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A COOL, CALM AND RELAXED DIVE PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!!!!

10 October 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium - strong
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited shark dive: As soon as we got the drum in the water we had Sharks straight away. In total We had 8 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks popping in and out through the entire dive.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: The Reef was alive with beautiful reef fish all over. Lots of gamefish as well with lots of Yellowfin Tuna and a Potato Bass. Jellyfish and Plankton all over.

THE OCEAN REALLY IS BEAUTIFUL

8 October 2016 | PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!!!!

Current: medium - none 


Viz: 8-10m


Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited shark dive: As we arrived at our dive site we were greeted by a heard of whales and a pod of dolphins swimming side by side and singing to each-other. As we descended down the group was met by a few Oceanic Blacktip sharks. As the dive went on we were then accompanied on all sides by about 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) sharks.
Dolphins, Whales and Flying fish seen from the boat.

THE OCEAN REALLY IS BEAUTIFUL

8 October 2016 | PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!!!!

Current: medium - none
Viz: 8-10m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited shark dive: As we arrived at our dive site we were greeted by a heard of whales and a pod of dolphins swimming side by side and singing to each-other. As we descended down the group was met by a few Oceanic Blacktip sharks. As the dive went on we were then accompanied on all sides by about 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) sharks.

Dolphins, Whales and Flying fish seen from the boat.

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HAMMERS ALL THE WAY PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!!!!

1 October 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: 1 October 2016
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had about 10 Ragged Tooth Sharks. We also had lots of Reef fish and a very friendly Turtle. Right before we started to multi- level we had 2 sets of about 50 shoaling Hammerhead Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark. Mid water we had 100's and 100's of shoaling Hammerhead Sharks passing about every 10 minutes!!!! CRAZY!!!!!!!

DIVE 2: Baited Shark Dive: As we got into the water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks. After a few minutes we had a action packed dive with about 10 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 4 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks. Fantastic dive.

SUNFISH!!!!!!!!!!!! ON OUR WAY BACK FROM PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!!!!

30 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium - none (reverse)

Viz: 5-8m

Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had about 10 Ragged Tooth Sharks staying around for our entire bottom time. We also had lots of reef fish and right before we started to multi- level we had 5 Round Ribbontail Rays playing around. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks popping in and out.

As we got on the boat we had a very friendly bird being circled by a Oceanic Blacktip Shark keep us entertained for a while. On our way back we saw a fin in the distance. We got a little closer to check it out thinking it was a shark. We got in the water keeping our distance and found it was a HUGE SUNFISH!!!!! AMAZING!!!! It came closer giving us great opportunity for photos and stayed around for about 15 minutes!!!!!! WOW WOW WOW !!!!!

Whales and Flying fish seen from the boat.

SO MANY DIFFERENT SPECIES OF SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

29 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark and a Oceanic Blacktip Shark circling us for a minute or two. On the reef we had so many reef fish. We also had 5 Ragged Tooth Sharks, about 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks, 2 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks and a Hammerhead Shark. Mid water we had 5 Copper Sharks, 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark popping in and out keeping us busy for the rest of the dive. GREAT DIVE!!!!!!

DIVE 2 - Baited Shark Dive: Stared off slow with a Oceanic Blacktip Shark and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark popping in and out. After a few minutes it picked up and in total we had at least 6 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 4 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks. ACTION PACKED!!!!!!!

Flying fish seen from the boat.

BEAUTIFUL REEF DIVE ON DEEP SALMON TODAY!!!!!

27 September 2016 | DEEP SALMON

Current: none
Viz: 25 - 30m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - With visibility from top to bottom, we could not ask for a better dive. we had Raggy Scorpionfish, lots of Strepie, Natal Knifejaw, Orbicular batfish, lots of Rockskippers and so many Tiger Angelfish as well. A very chilled and beautiful dive.

Flying fish seen from the boat.

CHOOSE WHAT YOU WANT TO LOOK AT ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!

25 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

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

Southern Pinnacles: Today we were greeted by hundreds of shoaling Hammerhead sharks as well as schools of Zambezi (Bull) sharks and even schooling Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Triggerfish and schooling Barracuda everywhere. Kingfish, Tuna and reef fish all around.

Whales and Flying Fish seen from the boat.

HAMMERHEAD FRENZY

24 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle: Today we saw 2 Ragged-tooth sharks, a Porcupine fish, a few Oceanic Blacktip sharks, about 50 Hammerhead sharks and 4 Spotted Eagle Rays.

DIVE 2 - BAITED SHARK DIVE: 15 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 5 Zambezi (Bull) sharks and shoaling Hammerhead sharks.

Dolphins, Whales and Flying Fish seen from the boat.

HAMMERHEAD ACTION ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

20 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium to strong
Viz: 15 - 20m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef today we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 5 Zambezi(Bull) sharks just keeping us busy with shoaling Bigeye Kingfsh and a Potato Bass. Mid water we had a shoal of 50+ Hammerhead sharks and 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. EPIC DIVE!!!

