The Aliwal Dive Centre Shark Fest


Aliwal Dive Centre are the founders of SHARK FEST, and with South Africa being a shark Mecca, having a huge diversity of shark species one can see why Aliwal Dive Centre can offer a shark guarantee.

The Aliwal Dive Centre SHARK FEST will take you directly to the sharks of the area, for an up close and personal encounter. Our highly experienced guides will ensure an adrenalin filled experience with these majestic creatures of the deep. During SHARK FEST you will learn a lot about our sharks, and hopefully our passion for these incredible animals
will flow over to you.

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Sharks in our area:
Bull shark [ Zambezi ], Ragged tooth shark. Tiger shark, Hammer head shark, Dusky shark, Oceanic black tip shark, White tip reef shark, Guitar shark

Included in the Package

  • 6 night’s accommodation
  • Includes Full Breakfast
  • 10 dives on the Aliwal Shoal in total – 8 of which are reef dives and 2 of which are baited shark dives
  • Weight belts and weights
  • Cylinder and air fill
  • Aliwal Shoal Marine Protected Area diving permit
  • Transfer from dive centre to launch site
  • Nitrox available at additional cost
  • Airport transfers to and from Durban International Airport


  • Flights and taxes
  • Passports and visas
  • Personal insurance
  • Dive gear (available for rental)
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

Package Details

SHARK FEST is a 6 night 5 day package.

T&C’s apply

  • Single Supplement
  • R17,600
  • 6 night 5 day package
  • 2 dives a day (total 10 dives), 8 of which are reef dives and 2 of which are baited shark dives.
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