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Aliwal Shoal Scuba

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1 Roland Norris Drive, Umkomaas 4170 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I decided to go to the Lodge to do my Divemaster. I stayed there for almost three months and it was the best time I’ve ever had, it was really life changing. Everyone is so helpful and friendly, it is really like having a second...More

Thank LuniLena
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The first time my husband went diving, I waited in the car. When he came back I went to go greet him in the reception area. Little did I know that my holiday and my life was about to change! As my husband booked his...More

Thank Inge-Marne
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Very happy to dive with Aliwal Shoal Scuba All the staff is very friendly and professional Our guide , Tristan is also a very good diver and know perfectly the sites dives We spend 3 days in the beginning of July 2018 with them for...More

Thank BrunoL2103
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

World class diving and the loveliest hospitality. I can't sing praises loud enough for this operation. From inquiry to booking to sad hugs goodbye, this place was truly a miracle! They respond with lightning speed and do everything they can to make the experience warm,...More

Thank Charlie B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went for our Open water qualification course and had a wonderful time. Coby was a great instructor and the whole team was extremely helpful. All the equipment was in a great condition and safety was a top priority. We would definitely be back.

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Umkomaas Lodge Dive Charters / Aliwal Shoal Scuba is the only dive centre in town that is located directly on the beachfront. Our diving facilities are exemplary with a full gear and wet room and onsite cylinder More compressors that can provide both air and nitrox fills. We have a fully stocked shop at the centre that sells first and secondhand dive equipment of all descriptions, and customers can also hire full gear from us. For those coming to do courses with us, we have a heated dive tank for use during confined water sessions. The dive centre provides customers with hot showers upon returning from dives, and has a deck area overlooking the ocean. The deck boasts two brick braai areas and a Jacuzzi, making it the ideal place to relax after a long day out at sea. We have onsite accommodation, ranging from highly affordable backpacker rooms to luxurious four star ones, and guests are more than welcome to visit our next-door bar and restaurant, Waves. Umkomaas Lodge Dive Charters' proximity to the world-famous Aliwal Shoal, which lies just 4 km directly offshore means that we can offer diving of the very highest calibre. Year round, the Shoal is home to impressive megafauna as well as stunning macro life. We offer reef and baited dives, the latter of which allows you the opportunity to encounter the sharks for which South Africa is famous. During the summer months, the Shoal is home to the rare and beautiful tiger shark, while the humpback whales and raggedtooth sharks reign during the cooler months. Our staff are hugely enthusiastic about what they do, and are friendly and helpful. Come to the Shoal, and let us show you the wonders of our underwater world! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$12 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Umkomaas Lodge Dive Charters
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umkomaas
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$12 - US$49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Umkomaas Lodge Dive Charters
Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Umkomaas
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Traveller (33)
Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (13)
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"didn't stay here, but used the scuba and divemaster services"
kevinmH6904TZ
10 Jan 2018
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"Pay the extra, go 4 star."
tonyeade
24 Jan 2017
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"Room 10 such a nice view"
chandy709
29 Oct 2015
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"Room 10 - 180 degree sea view."
ELizaveta_23
31 Aug 2015
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