Sardine Run Resources

Welcome to the Sardine Run expedition with Blue Wilderness. On this page, you can find all the resources and information you need to preparing for this expedition of a lifetime. 

Your Travel Information

Blue Wilderness team member will meet you at East London airport with a personal sign illustrating your name. Please can you submit your flight details to and from East London airport. Thankyou

Arrival Information

Departure Information

Your Equipment requirments

Blue Wilderness supplies all required SCUBA equipment for the Sardine Run expedition. You are, also welcome to bring any personal diving equipment. If you are bringing a personal wetsuit, we highly recommend a 7mm wetsuit or an 5mm with additional vests and hoody. Please submit the below form to allow us to ensure we have required SCUBA equipment for you on the expedition.

Blue Wilderness is available at all times to assist you in you preparations for the Sardine Run expedition. Please drop an email, whatsapp us or book a zoom meeting at anytime.

Why choose Blue Wilderness


We pioneered shark diving on Durban’s Aliwal Shoal. Numerous international documentaries feature our work including shows on National Geographic and Discovery channels.

Tailor made

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


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


Blue Wilderness gives back! Daily we collect standardised research data on our shark cage diving  and SCUBA diving trips. We ensure our expeditions help produce knowledge about the sharks of Durban’s Aliwal Shoal.


Our purpose is to conserve sharks through education, entertainment and excitement on our 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.

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