THE SARDINE RUN
8 days/ 7 nights
pick up & transfers
minimum 6 people
5 days of Sardine Run
breakfasts & meals
snacks & drinks on boat
(reading is highly recommended)
The Sardine Run is definitely on the bucket list of almost all nature lovers! We recommend both divers and non-divers, bird watchers, photography enthusiasts, dolphin and whale enthusiasts not to miss the opportunity to be part of one of the best natural phenomena of the sea, the annual migration of sardines, which in turn coincides with another spectacular migration, that of the humpback whales.
We recommend the minimum program of one week in the destination, although we encourage you to spend as much time as possible that your economy and availability allow.
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We recommend you fly from the destination of origin to Durban. Preferably arrival in Durban should be before noon. From there we have approximately 5 hours by road to the final destination, Port St. Johns.
Optionally, we also recommend flying directly to Mthatha Airport in the province of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, located approximately 2 hours from Port St. Johns with the local airlines of South African Airways and SA Airlink.
From your arrival in African lands until your departure, we will always be by your side accompanying you in this experience.
ARRIVAL TO SOUTH-AFRICA
Arrival at Durban International Airport or Mthatha Airport (KwaZulu-Natal), then road transfer (included) to Port St Johns. Check-in at the diving center and accommodation. Afternoon off to visit the town of Port St Johns (The Wild Coast). Dinner at the guest house (included).
PORT ST JOHNS
Breakfast (included) at accommodation. Day off diving. Relax day or optional activities: excursion to the Bluff Nature Reserve Waterfall, the Umgazana and Brazen Head or a cruise on the river of Port St Johns.
Assistance at the arrival airport
Mthatha Airport Transfers to Port St Johns (Roundtrip)
7 nights accommodation (double or twin room), at Port St Johns River Lodge
5 full days of Sardine Run (with an optional extra day)
Diving tanks and weights
Lunch, soft drinks and snacks on the boat
Diving fees and permits in the Wild Coast
English speaking private divemaster specialized in the Sardine Run
Skipper and guide qualified and specialized in the Sardine Run
Constant informative air support of the evolution of the migration (exclusive)
7 breakfasts and dinners in the accommodation restaurant
English local guide
International and domestic flights
Diving equipment (€8 per dive)
Meals not specified in the previous section
Optional activities during the trip
Travel and diving insurance (recommended)
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
• 50% deposit required to confirm the booking of the Experience, and remaining 50% to be paid 60 days prior to arrival • All payments done by providing bank card details will carry an extra 5% (bank fees) • All payments done through PayPal will carry an extra 5% • All payments done by bank transfers to be done using “banking our instructions” (client pays all bank transfer charges) • By paying the deposit you are deemed to have accepted our terms & conditions • Cancellations before 60 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of total booking amount (during local public holidays will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of total booking amount) • Cancellations after 60 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 100% of total booking amount • Dive trips being cancelled due to bad weather not refundable • If as a result of a major force, such as the current pandemic caused by Covid-19 the trip cannot be made on the scheduled dates, the amount paid is not refundable and the trip will be rescheduled for other dates in accordance with the availability of the client and Mozambique Experience •
These are the various accommodation options that we have in the different destinations where we will be during the stay of the aforementioned program. Depending on the budget we recommend one or the other. For more detailed information on each one, you can visit the accommodation section. All options include en-suite rooms with the possibility of a double bed or separate beds, cleaning service, Wi-fi, 24-hour security, and some with a swimming pool, bar and restaurant.
Port St. Johns