Aliwal Shoals, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Umkomass, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Dolphins are ever-present at this incredible reef just off the coast of Durban year round, but May to July is the time to go to witness the ‘Sardine Run’.
Made famous by the BBC’s groundbreaking series ‘Blue Planet’, this extraordinary natural spectacle sees billions of sardines migrate up South Africa’s Eastern Coast from – attracting every denizen of the deep, including 18,000 common and bottlenose dolphins.
Divers can be dropped into the feeding frenzy to see dolphins hunting in packs.
Best for ages: 18+ | £40 | Half day