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This course, in conjunction with SHARKLIFE is designed to introduce divers to the Blacktip Shark species and to help the student diver develop an understanding and knowledge of Blacktip shark biology and behaviour, as well as learn techniques for diving with Blacktip sharks.

This course includes :

  • a shark conservation section and highlights the importance of personal involvement in preserving the aquatic environment.
  • Enables the diver to plan, organise and execute a dive with Blacktip sharks in a confident and passive manner.
  • Highlights the global threats facing sharks, overviews the importance of sharks and their conservation and gives insight into local research efforts

Course requirement :

PADI Open Water Diver or an equivalent rating.

Habitats of Blacktip Sharks

Blacktip sharks can regularly be seen on Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.


Other Speciality Courses

| Project Aware |
| Ragged-Tooth Shark |
| Whale Shark |
| Manta Ray |
| Tiger Shark |
| Bull / Zambezi Shark |
| Blacktip Shark |