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Seahorses and Deep Secrets

Seahorses and Deep Secrets This gallery is a little different!  Take a peek at some of Sodwana Bay's deep secrets! Come and dive with Triton and enjoy scuba diving at its best.





Scuba Diving with Triton Dive Lodge in Winter

Scuba Diving with Triton Dive Lodge in Winter Take a look at this gallery to see some of Sodwana Bay's secrets!  Harlequin shrimps, raggies, lion fish, leopard groupers!!!  We have been keeping a close eye on our seahorse…





Scuba Diving during 2014 with Triton Dive Lodge

Scuba Diving during 2014 with Triton Dive Lodge The diving this year so far has been amazing, we have had some awesome sightings, schooling hammerhead sharks, mantas, whalesharks, frog fish and even a juvenile seahorse (hippocampus histrix) at…





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The Coelacanth

Coelacanth Discovery by Triton Dive Charters On 28 October 2000, Pieter Venter, Peter Timm and Etienne le Roux were near the end of an eight-minute Trimix training dive ...

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Other usefull contacts

Memberships DAN Safety Partner Tel. 0860 242 242Mail. info@dansa.orgWeb. http://www.dansa.org CMAS-ISA Tel. 012 567 6229Mail. info@cmas.co.zaWeb. http://www.cmas.co.za Elephant Coast Tourism Tel. 035 562 0353Mail. info@elephantcoasttourism.comWeb. http://www.elephantcoasttourism.com South African Sustainable Seafood Initiative Tel. Not availableMail. sassi@wwf.org.zaWeb. ...

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Recommended Alternative Service Provider

Restaurants:Micro-Light Flights: Scenic introductory flights offered over the spectacular Sodwana Bay Coastline or overfly Lake Sibaya and see hippos and ...

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Sodwana Bay Malaria Information

The incidence of malaria in our area has been significantly reduced as result of multiple ongoing anti malaria campaigns. Precautions against malaria particularly between October and May are ...

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Parks and Game Reserves

Parks and Game Reserves Tembe Elephant Park Tembe Elephant park is a big five park and is home to 150 elephants in seven breeding herds.  The gate times in ...

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Sodwana Bay Info

Sodwana Bay The Agulhas current brings warm clear water to the east coast of South Africa where corals have colonised submerged fossil dunes and rocky platforms in a ...

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What makes Sodwana Bay Special
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 09:33    | Written by Eve    PDF Print E-mail

The Green Coral Tree at Diepgat CanyonSodwana Bay is said to be South Africa’s premier dive destination and one of the top ten dive sites in the world.  We would say it is the best on this planet but we are biased!

What makes Sodwana Bay special? Undescribed Jellyfish

Sodwana has undoubtedly the best coral reefs in South Africa, These reefs are of the most southerly coral reefs in the world and are fed by warm water sweeping South by the mighty Algulhas Current.  There are no rivers entering the sea for 100km on either side of us, no silt, sediment, nutrients or pollution.  Corals need a firm base to grow on and 2, 5, 7 and 9 mile are all solidified dunes from previous lower sea levels providing a perfect base for coral growth, add to this the fact that there are many canyons close to the shoreline which effectively intercept sand and dump it in the deeper waters instead of washing it onto the reef system.  All of these factors create perfect conditions for coral growth.

Read more... [What makes Sodwana Bay Special] Last Updated ( Monday, 04 December 2017 13:09 )
 
Triton Dive Charters & Lodge
Sunday, 15 November 2009 20:24    | Written by Administrator    PDF Print E-mail

scuba dive in Sodwana with Triton

Sodwana Bay's unspoilt BeachesCome to South Africa and scuba dive with Triton Dive Lodge in Sodwana Bay for the best scuba diving experience available.  We offer accommodation and scuba dive excursions for all levels of experience.

Scuba diving in Sodwana is a must and a trip to KwaZulu Natal in South Africa would be incomplete without spending some time at Triton Dive Lodge in Sodwana Bay and experiencing our amazing Coral Reefs.  The unspoilt Sodwana Bay coastline and endless sandy beaches gently slope into the clear warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean where a pristine tropical underwater paradise awaits you for a Triton diving experience of a lifetime.

Triton Dive Lodge is just far enough off the beaten track to ensure absolute peace and tranquility with no unwanted distractions.

Triton Dive Lodge’s accommodation ranges from comfortable two and four sleeper thatched cabins to double ensuite chalets and fully equipped two bedroom units neatly spaced around the premises to ensure maximum privacy. The rooms are airy, spacious and comfortable with an African theme.Undescribed Jelly Fish

When you are not scuba diving on Sodwana's abundant reefs, other Triton Dive Lodge facilities include a shady decked pool area for cooling off during the day, a restaurant and lounge, curio shop and a licenced bar.  Triton's equipped communal kitchen and barbecue area serves those who prefer the self catering option.  Triton Dive Lodge has a very tranquil and natural atmosphere, with large lawn areas and shady indigenous trees making it a lush oasis even in the height of summer.  Relaxed evenings see friendly people swapping diving tales whilst barbecuing under the bright African stars, alternatively a scrumptious meal and a bottle of South African wine from Triton’s Restaurant is a winning combination.

