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Underwater Photo Location: Aliwal Shoals

Underwater Photo Location: Aliwal Shoals

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Dived with "scubaadicts" - very professional outfit. Difficult diving, strong currents and rough seas big ocean swells. RIB launch through 3m surf was adventure in itself. Main purpose of dive was tiger sharks and although we sometimes had 7 round us up to 5m long, didn't get any decent shots
Facts about Aliwal Shoals
  • It is in South Africa
  • Aliwal Shoals is in the Indian Ocean.
  • The typical depth is 0-10 Metres 0-30 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
dayboat

Marine Life
bigsmallsharksdolphinsturtles

Diving facilities
airhireguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideangle

by Ian Johnston
One of about 40 blacktips around us on the Aliwal Shoals. Shot with Canon Powershot G10 with Epoch 230 flash March 2009

by Allen Walker
In the shadows....... (no cropping)

by Dray Van Beeck
blacktips

by Dray Van Beeck
blacktips 2

by Dray Van Beeck
Oceanic blacktip

by Afflitti Gianluca
hunger.....

by Afflitti Gianluca
face to face with tiger shark

by Afflitti Gianluca
in the foreground

by Afflitti Gianluca
sharks in the dark

by Afflitti Gianluca
gnamm..

by Afflitti Gianluca
shark 1

by Jenny Strömvoll
Oceanic Blacktip shark

by Geo Cloete
~ Eskimos ~ As with just about anything, our judgement of it is defined by our perception of it. Once you have shed the perception the media would like you to have about shark, your eyes open & you can appreciate their beauty and expressions.

by Tanya Houppermans
'Portrait of an Oceanic Blacktip' - Taken at Aliwal Shoals, South Africa

by Tanya Houppermans
'Flyby' - A blacktip shark passes by with a group of remoras trailing along at Aliwal Shoals, South Africa

by Allen Walker
"Serenity" Oceanic Blacktip cruising quietly past as the sun sets on a beautiful calm ocean - another end to an amazing day out on the ocean with these awesome animals!

by Geo Cloete
~ Racing Extinction ~
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