24 January 2019 | PROTEA BANKS
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius
DIVE 1 – Baited Shark Dive: It took a bit of work today but it was all worth it. We had 2 Zambezi (Bull) sharks and 3 Oceanic Blacktip sharks.
DIVE 2 – Southern Pinnacle: As we got to the reef we had a Zambezi (Bull) shark. Our entire bottom time was jammed packed with action. We had at lease 4 Round Ribbontail rays, 2 sets of shoaling Hammerhead sharks, 2 Potato Bass and LOTS of reef and gamefish all over. Mid water we had 3 Oceanic Blacktip shark and 2 Zambezi (Bull) sharks popping in and out.
DIVE 3 – Southern Pinnacle: On the reef we had 6 Round Ribbontail rays, a Potato Bass, Bigeye Kingfish and lots more gamefish. We also had a set of about 15 Hammerhead sharks pass by!!! Mid water we had another 2 Hammerhead sharks swim right up to us and as we did our safety stop we had a Zambezi (Bull) shark circling below us.