7 Day 2019 Sardine Run In Port St Johns, Eastern Cape

6 day, 5 night accommodated 2019 Sardine Run Tour in the Eastern Cape of South Africa

Experience the annual Sardine Run, spending time out at sea interacting with the largest migration of sardines, along with the massive activity of dolphins, whales, seals, penguins, sharks and birds! Your guides are certified Sardine Run Specialists, sought after by international film crews and underwater photographers, with over 20 years of Sardine Run Experience! Millions of sardines migrate along the east coast of Africa following a cool inshore current, which is known as the Sardine phenomenon. Superpods of Common Dolphins can be seen chasing shoals of fish into a tight bait ball, which results in a feeding frenzy attracting dolphins, penguins, sharks, whales, seals and sea birds. This incredible phenomenon is famous with photographers, divers & adventure seekers from around the globe!

Price: ZAR 32 950

Tour Dates: 25th June 2019 - 01 July 2019

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Day 1: Arrive and transfer to Port St. Johns. Check in to the hotel for 6 nights. Meet up in the early evening for a full expedition briefing and to meet the crew.
Day 2 - 6: Spend the day out at sea looking for Sardine Run action.
06h:00 Breakfast 
06H:45 Transfer to the launch site, load the boat (8m semi-rigid RIB) and prepare for a full day out at sea.
07h00 - 15h00: Ocean Safari. Refreshments and lunch is provided on the boat. Return at approximately 3pm and transfer back to the hotel to relax, download footage and enjoy dinner at the resort.
Day 7: Check out after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

What's included

  • 6 Nights’ Accommodation
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Lunch packs on diving days
  • 5 Days at Sea (weather permitting)
  • 8m Semi Rigid Dive Boat (SAMSA Licensed 40 miles offshore)
  • Hire of 12L Tanks and Weight belt
  • Airfills
  • Experienced Skipper & Guide
  • Filming Permits

What's not included

  • Flights (recommended flights into Mtatha Airport –only 2 hours from PSJ)
  • Airport Transfers – quoted on request (Umtata, Durban, East London)
  • Dinner and Drinks
  • Equipment Hire
  • Travel & Dive Insurance
  • Additional sightseeing & activities


Nestled between towering cliffs and set in amazing Tropical gardens on the banks of the Umzimvubu River, N'taba River Lodge offers the finest mixture of Wild Coast hospitality and hugely comfortable rooms. The 4-star lodge is a nature lover's dream... just enjoying the river flowing past. With the diversity of the rugged landscape, the sheer beauty of the area and dense vegetation that surrounds the lodge, bird watching enthusiasts will be held a captive audience throughout their visit, not to mention the opportunity for amazing photographs.

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Type: Sardine Run

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