Activities at uShaka Sea World

Are you in the mood for a little adventure of the wet and wonderful kind? Then join us for one of these exciting water-based activities, but bear in mind that they don't happen every day, so it is advisable to make a reservation prior to your visit. Booking details are listed for each one.


Diving with sharks

Shark dive

If you love sharks then this is the one for you. Our shark dive experience offers a chance to experience the wonder of sharks as you are lowered in an enclosed cylinder into the large shark exhibit. No scuba diving experience needed, but you need to be over the age of 12 and reasonably agile.

Bookings: +27 (0)31 328 8000 


Ocean walking


Ocean-walker experience

Have you have ever wanted to walk on the ocean floor like the divers of old in their lead boots? Then join us for our ocean-walker experience. Here you will walk in the Open Ocean Exhibit amongst the pelagic fish and rays. You need no diving experience as you will be provided with a breathing helmet, but you need to be over the age of 12 and reasonably fit.

Bookings: +27 (0)31 328 8000

Snorkelling in the lagoon

Snorkel lagoon

Discover firsthand all about life on a shallow reef. Regardless of your age or fitness level you will enjoy snorkelling in our snorkel lagoon. Snorkel gear is provided, as is a floatation jacket which keeps you buoyant. Submerge yourself among the fish and discover the wonders of life beneath the ocean – its a very beautiful, colourful and intricate world. No age limit here, but you need to be able to swim.

Bookings: +27 (0)31 328 8000


Meeting a dolphin

Meet a dolphin

If you would like to learn more about our dolphins and get a little closer to one of these gentle creatures, then join us for one of our popular "meet a dolphin" sessions. Space is limited so bookings are essential. This is not a swim programme but you will get wet, so bring along a change of clothing.

Bookings at RarePix: +27 (0)31 328 8077



A seal encounter is a memorable experience

Seal encounter

The seal team has worked with nine seals for almost two years to produce a new and exciting experience for guests at uShaka Sea World.

Seal encounter allows guests to get close to South African fur seals. During the 30-minute encounter guests are able to touch, kiss and hug the seals on land as well as in shallow water. A photographer is on hand to capture guests’ memorable moments.

Bookings at RarePix: +27 (0)31 328 8077