Best Diving Spots in Africa

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Africa is home to a stunning variety of beautiful flora and fauna. The continent is famous for its safaris and walking tours. But what about the wildlife that’s under Africa’s oceans? Check out these four diving spots and discover the amazing seascapes of African marine life.

Benguerra Island, Mozambique

This dive site is accessible and is home to a wide variety of coral and fish. You can also see humpback whales, manta rays, whale sharks, green turtles, stingrays, parrotfish, and puffers.

Cape Town, South Africa

Perhaps one of Africa’s best-kept diving secrets, the dive site at Cape Town has a magical golden kelp forest that is teeming with life. It is home to many species of shark, octopus, and large schools of fish.

Edge of Reason, Mozambique

At this dive site, you can find many kinds of fish and marine plants within sprawling caverns and labyrinthine caves. Take the plunge at this site and you’ll feel like you’re in another world. This site is only for advanced divers.

Mafia Island, Tanzania

This is a speciality spot for seeing the ancient whale sharks. These majestic creatures are akin to elephants lumbering across the plains up on the land.