From – Faces of the Sea
Just a quick update about availability for Sardine Run 2010
We still have availability on the following dates :
— 19th June 2010 to 27th June 2010
— 05th July 2010 to 13th July 2010
9-day Sardine Run South Africa
Day 1 : Arrive Durban & Transfer to Lodge
We will meet you at Durban International Airport or other pick-up points as required. You can arrive at anytime during the day. You will be transferred [+/- 30mins] to the Lodge, where you will meet the team. In the evening you can enjoy dinner at the lodge or a local restaurant. Overnight at the Lodge.
Day 2 : Transfer to Port St. John & Sardine Run
An early start and we transfer south to Port St. Johns [about 5-hours]. On the way down we receive updates about the Sardine Run movements. When we arrive we launch and spend the rest of the day out at sea enjoying the action and getting up close and personal with almost every species of marine animal including birds, dolphins, game fish, whales and sharks. In the late afternoon we return to shore to check in to our accommodation, situated on the river banks at Port St. Johns. The upmarket lodge overlooks the river and has en-suite facilities. There is a fantastic restaurant and bar to enjoy a meal and some drinks. Overnight Port St. Johns.
Day 3 – 7 : Full Day Sardine Run action
Each morning while we have breakfast, we receive updates about the Sardine Run movements. We launch and we spend the day out at sea enjoying the action and getting up close and personal with almost every species of marine animal including birds, dolphins, game fish, whales and sharks. In the late afternoon we return to shore where we can plan a local excursion or you can just relax and enjoy the bar. There are fantastic views and walks. In the evening we enjoy a meal at the local restaurant. Overnight Port St. Johns.
Day 8 : Sardine Run & Transfer to Lodge
An early rise for breakfast and we enjoy a final morning with the Sardine Run before being we transfer north back to the Lodge. In the evening you can enjoy dinner at the lodge or at a local restaurants. Overnight at the Lodge.
Day 9 : Airport Transfers or Extend your stay
In the morning breakfast is served at the lodge and you are then transferred to Durban International Airport where we will bid you farewell.
2010 Package Costs
Diver Package : R19,800 [approx. £1465 or €1720]*
Non-Diver Partner : R11,800 [approx. £875 or €1025]*
Single Supplement : R1,980 [approx. £147 or €172]*
2011 Package Costs
Diver Package : R21,500 [approx. £1590 or €1870]*
Non-Diving Partner : R11,800 [approx. £875 or €1025]*
Single Supplement : R2,150 [approx. £159 or €187]*
* Based on exchange rate R13.50 = £1 / R11.50 = €1 at 01st June 2009
What’s Included :
Return Airport Transfers, Transfers to Port St. Johns, 8-nights Accommodation, Daily Breakfast, 7-days Sardine Run Diving, Cylinders & Air, Weight Belts & Weights & Diver Permits
What’s Not Included :
Flights & Taxes, Personal Insurance, Dive Gear [can be hired], Lunches, Dinners, Drinks, Passports & Visas