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53 Blaauwbwerg Rd, Cape Town 7439
South Africa

Alphonse SCUBA Diving Itinerary

8385 pp
7 Nights

Dive into underwater utopia

The sheer abundance and massive size of fish at Alphonse Island needs to be seen to be believed! Here you can relish in being the only divers in the ocean, with few other boats around.

The coral reefs have also shown a greater resilience to climate variations than in the granitic Inner Islands. Our coralline plateaus are therefore densely covered in hard coral and thick forests of gorgonian sea fans. Stunning black coral and sea whips are commonplace on the walls!

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS ITINERARY

5 double tank dives
1 single tank dive with option to add more
PADI certified dive centre
7 night package with luxury accommodation

Alphonse Diving Itinerary

The marine life around Alphonse Island really has to be seen to be believed, so why don’t you dive right in?

Day 1

Day 1 - Overview

Upon arrival you will be welcomed by the Alphonse Island management team, followed by check-in and a comprehensive briefing whilst your luggage is transferred to your Beach Bungalow. You can freshen up and enjoy a light lunch or snack and, for early arrivals, possibly do a first check-dive.

  • One hour’s flight from Mahé
  • Warm welcome by the Management Team
  • Opportunity to test your gear and buoyancy
Days 2-6

Day 2-6 - Overview

Set off for your first double tank dive in the morning. With temperatures at a balmy 25-30oc and excellent visibility reaching up to 50m, you might just be tempted to join a third dive in the afternoon. If not, make the most of the countless other activities that are on offer, many of which are complimentary. Don’t forget to schedule a dawn or night dive to try at least once during your stay, in order to experience the complete Alphonse diving experience.

  • Small & intimate dive groups
  • Short boat ride to dive sites
  • Guaranteed turtle sightings
  • Abundant fish life
Day 7

Day 7 - Overview

Today is your last full day on Alphonse, and you will have a single tank dive to end your diving holiday. The rest of the day can be spent snorkelling, paddle boarding, cycling or relaxing on the beach or in the spa. We highly recommend the popular Sailfish or Manta Ray snorkeling excursions!

  • Explore other activities around Alphonse
  • Opportunities to snorkel with Sailfish or Manta Rays
  • Enjoy your last full day in paradise
Day 8

Day 8 - Overview

Soak up the last little bit of paradise with a leisurely breakfast before preparing for departure back to Mahé. Collect your dry scuba gear and say goodbye to the team who, without a doubt, will be good friends by now. Although all good things come to an end, we hope to welcome you back soon.

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast
  • Log last dives
  • Say goodbye to paradise

 

PRICING & WHAT’S INCLUDED

The pricing for this itinerary is based on a per person rate for 2 people sharing a Beach Bungalow. A single supplement would apply for single occupancy or an upgrade fee for a stay in a Beach Suite. All activities mentioned in this itinerary are included in the cost.

STARTING FROM

$ 8,385

TOTAL NIGHTS

7

What is Included?

ALL MEALS

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included and prepared with fresh ingredients. Inspiration is drawn from the island and the ocean, and produce is picked fresh from our vegetable garden.

Scheduled inter-island charter flights

Return flights to Alphonse Island from Mahé are operated on Saturdays, with additional flights on Mondays and Thursdays from mid-November to mid-April.

Non-motorised Water Sports

Non-motorised Water Sports include:

  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayaks
  • Stand-Up Paddleboards.
     
Bicycles

A bicycle is assigned to each guest for the duration of their stay, to allow for full exploration of the island.

Coffee and Tea

Complimentary Tea and Coffee during meals. Using delicious 100% Arabic and African coffee beans in our new Astoria coffee machine, coffee has never tasted so good! A wide selection of tea also available.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Wi-Fi is provided in the bar and restaurant area.
 

Soft Drinks During Activities

Complimentary soft drinks are provided during all scheduled communal activities.

Land-based Activities

Complimentary activities are offered around Alphonse Island such as a Cycle and Smoothie Tour and the Reef Flats Expedition.

Tennis Equipment

Set against the backdrop of palm jungle, the floodlit tennis court can be used into the early evening.

Island Specialties

Each week, guests are offered a few luxuries that Alphonse Island has become renowned for such as Sundowners on the Beach and Flats Lunch.

Conservation Activities

Conservation activities with the Island Conservation Society are conducted at no cost, with only a donation requested.

Rod and Reel Rental

Fly Fishing rod and reel rental is offered free of charge. Flies and fly line can be purchased from our well-stocked tackle shop or you can bring your own. Rod breakages will be charged accordingly.

Scuba Gear Rental

Scuba gear rental is offered free of charge with a full setup service.

PADI Divemaster

A PADI Divemaster leads all dives.

WHAT MAKES ALPHONSE ISlAND UNIQUE?

Intimate diving groups
Full setup service
Few other diving vessels
Amazing underwater scenery
Local experts as guides
Three bars to explore
Private boat option
A personalized approach to diving
Step-on, step-off diving allowing you to maximize holiday time
Often the only divers in the water for miles
Miles of gorgonian sea forests
Our team knows all the dive sites and reefs intimately
Three different bars offer various settings to enjoy refreshing drinks
Pre-book a dive boat exclusively for your party

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