The best thing to do here is dive! LaLa Manzi Dive Charters are my preferred operator and I have taken many dives with them to the shoal. They are next door to the LaLa Manzi Inn in Umkomaas and run a very professional operation. Launching from the beach or the Umkomaas river you will be taken some 7 km off the coast to dive this spectacular reef....more
Ever year during the winter month of July millions of sardines swim along the East Coast of South Africa following the cold currents from the South. Besides the millions of sardines, hundreds and thousands of sharks, dolphines, whales, seals and birds enjoy a feeding franzy of the largest and greatest movement of animals on earth.The sardines get...more
This is a park not to be missed.If you like crocodiles this is the place for you.Don't worry you can see them up close but they won't be able to get to you. The BIG Crocs , you can see by just scrolling around the nice wide walk ways and you are able to see the crocs being fed.The feeding times are 11.am and 3 pm. To see the baby crocs about7000 of...more
Scottburgh can be reached by travelling on the National Road 2 (N2) from Durban in a southern direction.
Going to this Crocodile park was fun enough ,but then when you least expect it you can see hundreds of baby crocs just being lazy , there is a need for Binoculars, they will not let you get close to these babies
Like all other babies they need some piece and quite.I had to use all the zoom I had in the camera.
Aliwal Shoal is about 5 km off the coast between Scottburgh and Umkomaas and stretches in a North to South Direction.
Find the map on the side for more information, however do not use it for independent dive planning but check with a local dive club in regards to currents, viz and other conditions!