The sardine wildlife ‘migration’ is actually still relatively mysterious, although there are, of course, theories. This is an event for everyone to enjoy - be it bird watchers, marine-life enthusiasts, amateur or highly experienced divers or snorkellers. Experience the Sardine Run beneath the waves or above. Either way it has been described as one of the greatest marine spectacles on earth.
The size of France and Spain combined, and roughly twice the size of Texas, it varies from the picturesque Garden Route towns of the Western Cape to the raw subtropical coast of northern KwaZulu-Natal, with the vast Karoo semi-desert across its heart and one of Africa’s premier safari destinations, Kruger National Park, in the northeast.
Your visit includes the warm waters of the Indian Ocean which is home to an incredible array of species, and some of the world’s most prolific reefs can be found just off the Maputaland Coast. The area’s reputation for superb diving is based on the sheer numbers of fish and other marine life to be seen, and the distinct possibility of encounters with iconic marine species.