18 July 2017 | PROTEA BANKS
Current: none, reverse
Viz: 10 – 15m
Sea Temp: 23 degrees Celsius
Northern Pinnacles: On our way down to the reef we had A SIGHTING OF A HUMPBACK WHALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOWWHOOOO!!!! As well a Zambezi (Bull) Shark LOL!!. The cave was packed with Ragged Tooth Sharks, at least 30 Of them, and even a few of them came up to check us out on our decent. At the entrance of the cave we had a nice little gathering of beautiful small stuff with a gorgeous Paperfish and Nudibranchs. For the rest of our bottom time we had at least 3 Potato Bass, 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and lots of reef fishes around. Mid Water we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Zambezi (Bull) Shark keeping us busy for the rest of the dive.
Humpback Whales seen breaching from the boat.