Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter

Situated in Shelly Beach, Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter, is a PADI 5-star dive centre with a 100% safety record. Aqua Planet offers various PADI dive courses; daily dive charters to Marine Protected Area, Protea Banks; a well-stocked dive shop; as well as dive packages.

Whether you are new to diving or are an experienced diver, Aqua Planet has a dive experience to suit your needs. For those who have an Open Water diving certificate or more and want great shark photographs, don’t miss the baited shark dive, where you can expect to see the resident bull sharks (called Zambezi sharks in South Africa), oceanic black tips and tiger sharks in the warmer months. A PADI shark specialty course can be done, including a variety of other PADI courses, such as rescue divers, divemaster, junior open water and discover scuba. Quality diving equipment can also be rented.

Wildlife is seasonal and you can expect to see tiger sharks (January-June); Ragged-tooth sharks (May-Nov, mating season); Hammerhead sharks (Sep-Jan) and Humpback whale (June-November, calve and rear young). The warm KZN South Coast waters are also home to bottlenose dolphins, spotted eagle and giant reef rays, loggerhead sea turtles and potato bass, all worthwhile spotting.