger Shark who kept circling around us or we had 3 separate Tiger Shark sightings... We also had an Eagle Ray,3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks, 2 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks, 2 Massive shoals of Hammerhead sharks then a school of Barracuda, then another shoal of Hammerheads and to add the cherry on top a Greater Hammerhead. EPIC ACTION-PACKED DIVE!!!

SOOOOOO CLEAN AND SSOOOOOOO WARM ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!

20 January 2020 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 15-20m
Sea Temp: 26 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1- Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a TIGER SHARK just chilling around. We also had 2 Potato Bass and an Eagle Ray. Right before we started to multi-level we had a Greater Hammerhead Shark and big shoal of Hammerhead Sharks. Mid water we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks darting in and out. Lots of Jellyfish on the surface.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had a Massive Zambezi (Bull) Shark pass by. We also had 2 Oceanic Blacktips and a Potato Bass. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks keeping us busy for the rest of our dive and 4 Remora's being cheeky.

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