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Address: 1 Maclean Street, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
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+27 39 973 2578
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Oceanworx in Umkomaas dive the famous Aliwal Shoal, rated as part of the...

Oceanworx in Umkomaas dive the famous Aliwal Shoal, rated as part of the top 10 in the world. We cater for all levels from non divers to experienced divers. Our facilities include: Ocean safaris, snorkelling trips, scuba diving courses, reef dives & wreck dives, baited shark dives, equipment rental & servicing, Nitrox, swimming pool, changing facilities, hot showers, gear storage, credit cards welcome, and plenty of parking

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Scuba lovers

Scuba with sharks in cage at Ushaka was an amazing experience. Visiting marine world and explore attractions close by a big must. It is awesome!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 April 2016
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Gauteng, South Africa
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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Scuba with sharks in cage at Ushaka was an amazing experience. Visiting marine world and explore attractions close by a big must. It is awesome!

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Ballito, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Big up to all the amazing staff at Oceanworx. From shop staff to skipper and on beach assistants, you guys rock. Will never dive aliwal with anyone else ever again. Thanks guys

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

I can't speak more highly of the team at Oceanworks. They are very friendly and very helpful. I'd come from England and did not have enough space to bring any dive kit with me. The equipment I hired from the shop was very well maintained. I was quite nervous launching from the beach but the skipper expertly navigated through the... More 

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London
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

I picked Oceanworx because they had been the most helpful on email and phone, providing relevant information and help with accommodation and transportation. I wasn't disappointed, they truly love what they do and do it professionally, safely and honestly. On the first day they didn't have enough people to organise a baited dive so "passed me on" to Aliwal but... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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230 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

Dived with oceanworx and was feeling very nervous about diving at Aliwal and seeing sharks for the first time. The staff were phenomenal, they did everything possible to make me feel comfortable and to get the most out of my dive. The dive master even led me underwater to get a closer view of the sharks. They went out of... More 

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Israel
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109 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

I dived with Oceanworx for four days twice a day in Aliwal Shoal. This is a very good diving center, with highly professional team. DM knows the reef very well and takes you to all places of interesting staff to see. Skipper and owner very friendly and helpful, they do anything to help you around with equipment etc. I have... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

Great staff & owner (skipper for the day too). Real friendly, helpful & professional. DM lead a great for us, very experienced & took my buddy & I, the last 2, to some awesome places on the reef. Definitely be coming back to Oceanworx next time I'm @ Durban side... hopefully for a sardine run as well next year.

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Edenvale, South Africa
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2013

I have dived from this operator for several years, under various owners and operators. I dived recently on 31 Dec 2012 and 3 Jan 2013. The service was friendly and informative, with an excellent skipper on the boat and a very experienced Divemaster. I will be back.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

In short: very much recommend Aliwal Shoal and diving with Oceanworx. Most of all liked the energy they put in to make every day fun and a brilliant experience. And hope to do the sardine run with them next year! Diving Aliwal Shoal We dived the Aliwal Shoal for a week with Oceanworkx. Mostly two dives a day, the first... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2011

Baited shark diving. Very professional and well run outfit. As its up to mother nature to provide the show the attractions can vary. On our dive the conditions were near perfect underwater except for the current flowing inshore instead of out. Took about 20mins for the first black tip to arrive and ended up with around 13. One tiger (3m)... More 

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