8 November 2018 | PROTEA BANKS
Viz: 12m mid water – 15m bottom
Sea Temp: 22 degrees Celsius
DIVE 1 – Baited Shark Dive: AMAZEBALLS OF A DIVE!!! Sharks on the left, sharks on the right … everywhere we looked there were 15+ Oceanic Blacktip sharks … far away then up close it was amazing. Malabar came in to say Hi as well. Down at the bottom we had a shy Zambezi (Bull) shark popping in and out.
DIVE 2 – Northern Pinnacle: As soon as we got in the water we had two Dolphins swim right past us. On the bottom we had two Potato Bass, super cute boxfish, a shoal of Bigeye Kingfish and a Round Ribbontail Ray. We also had 2 Oceanic Blacktip sharks popping in and out, a shoal of about 50 Hammerhead Sharks, 2 Guitar Sharks on Sandshark Gully. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks staying with us for the rest of the dive.
DIVE 3 – Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 2 Oceanic Blacktip Sharks and a Hammerhead Shark with tons of Gamefish around. The reef was alive with reef fish.and we had a Potato Bass showing his face for a brief moment. Mid water we had we had about 3 Oceanic Blacktip shark keeping us busy for the rest of the dive.
Whales, Dolphins and a baby Hammerhead seen from the boat.