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Underwater Photo Location: Aliwal Shoal

Underwater Photo Location: Aliwal Shoal

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One of the most relaxed and wonderfull places to dive in South Africa
Facts about Aliwal Shoal
  • It is in South Africa
  • The typical depth is 0-50 Metres 0-160 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
dayboatshorewreckwallnight

Marine Life
bigsmallsharkswhalesdolphinsturtlescoralkelpshoalsstinging

Diving facilities
airnitroxhireinstructionguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideangleprocessingfilmpfriendly

by Victor Tabernero
Black Tip Shark in Aliwhal Shoal

by Victor Tabernero
A second actor in a film plenty of principal actors!!! This a merecely tribute for Remoras, a great health shark contributors

by Victor Tabernero
Sand Tiger Shark at dusk

by Allen Walker
Free

by Allen Walker
Whip Coral Goby taken on the Nebo, Aliwal Shoal. Came out a little different with some really basic changes!

by Allen Walker
Raggie, Aliwal Shaol, Cathederal.

by Allen Walker
Frogfish close-up.....

by Allen Walker
Taken on Aliwal Shoal, just ones of those shots I think really worked...(Taken with Sony W17 C.D.C.)

by Allen Walker
Sure way of improving your breath hold ability....

by Allen Walker
Cleaning time....

by Allen Walker
The best imitation I have ever seen of Donatello...the Ninja turtle!

by Allen Walker
A pretty rarely seen Pineapple Fish taken on Aliwal Shaol

by Allen Walker
Rather inquisitive Raggie, taken at Raggies Cave, Aliwal Shoal

by Victor Tabernero
Shark Ambient

by Victor Tabernero
Bat Fish taken at Nebo Wreck

by Victor Tabernero
Black Tip Shark in Aliwal Shoal

by Allen Walker
Red and White

by Allen Walker
Accent through thousands of juvenile fish on the Nebo, Aliwal Shoal, Umkomaas

by Victor Tabernero
Sharks, what a nice animals!!

by Victor Tabernero
Get closer

by Allen Walker
Mix and Match Nudi Love :), found this rather uncommon coupling of 2 different nudibranchs, anyone got some info?

by Allen Walker
Porcelain Crab taken on Aliwal shoal, taken with W17 Sony and used internal flash.

by Allen Walker
An awesome dive and a sporting model

by Allen Walker
Taken off Howards Castle, South Coast, Clansthal

by Allen Walker
Pretty in Pink....

by Allen Walker
Manta hovering over North Sands...taken a while ago (2007)

by Victor Tabernero
A Splited World!! Low speed shutter for giving movement and dramatic view!

by Victor Tabernero
Black Tip Sharks in action!!

by Allen Walker
Peek a Boo....

by Victor Tabernero
What a wonderful World!

by Victor Tabernero
What a wonderful creature!! Save the Sharks!!

by Victor Tabernero
From the darkness

by Victor Tabernero
Is there any other colour more marvelous than Blue?

by Allen Walker
This was as close as I wanted her to get, not to sure the Raggie was thinking the same.....

by Victor Tabernero
Magic Creatures

by Victor Tabernero
A Sea Plenty of Life

by Victor Tabernero
People thinks that sharks are dangerous...but don´t...I trust in them more than in some people!!

by Victor Tabernero
Dancing with fishes!!

by Victor Tabernero
Last image of ther year. A compendium about mankind and Wildife!!

by Victor Tabernero
The Smile

by Victor Tabernero
When the light gives the life

by Victor Tabernero
"if you think you are enough close, get closer"

by Victor Tabernero
Living like a King, in the top of its kingdom!!

by Victor Tabernero
Wonderful Colours!

by Victor Tabernero
The Green Tree of Life!!

by Victor Tabernero
Huge Raggie female!!

by Victor Tabernero
Black Tip Shark

by Dray Van Beeck
Bull Shark, Zambezi.

by Dray Van Beeck
Happy Tiger.

by Kenneth Hicks
Clown Fish

by Kenneth Hicks
eel, shot off aliwal shoal umkamaas south africa

by Kenneth Hicks
frog fish

by Dray Van Beeck
Raggy at Aliwal Shoal.

by Carlo Alberto Mari
Blacktip Shark

by Carlo Alberto Mari
Reggie tooth Shark

by Carlo Alberto Mari
Blacktip Sharks

by Carlo Alberto Mari
Blacktip Sharks

by Carlo Alberto Mari
Blacktip Shark

by Andrew Kemp
Three is a crowd when there is love in the water :-)

by Allen Walker
Big Bad Bass...:)

by Paul Cowell
This is a black tip, we were actually there for the tiger sharks, but these were good enough for me.

by Michael Hindley
This opportunity came about on a dive at Aliwal Shoal at the end of July 2010. It was around 10:00 in the morning at a depth of 18-20m with good conditions all around.

by Dray Van Beeck
Feeding blacktip

by Dray Van Beeck
Oceanic blacktips...

by Dray Van Beeck
Sharkwater...

by Dray Van Beeck
In your face...

