RIB Charter in Port Saint Johns, South Africa
Port St Johns is located on the eastern seaboard of South Africa approximately 380 km south of Durban. (4 hour drive) and is within the province of the Eastern Cape. The WILD COAST lies between the southern border of Natal,Port Edward and the port town of East London approximately 300 km further south and happens to be the most rugged and naturally unspoilt piece of coastline to be found on the African continent. Offshore Africa Port St Johns, promises exhilarating and spectacular encounters with these giant mammals. Between the months of May and October, Humpback whales follow their migration route from the Antarctic up the South African coastline towards Mozambique for breeding purposes. Dolphins are encountered through out the year; though appear in greater numbers during the winter months. Both Bottlenose and Common Dolphin occur on this stretch of coast. One also has the opportunity of encountering rare species of Marine mammal including: Orca’s (Killer Whales) - Minimum passengers: 4 For the offshore photographer and avid adventure diver you will find the WILD COAST, when conditions allow, offers some of the most diverse and exhilarating diving available in South Africa. This is the location where the warm Mozambique current mingles with the more temperate Agulhas main current, offering a marine habitat to both warm and cold water species of marine fauna and flora. PRICES - 2 hour ocean experience trip - $26.00 per person - Half day photographic trip to WaterFall Bluff - $64.00 per person - Half day trip to Umgazana mangrove estuary system - $34.00 per person - Scuba diving - $31.00 per person includes cylinder & weight belt - Sardine Run - $150.00 per person per day includes cylinder, weight belt & packed boat refreshments - 2 hour Barge River cruise on the mighty Umzimvubu River - $8.00 per person
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 6 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Debbie is an experienced PADI MSDT instructor, Shark Instructor, SRI (shark research institute) international field agent and in 2007, became the first woman in Africa to be nominated, selected and inducted into the international Women Divers Hall of Fame (WDHOF) for her contributions and achievements as a woman in diving. Born and bred on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, Debbie started her diving career in 1986. Since then, her adventurous spirit, love of nature, the outdoors and the ocean have led to, amongst other exciting things, her pioneering and setting up various dive centre during this time, one of these being North Island, Seychelles, which was voted and awarded the Best of the Best in 2006 by international Conde Naste travelers. She has spent many years pioneering and working in Mozambique, Maputaland (northern KwaZulu-Natal), Seychelles and the greater Aliwal Shoal area and has a great love for sharks, in particular, having been involved in the setting up of numerous research projects involving sharks. Debbie teaches a variety of shark course distinctive specialties. Over the many years of being a sardine run specialist guide and spending time in the Transkei area, she developed an enormous love for this area, it people, it's dramatic scenery and above all, in being close to nature in a true African style. Debbie is a passionate ambassador for the ocean and all of its inhabitants. She is highly enthusiastic in sharing her knowledge of the ocean and her love of sharks with anyone that cares to listen and make a difference, no matter how small. Aside from the marine aspect, she is passionate about animals and is an avid horse enthusiast, having ridden for many years. It is Africa in all its glory, its wild places and extraordinary ocean life that have led to her choice of career, which is one that she is deeply passionate about. Debbie is also the owner of an ecotourism company Diving with Sharks.
Features & Details
- Watersports Equipment
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Fuel type: Diesel
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.