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacles: On the reef we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks just popping in, with Triggerfish everywhere. We also had a huge shoal of Bigeye Kingfish. Mid water we had another 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

BLACKTIP ACTION ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

19 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium to strong
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - BAITED SHARK DIVE: Dropped onto a Zambezi (Bull) shark, while around the drum we saw 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and another 4 Zambezi (Bull) sharks. One of the Oceanic Blacktip sharks got a little frisky with our DM :) LOL.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: From start to finish we were followed by 5 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) sharks. We also encountered 2 Potato Bass and schooling Bigeye Kingfish.

HAMMERHEADS CAME TO VISIT ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

17 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: mild
Viz: 10 - 15m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

SOUTHERN PINNACLE: Dropped onto Oceanic Blacktip sharks. On the reef we were subjected to shoals of Triggerfish and Big Eye Kingfish. Multi-leveling up to mid water we were greeted by 100's of shoaling Hammerhead sharks and 5 Oceanic Blacktip sharks with Whales seen from boat on the way back.

ACTION PACKED DIVES ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!! COULD NOT ASK FOR MORE ...... SHARKS SHARKS SHARKS!!!!!!

10 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1: Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark. On the reef we had 3 Eagle Rays, 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark. We also had shoal of at least 100 Hammerhead Sharks. Lots of beautiful reef fish all over. Mid water we had about 5 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks popping in and out.

DIVE 2: Northern Pinnacle: Got to the first cave where we had at least 20 Ragged Tooth Sharks chilling around. We also had a Potato Bass and lots of gamefish. Mid water we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark and about 5 Oceanic Blacktip sharks popping in and out right up until the end of the dive.

DIVE 3: Baited Shark Dive: A great dive with sharks from beginning to end. In total we had about 25 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 2 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks. AMAZING DAY OF DIVING!!!!!

DEEP SALMON!!!!! SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!

9 September 2016 | DEEP SALMON

Current: medium
Viz: 5 - 7 m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

Deep Salmon: We had two beautiful dives with reef fish all over. We had lots and lots of Kingfish, Tiger Angel fish, Cape Knifejaw, Shoals of Slingers, Englishmen and so much more. We also had a massive Electric Ray and a Blue Stingray. Very beautiful dive.

VERY CHILLED AND RELAXED DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

8 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 5 - 7m
Sea Temp: 21 degrees Celsius

Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Ragged-Tooth Shark just chilling with shoaling Barracuda and false fusiliers. Mid waters we had a Zambezi (Bull) Shark popping in and out keeping the divers busy till the end of the dive. Whales, Dolphins and Flying Fish seen from the boat.

UNDER THE SEA!!! ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

3 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: Mild
Viz: 8-10m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: While slowly drifting along we encountered an inquisitive Oceanic Black Tip shark while listening to the sweet sounds of whales serenading us from afar. Lots of reef fish and Devil fire fish to be seen as well. During the surface interval we were privileged to see the whales breaching and tail slaps.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: A Zambezi (Bull) Sharks and Oceanic Black tip sharks accompanied us while playing 'now you see me now you don't' and even a Cape Knife Jaw came to say hello.

SHARKS GALORE!!!!!! ACTION PACKED FROM BEGINNING TO END ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!!

2 September 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

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

Baited Shark Dive: Stared off slow with 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks popping in and out. After a few minutes it picked up super fast with sharks coming in one after the other. In total we had at least 15 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 3 Zambezi (Bull) Sharks keeping us busy through the rest of the dive. Great action packed dive!!!!!!

Whales and Flying fish seen from boat.

100's OF SHOALING HAMMERHEADS !!!!!! AND MUCH MORE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!!!

30 August 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10 - 15m
Sea Temp: 23 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had so many reef and gamefish all over. We all so had a shoal of about a 100 Hammerhead Sharks pass by!!!! And we had a few Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark popping in and out. Mid water we had at least 4 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks, a Copper Shark and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark coming really close to the divers.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark. A Eagle Ray and HUGE shoals of Bigeye Kingfish all over. We also had 2 Sets of 100's of shoaling Hammerhead Sharks!!!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!!! Mid water we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Copper Shark popping in and out.

Whales seen from the boat.

HAMMERHEADS !!!!!! AND MUCH MORE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

28 August 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium
Viz: 10m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark. As soon as we got to the reef we had a Greater Hammerhead Shark!!!!!! The reef was alive with beautiful reef fish all over. We also had 2 Round Ribbontail Rays, a Ragged Tooth Shark and 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks popping on and out. Mid water we had a shoal of at least 50 Hammerhead Sharks!!!! WOW WOW WOW!!!!! For the rest of the dive we had about 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks keeping us busy. Could hear whales singing through the dive.

Whales some Flying Fish seen from the boat.

4 SPECIES OF SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!!!

25 August 2016 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: none
Viz: 15 - 20m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On our way down to the reef we had a Oceanic Blacktip Shark. The reef was super busy with lots and lots of beautiful reef fish all over. We also had 3 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark popping in and out. Right before we started to multi-level we had a shoal of about 50 Hammerhead Sharks pass right over us!!!!! AMAZING!!!!!! Mid water we had at least 5 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark keeping us busy for the rest of the dive. We also had a Hammerhead Shark and a Copper Shark pop in for n few seconds.

Whales some Flying Fish seen from the boat.

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