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LATEST SPECIALS!
Saturday, 13 August 2011 11:21    | Written by Eve    PDF Print E-mail


December School Holiday Special

Book a 3 night and 5 dive package and get 2 extra nights free of charge

Big kids under 18 years old stay for half price

applicable 7-22 December!!!!!!!!!

 

Spring Special
Make a booking from the 6th to the 30th November. 
Book a minimum of 3 dives and receive 35% off of your accommodation price for midweek dives.

 

November Special

Make a booking for November and receive a 10% discount on accommodation at weekend and 30% discount on mid-week!

 

Midweek special
Applicable from the 1st of September to the 30th of November (excl 21st & 24th September) sun-thurs 
Book 1 night get 1 night foc, book 2 nights get 2 nights foc

Terms and conditions apply

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Honeycomb moray and cleaner shrimp

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Diving into the Watery Realm of Clownfish
Monday, 19 March 2012 10:00    | Written by Administrator    PDF Print E-mail

Juvenile AnenomefishDivers and snorkelers alike may have had the opportunity to view anemonefish, also affectionately known as clownfish, in their natural habitat; but how many fully understand the complex association between these fish and their anemone homes? An astonishing symbiotic relationship exists between these two organisms, enabling the fish to enjoy a safe home, while the anemone is protected from predators and cleaned of parasites. These parasites, which live off the tissues of the anemone, as well as leftovers from the anemone’s dinner, provide food for the fish and enable the fish to stay close to home rather than having to venture into the dark and dangerous open ocean for food.  This relationship is described as mutualistic since both anemone and fish benefit. A pretty neat setup if you ask me!

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Sea Turtles of South Africa
Monday, 09 May 2011 14:25    | Written by Administrator    PDF Print E-mail

huge_leatherback_turtleSea Turtles of South Africa

Of the seven sea turtle species, five occur in South African waters. The green turtle, hawksbill and occasionally the olive ridley forage on reefs but only leatherback and loggerhead turtles nest along the northern beaches along the east coast of South Africa. The nesting area completely falls within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and is protected and managed by Ezemvelo KZN-Wildlife. South Africa has the longest continuous turtle monitoring program in the world. It was initiated in the 1963/1964 season. Since then, important research has been conducted that has contributed to the conservation of turtles globally.

 

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Featured Galleries

Scuba Diving with Geoff Spiby at Triton Dive Lodge 2014 Gallery

Scuba Diving with Geoff Spiby at Triton Dive Lodge 2014 Gallery We had a great weekends diving with award winning photographer Geoff Spiby, his wife Lynn, Georgina Jones and friends from Capetown in February 2014. Despite challenging conditions due to a cyclone in the Mozambique channel Geoff captured some awesome images including schools of slingers, stumpnose bigeyes and snappers on the amazing 6 mile reef.  Nudibranchs gallore including a Djibuti Giant that has made bikini reef his home and the green coral tree on 9 mile reef.  We were rewarded with dolphins and a whale shark to top the weeks diving on Sodwana Bay's incredible reefs.



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Diving to see the Coelacanths with Peter Timm and Triton Dive Lodge

Diving to see the Coelacanths with Peter Timm and Triton Dive Lodge The images in this gallery were all taken by Peter whilst diving to 110 metres in Jesser Canyon, Sodwana Bay, South Africa.  This is the only place in the world where you can dive to see a living coelacanth. Just a handful of divers have had the privilege to dive on Jesser Canyon and a few have been lucky enough to be rewarded with coelacanth sightings with the help of Peter Timm.  During March last year Peter diving with The Alternative Dive Group found and photographed coelacanths on a ten day expedition.  The photos were studied by Dr Kerry Sink…



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Scuba Diving with top photographer Geoff Spiby in February with Triton Dive Lodge

Scuba Diving with top photographer Geoff Spiby in February with Triton Dive Lodge In February Triton had the privilege of hosting and diving with top (award winning) South African photographer Geoff Spiby,  his wife Lynne and Georgina Jones, an invertebrate expert and passionate Cape-Town based diver. Sodwana Bay really came to the party and the fantastic diving conditions that  couldn’t have been better with day after day of endless viz and zero current. The trip developed as a final component of the Reef Atlas Project led by the South African National Biodiversity Institute and much discussion was devoted to developing new initiatives that divers can contribute to.  



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