Prizes and Sponsors

ALIWAL DIVE CENTRE

Aliwal Dive Centre was one of the very first dive charter operations in Umkomaas, established in 1995. Since then we have built on the solid reputation of Aliwal Dive Centre to earn the respect of the diving community in South Africa, United Kingdom, Europe and beyond. Clients can now be reassured that Aliwal Dive Centre meets a stringent list of safety and insurance criteria who prides themselves on their professionalism. Collectively our dedicated staff have over 60 years experience in the scuba and shark diving industries. We know our stuff!
We are active DAN SA Business Members and are proud to be DAN Safety Partners. We have progressed from only a charter operation in 1995 to a fully fledged PADI 5* Instructor Development Centre offering reef, wreck and shark dive charters, scuba training, shark cage snorkeling, for those who are not qualified divers, and affordable accommodation.
We are a dive, learn, eat and sleep all in one stop shop. We pride ourselves in our commitment to professionalism, customer care, safety and satisfaction. It is for this reason that we have our purpose built Dive Centre with accommodation above. Come experience for yourself our warm, friendly and chilled atmosphere!

PRIZE: R990 : 1 x SHARK CAGE DIVE

1 x SHARK CAGE DIVE, Cage Dive with Sharks , No experience needed , even if you cant Swim

CONTACT:

PERSON: Clare/Marrion
TEL W: +27 39 973 2233 / TEL C: +27 82 893 2852
E-MAIL: dive@aliwalshoal.co.za
WEBSITE: www.aliwalshoal.co.za

ANIMAL OCEAN

Animal Ocean specialists in seal snorkeling trips to Duiker Island, Cape Town. It is the ultimate wildlife experience for the adventurous traveler.

PRIZE : R1800.00 : 2 X SEAL SNORKELING EXPERIENCE

Swim With The Cape Fur Seals (R900.00 EACH) [WATCH HERE]

CONTACT:

CONTACT PERSON : Lauren
TEL W: +27 72 296 9132
EMAIL: info@animalocean.co.za
WEBSITE: www.animalocean.co.za

ROB ALLEN SPEARFISHING

Manufacturers of Rob Allen Spearfishing And Diving Equipment

PRIZE : R1500.00 : Scorpia Fins, GT Mask and Snorkel set

Rob Allen Scorpia Fins (R750.00)
Rob Allen GT Mask and Snorkel set (R750.00)
We will supply vouchers which can be redeemed for the prizes so winners can choose size and fit etc when collecting their prizes in instore.

CONTACT:

PERSON: Sergio Campos
TEL W: +27 31-3012241 ,
M:  +27 82-5878781
EMAIL: divefac@iafrica.com
WEBSITE: www.divefactory.co.za

DUC (DURBAN UNDERSEA CLUB)

Durban Undersea Club, DUC, as its familiarly known, is a family orientated, social activities club for people that have an interest in the ocean and it’s beaches.
The club offers activities & facilities such as:
Scuba Diving, Spearfishing, Underwater Hockey, Underwater Photography, Boating, Surf Ski, Marine Aquarist, Function & venue Hire.

PRIZE : R1350.00 : 3 X Books titled “Underwater Photography Masterclass” by Alexander Mustard

3 X Books titled “Underwater Photography Masterclass” by Alexander Mustard (R450.00 EACH)
There is an astonishing world just waiting to be photographed underwater.

With marine biologist Dr Alexander Mustard as your guide, you can learn all you need to know to explore the amazing creatures and landscapes that lie beneath the surface. From information about diving equipment and cameras, to crucial advice on understanding and controlling light underwater, this book provides all the background you need before you take the plunge.

Topics covered include wide-angle light, macro lighting, ambient light and macro techniques.

With the benefit of 30 years of experience taking underwater photographs, Alexander uses his wealth of knowledge to guide the reader in an authoritative, yet accessible, tone

CONTACT:

PERSON: Paul Smit
TEL W: +27 31 368 119

THE HATCHERY

The hatchery is an ex- prawn hatchery (strange but true)  right on the lagoon overlooking a deserted beach and game reserve. Be warned it is a different kind of place and comes with a twist  if you really want us to bore you with the details the pump house, artemia and maturation rooms have been changed into 8 rooms  each one can be experienced and enjoyed because they’re individual and different check out the room layouts and rates if cash is tight save a few bucks and squeeze in with some buddies or if you’re feeling flush or grumpy chill out on your own.