by Allen Walker
Extremely bad viz is not always such a bad thing for a photograph :)

by Afflitti Gianluca
bull sharks

by Afflitti Gianluca
face to face.........

by Afflitti Gianluca
lunch Dolphin

by Afflitti Gianluca
big tiger...........

by Ivo Kocherscheidt
A TIGER SHARK WITH ITS ENTOURAGE, PHOTOGRAPHED OF UMKOMAAS, ALIWAL SHOAL, SOUTH AFRICA

by Allen Walker
This guys was to cool, not interested in me at all.

by Andreas Dimitriou
two sharks attack

by Afflitti Gianluca
no fear...

by John Miller
On a Shark dive with about twenty Black Tips around when I was lucky to get one of them who had just eaten a black tail fish,

by John Miller
Off Scottburgh on the Natal South Coast, Nikon D7000 wide angle lens, Black Tip Sharks

by Jenny Strömvoll
Oceanic blacktip shark in Durban.

by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip and followers. Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. May 2014

by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip. Aliwal Shoal, South Africa. Canon 7D, sigma 8-16mm, Nauticam housing, Sea & Sea YS-D1 strobes

by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip, Aliwal shoal, South Africa

by Phil Wills
Oceanic blacktip, Aliwal shoal, South Africa

by Allen Walker
"The Bass and Entourage" - A Black and White rendition.

by Geo Cloete
~ Air Rush ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Energetic Avenue ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Shark Pond ~ One of my Happy places!

by Gemma Dry
Blacktip - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa

by Gemma Dry
Hot Lips! Potato Bass - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa

by Marco Calvani
Oceanic Black Tip backlight

by Marco Calvani
Natural light at the Aliwal Shoal. Great visibility (around 10 meters), but it's a one shoot picture, because of the huge current that day

by Gemma Dry
Playful Tiger Shark on Aliwal Shoal - South Africa

by Allen Walker
"Vexation" This young female raggie finally snapped and fought back when a big potato bass kept on pushing her around, I was lucky enough to capture the moment.

by Allen Walker
"Its all in the Eye"

by Allen Walker
"A Moment in Time" An early birthday gift from the ocean yesterday, feeling blessed to have spent 2 days join the ocean witnessing some amazing natural events and behaviours.

by Geo Cloete
~ Hang On ~

by Kerri Keet
We found a trio of elusive pineapple fish hiding in a small tunnel system under the rocks. I love the way their shadows fall on the sand.

by Gemma Dry
Blacktip on Aliwal Shoal

by Gemma Dry
Blacktip sharks - Aliwal Shoal - South Africa

by Gemma Dry
Got my eye on you - Blacktips - Aliwal Shoal

by Gemma Dry
Potato Bass - Cathedral - Aliwal Shoal

by Gemma Dry
Mr Potato and his little friends.

by Gemma Dry
Blacktip shark at Aliwal Shoal

by Gemma Dry
Raggie in the Cathedral - RSA

by Kerri Keet
Diver admiring the view over Aliwal Shoal

by Kerri Keet
Reef of Aliwal Shoal with sunlight in the background

by Kerri Keet
A perfect picture highlighting the benign nature of sharks. The diver wasn't even aware that he wasn't the center of attraction in the shot, until the shark swam in between us.

by Kerri Keet
Oceanic Blacktip Shark admiring his reflection in my dome

by Kerri Keet
Close encounter with an Oceanic Blacktip Shark at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa

by Geo Cloete
~ Follow the Light ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Beam Me Up ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Electrified ~

by Gemma Dry
Blacktip Shark on Aliwal Shoal with remoras

by Gemma Dry
Delicate Feathers - Castle Reef - Aliwal Shoal

by Kris Davies
Oceanic Black-tip piercing through a bubble stream of a diver below. Taken at Aliwal shoal.

by Gemma Dry
Close Encounters of the Tiger Shark Kind!

by Gemma Dry
Shark Soup - The good kind :-)

by Rosa Amanda Tuiran
Eel from up close in the Aliwal Shoal Reef

by Rosa Amanda Tuiran
Black tip sharks in Aliwal Shoal

by Tanya Houppermans
'Aliwal Aura' - A blacktip shark glides through the light rays piercing the emerald-green waters of Aliwal Shoal, South Africa

by Yuping Chen
Oceanic Blacktip Shark/Aliwal Shoals,Durban, South Africa/Canon 5D MarkIII, 8-15mm fisheye lens,Inon Z240*2, F6.3,1/200,ISO200

by John Miller
Humpback Whale and Calf off the Durban South Coast of South Africa on their annual Migration, shot with a Nikon D7000

by John Miller
Tiger Shark while snorkeling with a Nikon D7000

by John Miller
Tiger Shark while snorkeling with a Black Tip in the back ground, Tiger was a player would not leave me alone what an experience, shot with a Nikon D7000

by Gemma Dry
Oops I cut the dorsal off...but this shark was beautiful ;-) Blacktip on Aliwal Shoal in stunning light...so lucky :)

by Gemma Dry
Oceanic Blacktips having a quick snack at the surface.

by Geo Cloete
~ Band of Brothers ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Propeller Head ~
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