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COVID-19
COVID-19

We are pleased to inform you that Shark and Shoal Guesthouse has been certified as an essential business by the Commissioner of Companies and Intellectual Property (see attached Certificate). We can thus provide accommodation for guests rendering...

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Shark and Shoal News Feb 20
Shark and Shoal News Feb 20

  Shark and Shoal Guesthouse, providing excellent accommodation in Umkomaas, was privileged to host a group of Spanish divers during December 2019.  They were all experienced scuba divers and had researched scuba diving on the Aliwal Shoal. ...

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End of Year News
End of Year News

The Shark and Shoal Guesthouse has just come through another busy and enjoyable holiday season.  Local and international guests enjoyed a very pleasant festive season and New Year with us.  We had scuba diving guests from Spain, France, Holland and...

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Diving
Diving

Diving in Umkomaas So what can you do when visiting Umkomaas? Well first and foremost our little town is probably best known as the recreational scuba diving Mecca on the South Coast of KZN. With Aliwal Shoal on our doorstep, divers from all over...

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Sardine Season
Sardine Season

Sardine Season One of the highlights of the South Coast winter season is undoubtedly the Sardine Run, normally anytime between June and July. This is one of the greatest ocean migrations on earth millions of Sardines migrate up along the coast from...

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