Diving inland in South Africa
This article is a travel topic
This article is intended to provide the already qualified Scuba diver with information which will help to plan dives in the inland waters of South Africa, whether as a local resident or a visitor. Information is provided without prejudice, and is not guaranteed accurate or complete. Use it at your own risk.
Climate, weather and water conditions
The inland dive sites are spread over a large area and include:
- Badgat: — a flooded asbestos mine near Nelspruit in Mpumalanga province.
- Meyerton south of Johannesburg in Gauteng
- Boesmansgat: — also a sinkhole, near Kuruman in the Northern Cape Province.
- Brits in the North West Province
- Marico Oog: — a spring between Rustenburg, Zeerust and Lichtenburg, in North Western Province
- Mafikeng in the North West Province