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SCUBA Diving/Snorkelling in Africa

Experience Africa’s marine life
underwater. Scuba diving and
snorkelling offers a thrilling
glimpse into some of the world’s
best oceans. From tropical seas
to the cold Atlantic waters
of Cape Town.

Best Scuba and Snorkelling in Africa

Scuba diving and snorkelling can be done in a wide range of countries in Africa, from the tropical paradise of Mozambique to the cold water of Cape Town’s Atlantic Ocean.

Mozambique offers some of the best diving in the world, with a number of top resorts and beaches to explore. Whale sharking experiences and dolphin experiences can be enjoyed, or divers can explore the beauty of the Archipelagos across the country.

The clear tropical waters of Zanzibar Island off the coast of Tanzania offer some breathtaking diving and snorkelling, with a range of marine life and tropical fish to be seen. Water is warm and clear azure, and beaches are vast and clean.

Egypt has some of the best diving spots in Africa, including the famous Red Sea. Water here is warm and clear, with desert surrounding the beaches.

Cape Town, although on the chilly side, has some great diving spots. Oudekraal, Millers Point and Muizenberg all have good visibility and a range of interesting marine life to see. This is best for scuba diving however, as the water can be a bit cold for snorkelers.

8 Locations for SCUBA Diving/Snorkelling in Africa

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