PRIZE : R1800.00 : ITEM: Weekend Getaway

Weekend away for two – subject to availability, Weekend away at The Hatchery self-catering accommodation, Voucher is valid until 30 Nov 2019

CONTACT:

PERSON: Matthew Myburgh
TEL W: +27 35 004 0016
EMAIL: matthew@thehatchery.co.za
WEBSITE: www.thehatchery.co.za

SCUBAPRO

SCUBAPRO first appeared in the scuba diving world in the early 1960’s. Today, SCUBAPRO remains a premier manufacturer of scuba diving equipment and employs over 400 people in 17 locations spread over 13 countries, covering 4 continents. At least 1 in every 2 employees is a diver and in several countries over 80% are divers, and over a third are instructors. SCUBAPRO is a Johnson Outdoors Inc. company.

PRIZE : R2195.00 : SEAWING NOVA FULL FOOT FINS

SEAWING NOVA FULL FOOT FINS- HIGH PERFORMANCE, FULL FOOT FIN WITH EXCEPTIONAL POWER, SPEED AND EFFICIENCY. Full Foot Version

CONTACT:

PERSON: Steve Rusznyak
TEL W: +27 11 444 6563
EMAIL:steve@scubapro.co.za
WEBSITE: www.scubapro.com

BACK TO BASICS ADVENTURES

Back To Basics Adventures – There is no adventure within your comfort zone !

PRIZE : R3000.00 : 5 DIVE PACKAGE

A 5 dive package for one person with focus on Pontas unique macro life!

CONTACT:

PERSON: Jenny and Rupert Stromvoll
EMAIL: jstromvoll@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.backtobasicsadventures.com

BLUE OCEAN DIVE RESORT

Blue Ocean Dive Resort is the only choice for your Scuba Diving holiday at Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast. Let us WOW you with our spectacular service, friendly and professional staff, 100% safety record and superior boats and equipment!!! Everyone checks in as clients, but leave as friends

PRIZE : R5400.00 : 2 NIGHT, 3 DIVE PACKAGE FOR 2

2 Nights Bed & Breakfast accommodation, 3 Reef / Wreck Dives at Aliwal Shoal, includes Cylinder & weight hire

CONTACT:

PERSON: Nicki Gibson
TEL W: +27 39 973 0456
TEL C: +27 081 569 0247
EMAIL: bookings@blueoceandive.co.za
WEBSITE: www.blueoceandive.co.za

CORAL DIVERS, SODWANA BAY

Coral Divers, Sodwana Bay offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere within the Isimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site. Sodwana Bay provides a vast array of unspoiled coral reefs and a huge diversity of fish species.

PRIZE : R3500: 3 NIGHT/5 DIVE PACKAGE FOR 1

3 night/5 dive package for 1 person in a standard cabin with private bathroom – valid for Low Season dates

CONTACT:

PERSON: Debby Oscroft
TEL W: +27 823012368
E-MAIL: marketing@coraldivers.co.za
WEBSITE: www.coraldivers.co.za/

PISCES DIVERS

Pisces Divers is a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centre in Simonstown.
We run daily charters to the Fur Seals, Sevengill sharks, Blue sharks and more!

PRIZE : R2850 : A PELAGIC SHARK TRIP FOR 1 PERSON

A full day trip off Cape Point to dive with Blue and Mako sharks.

CONTACT:

PERSON: MIKE NORTJE
TEL W: +27 21 786 3799
TEL C: +27 83 231 0240
E-MAIL: mike@piscesdivers.co.za
WEBSITE: www.piscesdivers.co.za/

AGULHAS HOUSE

A GUEST HOUSE AND DIVE LODGE: We have an onsite dive center creating a one stop shop for all your travelling and diving needs.
The design ethos behind Agulhas was to create accommodation that respected the quality expected the modern day discerning traveller and diver. Our passion about quality and service is carried over to the Dive Center where we are able to use our 25 years plus experience of running a successful dive operation and our experiences of diving around the world to ensure we offer you the best in dive service.
DIVE CENTRE: The only dive center with FREE nitrox in South Africa and unlimited dive times. A dive center run by divers for divers.
The onsite Dive Center is located toward the front of the property. Our Dive Center and boats have been designed and fully equipped to accommodate both technical divers (re-breather and twins) and open circuit divers. Our dive team will ensure all of your diving requirements are catered for. We pride ourselves on our friendly professional service. Long time leaders in the dive industry we cater for divers from entry level to the more advanced technical diver. Our full time professional Dive Masters will guide your dives on Aliwal Shoal, from Shark dives, deep reefs, wrecks and the beautiful reef itself. We have a full range of hire gear and over 70 cylinders. Both DIN and A-Clamps, from 3l to 15l in both steel and Ali. Our compressor pumps up to 300 bar and we offer FREE nitrox with our membrane system that was purchased in 2015. We run our dive.

