Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair
Oct04

Free Diving – A Breathtaking Love Affair

We had the pleasure of chatting to the magical Daniela from Cape Town Freediving. How did you get into freediving? Daniela: “My fascination with water started at a very young age. If I look at my baby album, I was swimming before I was walking.  So it’s always been something very close to me. Through times of strife, water was my place of safety so to speak.  Water has always been a place of happiness I suppose, creativity...

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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.    How long have you been scuba diving and what is diving to you? Theo: “Sho, okay – I have diving for about ten years. What got me into diving was actually snorkeling in Sodwana. The feeling of putting your face underwater and everything becomes quiet. It’s a peaceful place for me. It’s interesting ‘cause diving falls under the extreme underwater...

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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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Sneak Peek of Attenborough’s Blue Planet II
Feb27

Sneak Peek of Attenborough’s Blue Planet II

It took 4 years to film, visiting 39 countries and 6 000 hours of underwater filming to depths of 1 000m. This is David Attenborough’s latest BBC natural history epic, Blue Planet II the sequel to his 2001 series. The first episode was shot on the Wild Coast. We took a closer look at this incredible production. He was astounded by what he saw captured by the sophisticated camera technology now available. This is a seven-part series. ...

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Competition winner Amy shares her underwater photo-shoot
Feb19

Competition winner Amy shares her underwater photo-shoot

We had some great feedback from our Underwater Photoshoot winner – Amy Harding-Goodman. And we are thrilled to be able to share the fruits of Gabriella Slegrova’s talent as a photographer. This is what Amy had to say: “I had an amazing time with this talented photographer. It was a wonderful prize to win and it taught me so much about underwater photography. It was so much more challenging than I expected, and it gave me new...

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Underwater Photoshoot Winner
Feb02

Underwater Photoshoot Winner

Underwater Photoshoot Winner A huge Congratulations to our lucky fish winner! Amy Harding-Goodman She’s part of the crew of ocean-going swimmers who simply love all things aquatic. Amy can choose one of her friends to join her for the photoshoot and make her underwater date a double-date! Happy swimming. TeamAmanzi  P.S. Remember to sign up for our free newsletter and get competitions like these and exceptional aquatic stories...

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