Scuba Diving Cape Town with Into The Blue
Oct02

Scuba Diving Cape Town with Into The Blue

We had the opportunity to interview Theo, from Into The Blue Diving Centre. Theo is a Dive Instructor, with intimate knowledge of the ocean, its creatures, and its moods. He shared personal insight into the life of a Scuba Diver in Cape Town. Find out what the perks, and challenges, of this extreme (and perhaps extremely meditative) water sport are!  How long have you been scuba diving and what is diving to you? Theo: Sho, okay...

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Take the plunge at the Two Oceans Aquarium
Mar26

Take the plunge at the Two Oceans Aquarium

As an experienced dive instructor, I’ve had the privilege of diving in the most awe-inspiring underworld locations in Southern Africa. However, I had never been to the one special space on our doorstep that offers a dive experience like none other. Scuba diving at the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town is definitely worthy of being included on everyone’s bucket list. This was my experience. By Lisa Leathes. Diving with a diving legend...

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Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town
Jan25

Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town

Top 10 Tidal Pools in Cape Town  Only 13 out of 35 public swimming pools in Cape Town remain open. The rest are closed in a desperate bid to preserve our precious water reserves. These days most private pools are looking more like frog ponds. Thankfully our surrounding oceans have plenty of water. Our coastline boasts a range of natural tidal pools offering welcome relief from a sweltering Cape Summer. The Beauty of Tidal Pools  The...

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Cave Diving – boldly going where no man has gone before
Jan15

Cave Diving – boldly going where no man has gone before

Cave diving is classified as an extreme sport. The list of things that can go wrong is endless. Equipment or light failure, leaking scuba tanks, broken guidelines, getting lost, cave collapse and poor visibility, to name a few. This 69-year old Marine Biology Professor defies the risks and dives to places no other humans have been to discover new life. Cave Diving is all in a typical day’s work He’s not your typical bespectacled...

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A true story about Turtles – Georgina Jones
Oct25

A true story about Turtles – Georgina Jones

Over a hundred million years ago, a lumbering armour-plated creature decided to head back to the sea. Maybe life on land was just too dangerous. Or maybe the effort of hauling all that armour around on its sturdy legs was just too much. Or maybe there was tempting food to be had.  Our guest contributor, Georgina Jones, a highly-regarded marine naturalist and author, shares her extensive marine knowledge on turtles with our readers. ...

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Wildlife photographer of the year 2017 finalists
Sep15

Wildlife photographer of the year 2017 finalists

The Wildlife photographer of the Year competition has been hosted by the Natural History Museum, London for the past 52 years. They have just released a shortlist of 2017 finalists. Amanzi peeks at the spell-binding underwater images in the finals and finds out what makes a winning photo.  Swim Gym – (Laurent Ballesta, France) Laurent is one of the finalists in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Ballesta is a...

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