Sardine Run, South Africa 2020 - Now Available!

Updated: Oct 16

What is the Sardine Run? Watch this..

..and you get to dive and see this!


When?:

01 - 09 July 2020

Since 2016 we have been doing group trips to South Africa for the Sardine Run. Between 2016 and 2019 there has been great action of bait balls being hunted by dolphins, sharks and whales. We have chosen the dates June-July 2020 as this has been reliably the best time to hit the migration.


What’s included?:

  • Transfers to and from Mthatha (Umtata) airport to Port St. Johns

  • 8 Nights accommodation at Port St. johns River Lodge

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner (lunch packs when at sea)

  • 6 Full days of Sardine Run action

  • Air support with plane spotting

  • Cylinder and air fills

  • Weight belt and weights

  • Diver permits

  • Highly qualified team of Skippers and Guides

  • Donation to the Shark Guardian Charity to support shark conservation, educational programs and research projects


What you can see almost every day:


Program Itinerary & Details:

Day 1: Arrive Mthatha Airport and transfer to Port St. Johns River Lodge

Day 2: Full day Unlimited Sardine Run Diving

Day 3: Full day Unlimited Sardine Run Diving

Day 4: Full day Unlimited Sardine Run Diving

Day 5: Relaxing Day / sight seeing

Day 6:Full day Unlimited Sardine Run Diving

Day 7:Full day Unlimited Sardine Run Diving

Day 8: Full day Unlimited Sardine Run Diving

Day 9: Transfer to Mthatha Airport


Cost:

Per Person Sharing: US$ 2,590 per person sharing


Per Person Single: US$ 2,740 per person


50% Deposit (NON REFUNDABLE) required to secure booking

FULL PAYMENT REQUIRED by 01 FEBRUARY 2020


Location and accommodation:


What's excluded?:

  • Dive Gear {can be hired} - Equipment rental of BCD, regulator, wetsuit, fins, mask,& Snorkel. We have a full range available should you require equipment. Kindly notify us in advance to secure your equipment needs

  • Additional land based activities

  • Items of personal nature

  • Beverages

  • Gratuities

  • Taxes / flights

  • Passport / visas

  • Personal Insurance


Want flexibility? Here are some additional options:

9 Nights / 8 Days Diving Package: US$ 3,250 per person sharing

8 Nights / 7 Days Diving Package: US$ 2,850 per person sharing

8 Nights / 6 Days Diving Package: US$ 2,590 per person sharing (Above Package)

7 Nights / 6 Days Diving Package: US$ 2,470 per person sharing

7 Nights / 5 Days Diving Package: US$ 2,190 per person sharing

6 Nights / 5 Days Diving Package: US$ 2,090 per person sharing


Getting There:

Mthatha Airport: Located about 2hrs drive from Port St. Johns. This packages above include transfers from and to Mthatha airport.

The only direct flights to Mthatha (used to be called Umtata) are from Johannesburg to Mthatha with SA Airlink, flown in Embraer ERJ-135 planes. There are 2 flights a day, except on Saturdays and Sundays when there is only 1 flight. The JNB-UTT flights are scheduled to take 75 minutes, and here are the flight codes and expected departure times from OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg):

Mondays to Fridays : SA8751 leaves JNB at 06h15, SA8755 leaves JNB at 16h15

Saturdays : SA8753 leaves JNB at 08h20

Sundays : SA8755 leaves JNB at 16h15


If you book early return flights cost approximately US$250 per person


FOR BOOKINGS PLEASE EMAIL: info@sharkguardian.org

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