This book provides comprehensive coverage of dive sites along the entire South African coast, from Kosi Bay in the east to the West Coast, as well as the most popular inland dives. Colour photographs of the dive sites and magnificent underwater world enhance the informative text throughout the book. A variety of topics are discussed, with the introduction covering general diving conditions in South Africa, learning to dive, tips, techniques and equipment. More than 180 dive sites are described, providing practical information on bearings, access, depths and temperatures, as well as colour maps, interesting features and information boxes, and handy directories at the end of each region. Other topics include marine conservation, wreck diving, safety measures and first aid, and underwater photography and video.