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Marine Diving Placement

Based at a scenic coastal diving lodge a stones throw away from the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO world heritage site teeming with wildlife from elephants to birds and reptiles. Accommodation is made of private chalets, rooms and communal areas in a backpacker style setting.

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About the Accommodation

Tucked away in a small coastal town in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. A short drive from golden sand beaches and the ocean, launch yourself into an underwater world of coral reefs and vibrant fish and marine animals!

The Lodge

Open spaceous outdoorsy area's with raise walkways, rich with plants and tree's make for a tranquil and calm environment that you'll call home... perfect for relaxing when not taking part in dives or activities.


You'll have the choice to stay in private houses, chalets with en-suits, cabins or bunkhouses. If your coming alone, as a couple or in a group you can decide if you want to be social or need your space. All accommodation comes fully equiped with mosquito nets, power sockets and fans.

Toilets and bathrooms

If you've opted for a private house or chalet and en-suit, you'll have your own private bathroom.

For double/twin and shared cabins, there shared bathooms are avalible

Communal Area and Kitchen

The lodge itself is a social environment, as you work and get to know your dive mates you'll be able to make the most of the many social areas both outside and in. From BBQ (or Braai locally) and fire pits to lounging, bar and dinning areas. Oftern the people you meet along the way are as imporant as the activities itself!

If you opt for your own private house or chalet, you'll have your own area's to spend your time as you wish.

On-site Amenities

​On-site Activities
Although you will be studying when not on activities, there will be leisure time in the evening and during weekends. You can spend this time socialising around the camp, swapping stories about your day and getting to know your fellow group members.

Board games, ball games and cards are popular, so feel free to bring your favourite.


The site itself is quite remote and although there is phone signal it is limited.

For those who wish to purchase their own South African SIM card and phone, you will have a chance to do so when ariving at the airport


There is an on-site launderette which you will be able to access, so you can keep your clothes fresh and clean - and ready to get mucky again during activities

Fencing and Security

The site is fully fenced off to keep a comfortable and safe environment.


Animals such as monkeys like to visit the lodge or others such as snakes during the summer months. When this occurs, staff will explain any health and safety concerns to ensure that you are comfortable with their presence and understand how to co-exist with them.

Although the place is well illuminated at night, please do stay vigilant.

Rules and Respect

The site itself is your home, so please treat the place along with other guests and staff who share the accommodation with you with the respect they deserve, and you will be treated likewise.

Equally, be mindful that you are in a protected area. Anyone found making a mess, damaging the environment or wildlife risk failing the course or being asked to leave.

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