Scuba Diving in Africa

Scuba Diving in Africa

Africa is a huge continent famous for exotic wildlife, safari holidays and ancient tribes. But Africa is also an incredible continent to go scuba diving. From the spectacular Red Sea in the north to South Africa on the bottom of the continent, you can find dive opportunities most places inbetween. 


Scuba Diving Courses & Packages in Africa


Popular Dive Destinations in Africa


Guide to Diving in Africa

Africa Dive Packages

You can expect dive dive sites, fascinating countries and cultures, beautiful beaches, tropical reefs, ship wrecks, amazing marine life including lots of species of fish and sharks. 

There are dive holidays for singles, families and groups all year round. So whether you would like to try a taster course, book a beginners dive course or if you are already qualified, there are dive packages to suit all interests. In Africa you can learn how to scuba dive or even take a different career path and train to be a PADI scuba diving instructor. At diving schools you can take a wide range of scuba diving courses, learn to dive with an open water course, PADI advanced open water scuba diver course or scuba scuba dive certification course.

There are recommended dive resorts located throughout the continent on the mainland and islands who offer beginners courses and advance dive trips all year round. Dive courses in Africa are very competativly priced and this continent oceans are relatively unexplored compared to other worldwide so you will get a really authentic experience. Every destination is different. One of the most thrilling things you can do in Africa is to go scuba diving with great white sharks - this will be the experience of your life. These experiences can be booked in South Africa. If you would like to mix diving with meaningful travel, check out our volunteer programs in Africa where you can help animals and conservaton efforts.

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Best Places to Go Diving in Africa


  • Aliwal Shoal, South Africa
  • Barra, Mozambique
  • Mnemba Island, Tanzania
  • Off the Coast of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Seychelles Islands
  • Sha’ab Rumi South, Sudan
  • Red Sea, Egypt
  • Red Sea, Eritrea
  • Umbria, Sudan
  • Zanzibar, Tanzania


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