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Pier at lake Grevelingen
By Eduard Bello
posted 11:15 CST Today (within the last hour)
Cratena peregrina
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted 09:53 CST Today (2 hours ago)
Clown fish and trigger fish
Maldives .
Nikon D800E   macro wide   two strobo
By Marchione Giacomo
posted 09:21 CST Today (2 hours ago)
Nurse shark in the sunset
Fish eye with Super dome
Nikon D800E
By Marchione Giacomo
posted 09:18 CST Today (2 hours ago)
Trying to upload photo
By J. Daniel Horovatin
posted 08:54 CST Today (3 hours ago)
Nembrotha standing tall in Okinawa
By Andrew Delano
posted 07:09 CST Today (4 hours ago)

Underwater Photo Location: Sodwana Bay, Sodwana Bay National Park

Underwater Photo Location: Sodwana Bay, Sodwana Bay National Park

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Boat entry, rough launches, lots of charters to choose from. Always early morning starts
Selection of reefs: 2 mile, 5 mile, 7 mile and 9 mile - these are the distances from shore (boat ride).
Varying depths, lots of variety of reefs, amazing marine life.
Viz can be an issue as the current and swell can pick up considerably with changing winds etc., but always a challenge and lots of fun. Not for the faint-hearted.
Facts about Sodwana Bay, Sodwana Bay National Park
  • It is in South Africa
  • Sodwana Bay, Sodwana Bay National Park is in the Mozambique Channel.
  • The typical depth is 0-50 Metres 0-160 Feet.
  • The typical visibility is 10-30 Metres 30-100 Feet.
Dive types
shorenight

Marine Life
bigsmallsharkswhalesdolphinsturtlescoralshoalsstinging

Diving facilities
airnitroxrepairshireinstructionguidedfriendly

Photo facilities
macrowideanglepfriendly

by Genna Seymour
Funky nudi! Taken in rough conditions, Nikon D200 with Sea&Sea casing

by Allen Walker
Plain and Simple

by Dray Van Beeck
Honeycomb moray

by Allen Walker
A "Reefscape" from Sodwana

by Allen Walker
Tiny Crab and her future kin, look carefully :)

by Allen Walker
The beauty of Sodwana

by Allen Walker
I do not think there is a category for this photograph, it is just a simple picture showing the natural beauty of Uniform coral. Hope you like it. (Not sure I do :))

by Allen Walker
Ribbon Eel image taken on Hop Scotch, in Sodwana, South Africa

by Allen Walker
Circles of Life #18 - Ocean Planets

by Geo Cloete
~ Painterly ~

by Geo Cloete
~ Altar ~

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Cleaning Station. Durban dancers(also known as camel shrimps) doing a manicure

by Peet J Van Eeden
Boulder Hopping

by Peet J Van Eeden
Potato Bass and cleaner wrasse

by Peet J Van Eeden
Old Time Favorite Twobar Clownfish

by Peet J Van Eeden
The Coral Cruncher Parrot Fish and cleaner wrasse with its formidable teeth to crunch coral

by Peet J Van Eeden
The beauty of a Giant Sea Clam

by Peet J Van Eeden
The siphon of a giant sea clam

by Peet J Van Eeden
Look!

by Peet J Van Eeden
Integrate patterns of a brain coral

by Peet J Van Eeden
The building blocks of a coral reef

by Peet J Van Eeden
Wiggle Dancer The continuous movement of a twobar clownfish in a sea anemone increases the seawater circulation and hence increases its growth and supply of nutrients to its host.
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