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Tidal Tao Snorkeling Safaris

#1 of 7 Tours in Ballito Features Animals
13 Ocean Drive, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 79 307 0608
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under water adventure

from the moment we were met by the guide ,i felt i was in safe hands,the guide was well versed in... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Durban, South Africa
First time snorkeler

We had a great time with our first time to snorkel. The visibility was great and as an inlander (or... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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Great, safe, fun and amazing experience for the entire family. If you can swim, we can teach you to snorkel. Hundreds of fish, corals and if you're lucky Octopus, Nudibranchs and amazing ocean life. We have been amazed at this wilderness that is right on our doorstep. We have found tidal pools filled with corals and unusual creatures, watched dolphins surfing the back line, been awed by whales breaching offshore and been very chuffed with ourselves for finding secret coves and bays where you're unlikely to see a single soul....And all this in the bustling holiday capital of South Africa! We were surprised and sure you will be too. If you're a visitor to the North Coast and wondering what to do / looking for things to do in Ballito or Salt Rock, then you should consider joining us on one of our Snorkeling Safaris - If you can swim, we can teach you to Snorkel. It's simple, safe and loads of fun for the whole family. Not to be missed.
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13 Ocean Drive, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

from the moment we were met by the guide ,i felt i was in safe hands,the guide was well versed in every aspect of safety to having an enjoyable time.i am not a good swimmer but they had to take to literally take me out...More

Thank _derek_pugin
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had a great time with our first time to snorkel. The visibility was great and as an inlander (or vaalie) we were very impressed with all the life going on under the water! The service was great and our guide was very good. The...More

Thank RenierHG
Tidal-Tao--Ballito, Owner at Tidal Tao Snorkeling Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words Renier, we are so chuffed you guys had a good time and good viz!!! We hope it's the start of many more underwater adventures for you guys!

Reviewed 15 March 2017

At first it seems like just a small pond. But after the very interesting introduction you go under water and are overwhelmed with what you see. Especially because you don't expect to find such a big variety of life in this tiny place. For my...More

Thank bernhardviktorin
Tidal-Tao--Ballito, Manager at Tidal Tao Snorkeling Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words Bernhard!! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you on a snorkel trip again soon :)

Reviewed 11 November 2016

'Safari' in the diverse rich inter-tidal zone with passionate, highly knowledgeable guides - an experience of note.

Thank AndreaKullin
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We booked a snorkel with Tidal Tao Snorkelling Safaris and were absolutely delighted with the service we received. Our guides were friendly and helpful and we were especially impressed with our guide who rescheduled our dive to the next day because the visibility was not...More

2  Thank RobandJanet
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I was blown away by what I thought would be a simple snorkeling event in Ballito. We were taken to Chaka's Rock tidal pool and were amazed at the variety of sea life available for us to see. The guide was highly knowledgeable and very...More

2  Thank BirgiBum
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad we decided to do the snorkeling which I found on things to do in Ballito in trip adviser. It was an eye opener to my family and I who have been coming to the Natal oceans for years. In this wonderful tidal...More

1  Thank chantalm111
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This is a must do in Ballito. Mitchey who dose the snorkelling tour is very passionate about the fish and the ocean. She is very clued up on all the fish. The night and day snorkel was done by us and both were awesome. She...More

Thank rubysands
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We had a snorkel in one of the tidal pools, we were surprised at the biodiversity in it. The visibility was terrible on the day, but it was less of an issue as most of the fauna & flora weren't very deep. We had a...More

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I have snorkeled in Mauritius and Mozambique, and areas in SA, but the best was from tidal tao. The care and professionalism and knowledge of the ocean and species is second to none. Amazing time had....

1  Thank Rho511
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18 November 2016|
Response from Tidal-Tao--Ballito | Property representative |
Hi Ernst, can I suggest perhaps trying the Safron House Tel: +27 (0)32 525 8707 Cell: +27 (0)79 494 0283 Or The Beach House 0845815573