Durban is an incredible hotspot for sharks (and not just the rugby playing type!). That is why we run our shark cage diving, shark diving and shark snorkeling adventures from Durban’s Aliwal Shoal. Our goal, here at Blue Wilderness is to take you sea-wards to enjoy close encounters with these charismatic animals – and turn you into a big as ‘shark nut’ as us! With our diverse array of shark diving and snorkeling adventures we cater for everyone, from beginners to highly experienced professionals. We are based at Scottburgh on Durban’s South coast – where we run daily shark cage diving, shark snorkeling and baited shark SCUBA diving adventures on Durban’s Aliwal Shoal. 

Shark Cage Diving



Come join Blue Wilderness shark cage diving at Durban’s Aliwal Shoal. Open to all ages and no qualifications needed!

Swim with Sharks


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Join us for a ‘cageless’ snorkel with sharks. Immerse yourself into the world of sharks at Durban’s Aliwal shoal

Shark SCUBA Dive



For all SCUBA qualified shark adventurers – join us on a baited shark SCUBA dive drifting over Durban’s Aliwal shoal.

Why choose Blue Wilderness?


Blue Wilderness is the pioneers of shark diving on Durban’s Aliwal Shoal. Numerous international documentaries feature our work including shows on National Geographic and Discovery channel.

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Our trips are for novices or experts alike! From shark cage diving, shark snorkeling, or baited shark SCUBA dives, we ensure that your shark adventure is at your personal comfort level


We boast a 100% safety record. Our strict ‘no touch’ policy ensures that neither our guests or our guides harass any of the sharks we are privileged to encounter. This means you stay safe, and our sharks are respected!


Blue Wilderness gives back! Daily we collect standardisd citizen science research data and feed this back to our dedicated research unit. We ensure our expeditions help produce knowledge about sharks


Blue Wilderness’s purpose is to conserve sharks through education, entertainment and excitement. Our expeditions are aimed at turning guests into ambassadors for shark conservation


Each Blue Wilderness Shark Expedition is limited to 9 shark adventurers! So you can be assured that our guides, skippers and hosts will give you a personal and exciting shark expedition every time.