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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 snorkelling 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

Novice

Shark cage diving at Durban''s Aliwal Shoal with the team of Blue Wilderness

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

Swim with Sharks

Intermediate

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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

Advanced

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

Why choose Blue Wilderness?

Professionals

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.

Tailer made

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

Safety

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!

Research

Blue Wilderness gives back! Daily we collect standardisd citizen science research data and feed this back to the institute – Oceans Research. We ensure our expeditions help produce knowledge about sharks

Conservation

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

Personal

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.

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