Tidal Tao, Ballito, North Coast
Experience the magic of the underwater world in Ballito with Tidal Tao. With over 150 species of reef fish and a wide variety of other marine life, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a snorkelling adventure along the coast of Salt Rock & Ballito.
Tidal Tao has a range of safe and fun snorkelling spots to choose from, ideal for the whole family. Once you know how to swim their team will teach you how to snorkel.
Learn about the power of the tides with Tidal Tao
The staff at Tidal Tao are very passionate about what they do as well as their beautiful town of Salt Rock. They offer one of the greatest snorkelling experiences in South Africa; the water is warm year-round and you can spot incredible fish and marine life along the shallow tidal pools and natural rocky reefs.
In the waist-deep water, you can spot a wide variety of fish swimming around (more than 150 different species).
Experience some of the most beautiful Southern shallow hard corals in the world when booking their most popular tour; the Discover Snorkel Safari. On this tour, you can expect to see a wide variety of fish, corals, invertebrates and big shoals swimming around, including Moray Eels, Parrotfish, Damsels, Surgeons and Butterflyfish.
All trips are in small, intimate groups, ensuring you get personal attention and have all your questions answered about the experience. The trips are done in specific tides or rock pools so you won’t have to worry about being washed away.
You can experience all the fun of scuba diving without actually scuba diving, and at a fraction of the cost. Tidal Tao will teach you everything you need to know and have all the gear you need for an incredible diving experience; all you need to bring is a costume and a towel.
Top reasons for visiting Tidal Tao:
- You can enjoy a wonderful snorkelling experience unlike any other.
- The staff are friendly, passionate and can answer any questions you might have about snorkelling and the local marine life.
- You can spot a variety of fish and coral species, get photo’s of your snorkel safari, refreshment and ID guide to help identify the different marine life you have found.
- This activity is perfect for young and old so families can enjoy this experience together.
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