What Adventure Mania Offers

Sodwana Bay

Our Core Business and Passion

We strive to be the best! We scuba dive for the love of diving to learn more about our marine environment and the secrets it holds. Discovering more with each dive. At the same time sharing our knowledge with our clients about this complex ecosystem.

Scuba Diving

We can offer you over 30 different dive sites at Sodwana Bay. Together the 2mile, 3mile, 5mile, 6mile, 8mile and 9mile reefs form our spectacular marine eco-system, of which each one holds something unique.

  • Scuba Courses

  • Scuba Rangers

  • Kids Scuba Pool experience (Minimum Age 8)

  • Open Water Diver / Junior Open Water Diver

  • Junior Open Water Diver Age 10, Open Water Diver 15+.

Try Scuba

For those that don’t want to scuba dive in the ocean, but want to experience it in the pool before making a final decision or just try it out, this is for YOU.

Try Scuba Diving at Adventure Mania is for those that haven’t done a Open Water Course or haven’t got the time on holiday to do the whole course and would like to do and experience a once off Scuba Dive in the ocean as a tryout. Be sure to take advantage of this deal that is just for YOU, a quick 2 Hour session in the pool to get to know all the needed safety rules and gear components followed by a dive in the ocean where you can experience the underwater world that awaits you.

Many Other Courses and Specialties

  • Fish ID

  • Navigation

  • Deep Diver

  • Perfect Buoyancy

  • Open Water Instructor (teaching others to Scuba Dive) and making Scuba Diving a career

  • Search and Recovery

  • Night and Limited Visibility

  • Advanced Adventurer (rates you to 30m dives)

  • React Right and then Rescue Diver (to be able to help other divers incase of an emergency)

  • Dive Guide (leading dives)

  • Dive Master (Dive Guide + Science of Diving Specialty)

  • Extended Range Diver (going technical and deeper for longer)

  • Digital Underwater Photography

For The Non-Divers

Boat Rides and Snorkel Trips around Sodwana Bay for those that would like to experience a surf launch and open ocean view, this is for you. There is nothing quite like viewing the Sodwana beach from out at sea.

A snorkel trip to experience the reef from the surface is always a winner. As a bonus, there is always a chance to spot some turtles, dolphin, whales or even whale sharks on the ride out to the site.

Our Amazing Reefs and Rock Pools Sodwana Bay holds over 1400 species of reef fish to date and counting. For those of us that like it more in the shallow end can also have the chance to see some of the most amazing sea creatures and life the ocean has to offer in our rock pools.


Adventure Mania provides luxury lodging with air-conditioning in Sodwana Bay.

We offer a variety of accommodation options from single unit rondavels to complete homes for groups. Regardless of your reason for visiting Sodwana Bay, we will be able to provide accommodation for any of your needs.

We also provide Scuba Diving and Accommodation Packages to ensure the best possible experience when visiting the incredible Sodwana Bay. Be sure to enquire with us on the various packages available.

Sodwana Bay Information

  • Situated within the Isimangaliso Park, Gate entry fees apply.

  • Parking on the Beach: Permits can be collected at the gate on Weekends and Public Holidays. (Free)

  • Diving and Fishing permits do Apply. You can buy these permits at any post office.

  • Beach assistance: There are some helpers in the parking area that can help carry goods over the dune onto the beach.

  • Shops: Silversands (In the park 08:00 to 15:30) and Spar (Mbazwana 08:00 to 18:00).

  • Banks: FNB, Capitec ATM (Mbazwana) and Absa Autocash at Silversands (In the park).

  • Fuel: Diesel and Petrol (Mbazwana 24hrs) (Silversands 06:00 to 16:00).

  • Medical: Mseleni Hospital 35km from Sodwana Bay, Doctor rooms in Mbazwana.

  • Police: Mbazwana (035) 571 0061

  • Mosquitos: Good idea to bring some Peacefull Sleep along on your trip for the evenings.(low risk Malaria area)

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