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.
14 Locations for SCUBA Diving/Snorkelling in Africa
Click on one of these Africa SCUBA Diving/Snorkelling options for more about these experiences and to find an overland tour which offers that particular SCUBA Diving/Snorkelling activity.
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi with Gorilla Trek.Tours with Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Do this on the Best of South Africa.Tours with Kruger National Park Game Drive
Do this on the Cape Town to Nairobi Epic.Tours with Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with Okavango Delta Mokoro Excursion
Do this on the Best of East Africa.Tours with Serengeti National Park Excursion
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with Victoria Falls Flight of Angels
Do this on the Best of South West Africa.Tours with White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River
The highlight of my trip had to be Gweru in Zimbabwe, it was my idea of paradise. So much to do there with the animals and the location of it was just beautiful!
— Anne B (27) from Ireland
The trip was great! A very relaxed ride in a mokoro, followed by camping in the Okavango Delta and watching the animals on the islands was awesome!
— Michael & Silke from Germany
I loved every millisecond of the entire trip... Guess what I did in Swakopmund? I skydived out of a plane - woohoo was that AWESOME :-)
— JoJo E (61) from Switzerland
Finally home and had a great timeâ€¦. I loved the shark diving, Sossusvlei and Himba people. Saw Lions, a Leopard, Elephants, Giraffes, everything really! Thanks for…
— John E from Canada
I did not believe in god till i visited Chobe National Park.
— Juca from Uruguay