Experience the famous Sardine Run with the best diving tour operator in South Africa: SEAL Expeditions.

Over the years we have a complete network of operators, lodges and resorts with whom we are sure we can offer you a unique, comfortable and tailor-made holiday.

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We at SEAL did not invent Sardine Run diving, but as pioneers we perfected the art of interacting safely and effectively with this wonder of nature.

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SARDINE RUN 2024 a3995 USD per person

29 JUNE - 07 JULY (20 places available)

07 JULY - 15 JULY (9 places available)

15 JULY - 23 JULY (FULL)


The trip includes:

  • 7 ocean days on the Sardine Run (weather permitting)
  • 1 microlight flight per guest ( weather permitting)
  • 8 nights full board accommodation at the magnificent Mbotyi River Lodge
  • All transfers to and from Durban KSIA Airport
  • Organized afternoon activities (as per information package)
  • Tanks, refills and weight belt.

What makes the SEAL program unique:

  • Our 100% safety record since 2002
  • The #1 geographic location for the Sardine Run experience: Mbotyi River Lodge - a stone's throw from the Magnificent Waterfall Bluff - visually stunning from the surface and the original sardine resting point beneath the waves. All the best action – in our backyard!
  • Our team of dedicated professionals with decades of Sardine Run experience
  • Technology: Our use of aircraft to scan the oceans and guide our boats into action
  • 2 programs in 1: the SEAL ocean experience in the morning followed by our award-winning land program in the late afternoon: visit the magnificent surroundings of the Wild Coast: waterfalls, canyons, horseback riding, cultural tours - the sights, sounds and tradition of rural South Africa, in its most beautiful setting.

CONTACT US to request information or to help you reserve your Sardine Run.