Paddle out for Sharks with surfing legend Heather Clark

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Ugu South Coast Tourism members, African Dive Adventures and other ocean-fanatic parties invite you to join them and celebrate your love for the ocean, whilst simultaneously supporting shark conservation.

Paddle out for Sharks, now in its fourth year, kicks off at 07h00 on Sunday 7th June, from the Sonny Evans Small Craft Harbour in Shelly Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. Interested parties, families, visitors and colleagues are invited to participate in this highly educational, yet fun, event. Catch a boat ride or jump on a jetski – or would you prefer to surf with one of South Africa’s leading surfers? Join Heather Clark as she leads the paddle out at 07h00 from St Mikes Beach, just south of the Shelly Beach Craft Harbour.

Heather is the reigning South African Surfing Masters Champ, and is 7 x times South African Open Champs, a multi-time Springbok colours recipient and 2 x times World Masters Champ.  African Dive Adventures are sponsoring a coffee station to get you on your way.

Renowned scuba instructor Karen Tredger will be giving a talk at Shelly Beach on the importance of Sharks in our Ocean, alongside C-Freaks, along with other local companies, who will be hosting a group of rural children.  And to add to the fun of the day, several highly talented sand sculptors will be present to entertain everyone with their amazing art. NSRI Station 20 will also be present, ensuring everyone’s safety.

Aqua Planet Dive Centre and Charter and Viking Extreme Fishing will also be there – offering ways in which you can get involved. There are alimited number of free boat rides are on offer, however should you want to dive, these will be charged at normal rates. To book your ride, please contact Beulah Mauz on 0824567885 or mail her at Given the limited space, advance booking is essential.

So why not treat yourself and spend a glorious morning with nature lovers and support ocean conservation?

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