Delve into the mystical shark world with the Blue Wilderness team. Based on Durban’s Aliwal Shoal, we offer exhilarating shark adventures to everyone. Depending on your level of comfort, you can choose to either shark cage dive; snorkel cageless or don a SCUBA set for a baited shark dive. We aim to turn turn each guest into an ambassador for shark conservation and we hope you’ll give us this opportunity.

Shark Cage Diving


Shark research volunteers

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

Swim with Sharks


Annual Sardine Run

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

Shark SCUBA Dive


Sardine Run diving expeditions

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 cage diving on Durban’s Aliwal Shoal. Numerous international documentaries feature our work including shows on National Geographic and Discovery channel.

Tailor 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


We boast a 100% safety record on our shark dives. Our strict ‘no touch’ policy ensures that neither our guests or our guides harass any of the sharks during our shark cage dives and other shark adventures. This means you stay safe, and our sharks are respected!


Blue Wilderness gives back! Daily we collect standardised citizen science research data on our shark cage diving Durban trips. We ensure our expeditions help produce knowledge about sharks


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


Each Blue Wilderness Shark cage diving 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.