Best Aliwal Shoal Reef Snorkeling

The 4th most popular snorkel dive spot in South Africa.

  South Africa


  May 13, 2017

South of Durban off Umkomaas in the South Indian Ocean, the snorkeling at Aliwal Shoal Reef is popular for its reef fish and ragged tooth sharks, along with corals and sponges. The Aliwal Shoal Reef snorkeling experience is known for the diverse hard and soft corals.

Aliwal Shoal is the best snorkeling in the KwaZulu-Natalhe. It located south of Durban and offshore of Umkomaas. Aliwal Shoal is only accessible by charter boat. The waters are known to be some of the warmest in South Africa.

Overall, Aliwal Shoal Reef is the 4th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 11 snorkeling dives in South Africa.

Local Contacts:  Umkomaas Lodge Dive Charter +2739 973 2542; South African Tourism 00 27 11 895 3000

Base Camp:  Umkomaas Lodge +2739 973 2542

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  -30.244206, 30.826923

Date Published:  12/30/2011

Date Updated:  5/13/2017

ID:  23365

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