WHALE SHARK @ 20m … yes you read correctly – not a whale and a shark … A WHALE SHARK!

26 April 2014 | PROTEA BANKS

Current: strong
Viz: 15m
Sea Temp: 24 degrees Celsius

DIVE 1 – Northern Pinnacles: Reef was very pretty, lots of reef fish and 2 Potato Bass. And then as we started coming up, at about 20m, A WHALE SHARK … just casually come in to say Hi and then left … OH MY … I could not believe my eyes … OH MY what a experience … FOR SURE THE MOST INCREDIBLE DIVE EVER … such a happy diver right now … BIG SMILE!!!!! Also a couple of Remora’s that stayed around and some awesome ‘jellies’!!! WHAT CAN I SAY, THIS IS WHY PROTEA BANKS IS SO SPECIAL … always full of a few surprises!!!

DIVE 2 – Southern Pinnacles: Reef so alive and full of reef fish. A Potato Bass. 1 baby Guitar shark. Hundreds and hundreds of Bonito. And an Oceanic Blacktip shark that come to say Hi on the safety stop, plus some ‘jellies I have never seen before.

Dolphins seen from boat. WHAT CAN I SAY … I WILL NEVER FORGET TODAY … over and out …