scuba divers this world class dive spot needs no introduction as it
is regarded as one of the top ten reef dives in the world.
& Snorkeling in Sodwana: Sodwana's amazing reefs offer warm clean
experiences with a huge species diversity. The Maputaland reefs are
the most southerly coral reefs in Africa and owe their existence to
clear warm water carried southward by the subtropical Agulhas Current
and the absence of silt-carrying rivers discharging into the region.
These sandstone outcrops are the remnants of ancient dunes and
beaches that were
during a low sea level about 80,000 years ago. Please note: As
from 1 October 2009, every diver diving in the MPA (Marine Protected
Area) of Sodwana Bay needs to be in possession of a valid diver's
license. The license costs R85 p/a and is available from any post
office in the country as well as from the Sodwana Bay Parks Board
offices during office hours (08h00 - 16h30) and must be available for
inspection prior to your dives.
is a safe snorkeling spot on the reef at Jesse Point, on the main
ideal at low tide.
in Sodwana: South Africa's premier fishing spot, boasting year round
fishing for game fish such as blue and black marlin, sail fish,
yellow fin tuna, Dorado, Mackerel and Wahoo. The rock and surf
fishing in Sodwana is superb with the giant kingfish being first
prize. Bottom fish may be targeted by the rock and surf brigade with
only rock cod and bass the protected species. A fishermen's
paradise indeed. Speciality vertical jigging and drop shot
fishing areas provide non stop action for the angler who could have
fought and released a huge Amberjack or even the mighty Giant Sail
Riding Guided Trails -Excodus Adventures - 1:30 hour or 6 hour
Nature Reserve trials. To make a reservation, contact Phillip on 083
349 8575 or Lallie on 082 956 8611
- Wheeler Guided Tours - Off Road Fun One Hour and Two to Two and
Half Hours - Contact Erik or Petro on 082 785 7704
Sea Fishing: Richard - (Magnum Charters) 082 575 7797
Sea Fishing: John (Matambo Charters & Fish & Tackle Shop) 084
Sea Fishing: Loretta Fishing Charters - Contact Laura or Johny on
035 571 0184 or 083 242 7833
Walks - Jabulani offers turtle walks during the evening from
November to March on the beach. Turtle sighting is not
Contact him on 079 868 1111
Watching - Jabulani is a qualified bird guide and does walks in the
morning and afternoon. Contact him on 079 868 1111
Market - Visit the local craft market, at the entrance to the beach,
across the bridge on your right
Lwethu Tours: A cultural tour including a visit to Isangoma (tell
your future with bones), Kwadelunina Township, Esingombeni
(traditional shabeen) and food sales. Contact Sbu on 076 838 1608
Flights: Scenic flights along the spectacular Sodwana Bay
coastline and Lake Sibaya. Contact Francois on 072 211 6662
Pan Adventure Centre: Canoe trips and walks at Muzi Pans. Contact
Themba on 073 161 8189
Shayamoya travel South on the N2 Highway. Take the Hluhluwe off ramp.
Travel through town, turn left at the last circle, you will see a
sign to Sodwana Bay heading right. Follow the signs for another 70km.
All tar road until the Reserve entrance. Easily accessible with a 2
wheel drive vehicle.