Dive Logbook for PROTEA BANKS

JUST SNORKELED ON PROTEA BANKS.

17 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

Baited shark dive: At first we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark and 1 Dusky shark, we then got 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 1 Zambezi(Bull) shark.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

SEEMS LIKE PROTEA BANKS BECAME A BABY FACTORY.

14 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: Normal
Viz: 15m Milky
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 3 Ragged-tooth sharks and 1 Potato Bass. In the cave we had a lots of Baby Ragged-tooth sharks cruising around. Mid water we had 5 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 3 Malabar Rockcods.

DIVE 2 - Baited shark dive: We started with a bang we had 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 6 Dusky sharks and 1 Hammerhead shark, after awhile we had 3 More Hammerhead sharks and 1 Baby Hammerhead shark staying around trying to get a peace of the action we also had more Dusky shark pitching up and also a few Baby Dusky sharks and more Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

LOADS OF DUSKY SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

13 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: Normal
Viz: 15 m Milky
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited shark dive: We started with 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Through out the whole dive we had 2 Zambezi(bull) sharks,4 Dusky sharks, 6 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 1 Hammerhead sharks.

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

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

AWESOME DIVE WITH TIGER SHARK!!!

9 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: We got in with 1 massive Tiger shark that stuck around for 10 minutes. On the drum we had 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and every now and then we had a Ragged-tooth shark popping in and out.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 10 Ragged-tooth sharks, 1 Potato Bass and lots of small reef fish. Mid water we had 1 Ragged-tooth shark and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

SHOALING RAGGED TOOTH SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY!!

6 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium to none
Viz: 5m top, 10 - 12m bottom
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius top, 20 degrees Celsius bottom

Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef it looked like the Ragged-tooth sharks were having a meeting with at least 50 to100 of them scattered all over the reef and in the caves. We also had 2 Potato Bass and lots of Bigeye Kingfish. As we started to multi-level we had a Zambezi (Bull) shark pass by. We had about 5 Ragged-tooth sharks come up from the reef and circled around us for about 10 minutes!!!!

Humpback Whales and Flying fish seen from the boat!!

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4 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: normal
Viz: 8 - 12m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: We started with 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks but it didn't stop there, we had 2 Zambezi (Bull) sharks and a few Hammerhead sharks. We ended with 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Ragged-tooth shark, 1 Potato Bass and lots of small reef fish. Mid water there was only Plankton to keep us busy.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

GREAT AND BUSY DAY WITH RAGGIES, RAYS, HAMMERHEADS AND MUCH MORE ON PROTEA BANKS!!.

1 August 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: medium to none
Viz: 10 - 15m
Sea Temp: 20 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had at least 10 Round Ribbontail Rays, lots of reef fishes, 10 -15 Ragged-tooth sharks and an Eagle Ray as we started to multi-level. Mid water we had a Greater Hammerhead shark and a shoal of about 30 Hammerhead sharks pass by. We also had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks darting in and out for the rest of the dive.

Humpback Whales and Dolphins seen from the boat!!!

A QUICK DIVE IS ON PROTEA BANKS IS ALL YOU NEED IN THE MORNING.

31 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: normal
Viz: 12m
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, 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark, 1 Potato Bass and lots of reef fish and a shoal of Tuna. Mid water we had 5 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

AWESOME DIVES ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

30 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: normal
Viz: 12m
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: We started off with 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and ended up with 15 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. We also had some brief sightings of 1 Hammerhead shark and 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and lots of reef fish. Mid water we had more action with 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

HAMMERHEAD, BLACKTIPS AND GUITAR SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

28 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

Southern Pinnacle: On the way down we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. On the reef we had 1 Eagle Ray, 2 Potato Bass, lots of reef fish and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. On Sandshark Gully we spotted a Hammerhead shark in the distance, we had 3 Guitar sharks and 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Mid water we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 1 Hammerhead shark.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

NICE AND RELAXED DIVE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

27 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

Northern Pinnacle: As we dropped in we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark and 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark. In the cave we had 1 Potato Bass and 10 Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and lots of reef fish and gamefish. Mid water we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, lots of fish and 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark. On the safety stop we had a massive shoal of Tuna and 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

ANOTHER AWESOME DIVES ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

23 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: On the drum we had 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and Rainbow Runners.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacles: On the reef we had lots of reef fish, 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 1 Potato Bass. Over Sandshark Gully we had 1 Guitar shark, 2 Humpback Whales, 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and 1 Malabar Rockcod. Mid water we had 6 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

No whales have been injured, during the sighting.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

ALMOST HAD 7 SPECIES OF SHARKS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY BUT WILL SETTLE FOR 6.

