Immersed in a world of fascinating sea life, coral and other squishy things that wriggle and blow bubbles, snorkelling gives you the opportunity to explore a world millions of people don’t get to experience. Even the smallest tidal pool can prove amazing for a bout of snorkelling, but if you want the very best in underwater viewing, check out these top 10 spot for snorkelling in Southern Africa.
Knysna is a beautiful spot filled with great dive and snorkel spots. Coney Glen offers great rock pools for some leisurely snorkelling fun in the sun. Knysna is home to the Knysna Seahorse which is both rare and beautiful, but if you have a little patience and good eye, you could spot one. Considered to be endangered, if you do manage to lay your eyes of one of these beauty, you’ll want to have your underwater camera ready!
Plettenberg Bay, along the Garden Route is filled with plenty of invertebrates, like sponges, anemones and nudibranchs. These organisms offer a brilliant array of colours for a dose of fun underwater discovery.
Tsitsikamma Marine Park
Storms River at Tsitsikamma Marine Park is filled with rare marine animals, but be careful of rough waters. – Discover Africa