DIVE GUIDE | ST HELENA
1,200 miles into the South Atlantic, and until very recently, a 5-day voyage from Cape Town. One of the world's most remote in habited islands, the British Overseas Territory has evolved in quiet isolation away from the rest of the world. The flaura, the fauna, even the people and their language are amongst the most unique you will ever hope to find, on an island that has seen its share of heartache and tragedy, but whose citizens keep smiling all the same.
Home to a number of endemic species and a unique, seasonal whale shark aggregation, the crystal clear waters of St Helena are home to a rich and diverse marine habitat, undisturbed by all but the lightest touch of human endeavour. A dive along the shores of this most fascinating volcanic island is an absolute delight - the nearest other divers in the water are almost 1,000 miles away, and the only sound you might hear is the sound of your own bubbles, and the humpback whales singing in the distance.
Welcome to St Helena Island, the South Atlantic's best kept secret.