In the heart of Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique’s Campsite, is a little piece of heaven, a slither of gold, formerly known as The Whaler.  operating now as Underwater Explorers.

 

The beauty, view, accessibility and warm family environment, stays the same, catering for divers and friends, alike. With dive centre, accommodation, and easy access to the beach, Underwater Explorers is the place to be in Southern Mozambique.

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Diving

Gear Hire

Shallow Reefs: 10-18m

Advanced dives: 18+m

"DIVE.
EXPERIENCE. EXPLORE"

From dolphins to whales and whale sharks, bass to hammerheads and zambezi sharks, Mozambique offers spectacular diving with many species and vast variety of sea life. Join us for an underwater adventure, from shallow reefs for Open water, to deeper shark dives for the more advanced diver... a little something for everyone. The water temperature ranges from 21 ºC, with recorded visibility of 25+ meters in winter, May to August. In summer, 29ºC with15 to 20 meters visibility which illustrates excellent diving all year round. All divers must present proof of certification prior to first dive and fill out a standard diving indemnity form. With Oxygen and DAN Kit onboard the rubber duck, The Whaler can accommodate 13 divers.

 

Dives can be booked at Underwater Explorers Dive Centre in Ponta do Ouro.

 

If you are not a diver, come and experience the turtle research programme. The loggerhead and leatherback turtles frequent Ponta's beaches, nesting from November to March and there are dolphins galore.

Don't have your own? We have gear for hire.
Please allow our staff to assist you in finding the required item.

 

BCD

DV

Cylinder

Fins

Wetsuit

Mask

Weightbelt

Torch

Divers Alert Network, the diving industry’s largest association dedicated to scuba diving safety.

 

Serving scuba divers for more the 20-years, DAN provides emergency assistance, medical information resources, educational opportunities and more. Whether you are just learning how to scuba dive or are a veteran of the sport, DAN has a great deal to offer you. DAN is supported by membership dues and dive accident cover.

 

Through its non-profit efforts DAN first recognised the need for scuba divers to have cover to help cover the cost of treatment for scuba diving injuries.

 

DAN fulfilled that need by developing diving’s first dive accident cover program, still the industry leader 20-years later!

Don't have your own? We have gear for hire.
Please allow our staff to assist you in finding the required item.

 

BCD

DV

Cylinder

Fins

Wetsuit

Mask

Weightbelt

Torch

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Reef

 

Ridge

 

Texas

 

Breadloaf

 

Creche

 

Doodles

 

Blacks

 

Paradise

 

Reef

 

Anchor

 

Rianna's Ledge

 

Aquarium

 

Kev's Ledge

 

Three Sisters

 

Pinnacles

 

Depth

 

12-16m

 

12-16m

 

10-14m

 

10-14m

 

10-16m

 

10-15m

 

10-18m

 

Depth

 

18- 21m

 

19-25m

 

20 - 24m

 

21-24m

 

21-25m

 

28- 42m

 

What you might expect

 

A large cave and overhangs on this reef.

 

A large reef with overhangs and arches.

 

Plate coral, rays and scorpion fish.

 

Juvenile reef fish, on masse.

 

Octopus, potato bass, rays, moray eels and game fish.

 

Moray eels a plenty, frog fish and octopus.

 

Gullies, overhangs, corals moray eels and turtles.

 

 

What you might expect

 

A large reef with an anchor on the southern end.

 

Swim through with an incredible variety of fish.

 

A pinnacle rock with a hole in the middle.

 

A rock ledge.

 

Three pinnacle rocks about 70m apart

 

Hammerheads, Zambezi's and game fish and manta rays.
A Deep drop into the ocean

 

 

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