19 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: normal
Viz: 15m
Sea Temp: 18 degrees Celsius

Southern Pinnacles: On the reef we had loads and loads of Ragged-tooth sharks, 4 Round Ribbontail Rays, 1 (don't know the shark might be a Oceanic Whitetip shark) and lots of reef fish and gamefish. Mid water we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 1 Round Ribbontail Ray, 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark, 1 Copper shark and 1 Hammerhead shark.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

SUPER BUSY DIVES ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

18 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: none
Viz: 15m
Sea Temp: 18 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacles: On the way down to the reef we had 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and a few Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had 100's of Ragged-tooth sharks, 1 TIGER shark, 1 Potato Bass and lots of fish. Mid water we had more Ragged-tooth sharks, 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 1 TIGER shark.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacles: On the way down we had Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had 2 Round Ribbontail Rays, 2 Potato Bass, 1 TIGER shark, 100's of Ragged-tooth sharks and 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Mid water we had 1 massive shoal of Bigeye Kingfish, Ragged-tooth sharks, 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and we saw a Guitar shark on the bottom.OH and before I finished we had 2 Humpback Whales and its on video.

No whales have been injured, during the sighting.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

NOTICE: THERE IS A RAGGED-TOOTH MEETING ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

16 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: none
Viz: 15m the bottom, 10m mid water
Sea Temp: 18 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacles: On the reef we had Ragged-tooth sharks everywhere and I mean everywhere, we also had 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark in the mid water. In the cave there were a few Ragged-tooth sharks but no need to go in. The reef was also full of fish. Mid water we had Ragged-tooth sharks and 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacles: Got down into a 'shoal' of Ragged-tooth sharks if I can put it that way. On the reef we had 1 massive shoal of Bigeye Kingfish and Ragged-tooth sharks surrounding them, we also had 1 Round Ribbontail Ray, 1 Parrot fish and lots of reef fish. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark popping in and out and more Ragged-tooth sharks.

Humpback Whales seen from the boat!!

SUNDAY'S ARE FUN DAY'S ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

14 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

Southern Pinnacles: As we dropped in we had 1 Oceanic Blacktip shark. On the reef we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 10+ Ragged-tooth sharks and 2 Potato Bass. In the cave we had 20+ Ragged-tooth sharks. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks staying with us till the end.

Humpback Whales seen jumping all over from the boat!!

SO GOOD BEING IN THE WATER ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

11 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: Started off with 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks for the first 10 minutes and slowly more and more joined in. In total we had 9 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and 2 Zambezi (Bull) sharks. Kym was lucky enough to see a Whale passing by 301 meters away from the drum ... LOL!! And right before the end of the dive we had a shoal of about 50 Hammerhead sharks!!!

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacles: On the reef we had 2 Potato Bass and a Mussel Cracker. We also had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks chilling around with lots of reef fish all over. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks and 2 Zambezi (Bull) sharks darting in and out for the rest of our dive.

Humpback Whales seen breaching all over from the boat!!

HAMMERHEADS ACTING LIKE BLACKTIPS ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

10 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Baited Shark Dive: On the drum we had 10 Oceanic Blacktip sharks, 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark and shoaling Hammerhead sharks. At the end we had 1 Hammerhead shark joining the Blacktips on the drum.

DIVE 2 - Northern Pinnacles: In the cave we had 10+ Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had 1 Zambezi (Bull) shark, 1 Potato Bass loads of reef fish. Mid water we had 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks. Some divers had whales passing them on the surface and mid water.

Whales seen from the boat!!

WHALES WERE DRIVING US CRAZY ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY.

8 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS

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

DIVE 1 - Northern Pinnacles: We came down on a big Zambezi (Bull) shark. In the cave we had 10+ Ragged-tooth sharks. On the reef we had lots of reef fish. Mid water we had 1 Eagle Ray and at least 4 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

DIVE 2 - Southern Pinnacles: On the reef we had loads of reef fish. Mid water we had 1 shoal of Hammerhead sharks and 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.

Whales seen from the boat!!

WE DID NOT SEE A GREAT WHITE ... NO GREAT WHITE ON THIS DIVE ... DEFINITELY NO GREAT WHITE ON PROTEA BANKS TODAY !!!! WOOOOHHHHOOOOHHHH!!!!!!

6 July 2019 | PROTEA BANKS 

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

Northern Pinnacles: Got to the first cave and we had a friendly Potato Bass and an Oceanic Blacktip shark. Drifted over the second cave but no Raggies ... on the reef we had 3 Potato Bass and a Brindle Bass. As we started to multi-level Kyle Robertson went crazy calling everyone over, eventually got closer and then ... GREAT WHITE SHARK that didn't circled around, come in a bit, then made it's way into the distance!!!! WINK WINK!! For the rest of the dive we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks darting in and out!!! MOST FANTASTICLY, EPICLY, AMAZING DIVE EVER!!!!

Dolphins seen from the boat!!

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