PRIZE : R4950 : 3 X 3 DIVE PACKAGES

3 X 3 DIVE PACKAGES INCL.CYLINDER & NITROX (R1650 EACH)

CONTACT:

PERSON: Brett Louw
Skype: agulhashousebrett
TEL: +27 (0)39 973 1640
C: +27 (0)74 147 5249, Email info@agulhashouse.com,
WEBSITE: www.agulhashouse.com

ALIWAL DIVE CENTRE

Aliwal Dive Centre was one of the very first dive charter operations in Umkomaas, established in 1995. Since then we have built on the solid reputation of Aliwal Dive Centre to earn the respect of the diving community in South Africa, United Kingdom, Europe and beyond. Clients can now be reassured that Aliwal Dive Centre meets a stringent list of safety and insurance criteria who prides themselves on their professionalism. Collectively our dedicated staff have over 60 years experience in the scuba and shark diving industries. We know our stuff!
We are active DAN SA Business Members and are proud to be DAN Safety Partners. We have progressed from only a charter operation in 1995 to a fully fledged PADI 5* Instructor Development Centre offering reef, wreck and shark dive charters, scuba training, shark cage snorkeling, for those who are not qualified divers, and affordable accommodation.
We are a dive, learn, eat and sleep all in one stop shop. We pride ourselves in our commitment to professionalism, customer care, safety and satisfaction. It is for this reason that we have our purpose built Dive Centre with accommodation above. Come experience for yourself our warm, friendly and chilled atmosphere!

PRIZE : R930 : 2 x REEF DIVES

2 x reef dives on the Aliwal Shoal Reef

CONTACT:

PERSON: Basie Ackermann/Keith Rossouw
TEL W: +27 39 973 2233E-MAIL: dive@aliwalshoal.co.za
WEBSITE: www.aliwalshoal.co.za

GOZO AZUL DIVING – Ponta do Ouro

Gozo Azul was created in 2004 and has long been a popular diving destination in
Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique. Gozo Azul is an enthusiastic, friendly, family run diving and activities centre, based in Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique. With more than 16 years of experience in the Ponta area, the Gozo team are ready and waiting to take you out, to experience the thrill of the ocean. Daily we offer a variety of scuba diving and ocean safari options, that will take you to some of the most pristine coral reefs in Southern Africa, as well as tailor made ocean explorer safaris visiting the picturesque Santa Maria and Inhaca Islands. We offer a wide range of PADI courses, available from beginner to professional levels, as well as a wide variety of accommodation options. For the ultimate in excitement, head out with us for a shark dive (Oct-May) at Pinnacles. This was voted one of the top 8 shark dives in the world, with 19 species now having been recorded there. And as if that wasn’t enough we can also assist you in booking an amazing experience where you can swim with wild Dolphins as well as whale watching trips (Seasonal).

PRIZE : R1600 : 3 DIVE PACKAGE

3 dive package with gear your reef tax ( divers tax ) included.

CONTACT:

PERSON: Natalie
TEL C: 00258 844516110
E-MAIL: natalie@gozo-azul.co.za
WEBSITE: www.gozo-azul.co.za

INTERNATIONAL DIVING SYSTEMS OF SOUTH AFRICA

IDSSA are the agents for Weefine, Aquatica, Tecline and Finnsub in South Africa

PRIZE : R6800 : WEEFINE RINGFLASH 3000

WEEFINE RINGFLASH 3000

CONTACT:

PERSON: Ivan van Heerden
TEL C: +27 829652406
EMAIL: ivan@idssa.net
WEBSITE: www.idssa.net

DIVETEK

Africa’s largest dive store.

PRIZE : R3999 : OrcaTorch D820V

OrcaTorch D820V

CONTACT:

PERSON: Byron
TEL W: +27 117911095
E-MAIL: byron@divetek.co.za
WEBSITE: www.divetek.co.za

SA SPORT & CARGO

Thule helps you transport anything you care for safely, easily and in style so that you are free to live your active life.

PRIZE : R1299 : THULE LEGEND GOPRO ADVANCED CASE

Thule Legend GoPro Advanced case

CONTACT:

PERSON: Jamie
TEL W: +27 315021044
TEL C: +27 847881401
E-MAIL: support@thule.co.za
WEBSITE: www.thule.com/en/za