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Coral Divers Resort

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Coral Divers Resort

3 star hotel
iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Sodwana Bay National Park, Camp F, Mbazwana 3974, South Africa
78 rooms
FREE Internet

Coral Divers

PADI 5 star dive center
Max 10 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • A fantastic, year-round dive destination that lies within the boundaries of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Get back to nature with campfires and safari tents in this epic coastal forest, with its own 5* PADI dive center on site
  • Rated amongst the top 10 scuba diving spots in the world, Sodwana’s pristine reefs offer warm, clean and colorful experiences, with huge species diversity
  • Between November and April, the incredible turtle tours give you the chance to see leatherback turtles nesting on the beaches
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All measures as per the SA Government regulations are adhered to.

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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 5%
  • 17 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 0.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 8 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 8 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Coral Divers Resort

Dive Center


  • Coral Divers is the closest resort to the beach, making it the most convenient way to access the underwater worlds of Sodwana Bay
  • This reef is home to 1200 known species of fish, compared to 1800 on the Great Barrier Reef, yet it is less than a 10th of the area
  • As well as fish, you will find invertebrates, turtles, rays and sharks on any of the dive sites, as well as seasonal sightings of whalesharks (Dec - Feb) and humpbacks (June - Oct)
  • From December to February, see nesting sea turtles - an incredible experience that see divers returning here year after year
  • All the dives conducted at Sodwana Bay are drift dives


Dive with Coral Divers in Sodwana on unspoilt reefs & a huge diversity of aquatic life.

Coral Divers is the closest resort to the beach and is also the only dive school inside the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The resort is surrounded by pristine bush, in a World Heritage Site that offers world class diving.

Sodwana Bay has exceptional boat diving year round, with dive sites suitable for beginner to advanced divers. With an impressive number of marine species to be seen at any time of the year, the reefs here are a diver’s dream.

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Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Beach Front Location
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Ac Classroom

PADI® Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Other Specialties
  • Refresher Dive

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Filling Station
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Languages spoken

  • English

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Center
  • Padi Dive Center
  • Padi 5 Star Idc
  • Padi 5 Star Cdc

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio

Dive boat facilities

  • Ladder
  • Drinking Water
  • Seating Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks

Resort Amenities


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Idr)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)

Resort Description

Coral Divers Resort is a dive camp set within the coastal forest of a UNESCO reserve, with a 5* PADI dive center on site.

Nestled inside the coastal bush, you will find an array of accommodation styles to suit your budget. A well-stocked bar is located near the pool deck and offers a variety of light meals, coffees, milkshakes and snacks. Choose from a selection of burgers, wraps, toasties or pizzas and many more, while relaxing at the pool side or in our fabulous Boma area. Fires are lit here every evening, adding a great atmosphere to the friendly and social vibe at Coral Divers. A large, well-equipped self-catering area offers all the mod-cons, complete with compartmental fridges if you want to prepare your own meals.

How to get there


  • There are three ways to get to the resort; renting a car, catching a bus and arranging a private transfer from King Shaka International Airport (KSIA). 
  • To arrange a private transfer, please add this option to your booking during the check out process (advance notice required, additional cost). 
  • BUS: The North Coast Runner (www.bazbus.com) does a scheduled shuttle one a Monday, Wednesday and Friday from KSIA to St Lucia town for R500 pp one way. Having arrived in St Lucia, the resort will pick you up for free every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1 pm (advance notice required). 
  • If renting a car from Johannesburg or Durban, please let us know and we can provide detailed directions.
  • Check-in time is 2 pm. 


  • Check-out time is 10 am.
  • Following check-out, you can join the free transfers to St Lucia (if its a Monday, Wednesday or Friday), drive yourself or arrange a private transfer (advance notice required, additional cost). 



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