Day 5/6/7/8 Diving Praia Do Tofo
We continue to Tofo where we prepare for the diving over the next 3 days. The following three days will be spent diving the reefs of Tofo, home to the largest Whale Shark and Manta populations in the world. Each morning (day 6,7,8) we will depart early for a double dive trip, returning in time for lunch at the campsite. The afternoons will be free for you to enjoy any one of the optional activities or just lazing on this truly beautiful beach.
On an evening during this stay we will have the honour of meeting Dr Andrea Marshall, Dr Simon Pierce or one of their representatives, who will give a talk on the Manta and Whale Sharks around Tofo, the threats facing them and the research being conducted. Both of these experts are extremely well respected in their fields. The Foundation for the Protection of Marine Megafaunais the first of our conservational contributions and you will be informed of the work that is being achieved with your contributions.
Day 9 Hlane Royal National Park Swaziland
Today we head south again and cross the border into Swaziland, entering the Hlane Royal National Park, a huge nature reserve, home to lion, elephant and white rhino. We will camp near a water hole where game can be seen coming to water.
Day 10 Hlane – Sodwana Bay
Today we Cross the border back into South Africa and enter iSimangaliso Wetland Park. We arrive in Sodwana in the late afternoon and check into our bungalows at Triton Dive Lodge. That evening we will meet our dive guides and have a briefing of the upcoming diving.
Day 11/12 Sodwana Bay Diving.
The following two days will be spent diving a selection of the Sodwana Bay dive sites. Sodwana is host to one of the most Southerly and beautiful hard and soft coral reefs. The sites are situated in Marine Protected areas within a World Heritage Wetland Park.
Day 13 Durban
We travel this morning to the Durban airport where our tour ends upon arrival at the King Shaka International Airport.