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Agulhas House

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30 Barrow Road, Umkomaas 4170, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lephalale, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Agulhas House made us feel right at home from the word go. The owners and staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Boat skipper and dive masters are very capable and outgoing with good sense of humour. Aliwal Shoal also surprised us with ragged tooth sharks, turtles, huge potato bass, brindle bass and plenty of colourful fish. We also saw dolphins... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great dive centre, near a great reef to dive, and a lovely guest house to stay at. I tend to travel alone, so it's important finding a place that foster a community spirit, and I really found that here when I came for the August long weekend. Aside from all of the things which you kind of... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Agulhas house for a family weekeend specifically for my son and I to dive but accompanied by my wife and daughter in law and grand children who are non divers . We have stayed here quiet a few times before before . The attention to detail,particularly around our dive equipment and dive planning was ,as usual excellent ,making... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend decided to do a 2 week selfdrive dive holiday in South Africa in July 2015. While I am an experienced diver myself she was to start her diving adventure right here in Aliwal with Agulhas House. Long story short she absolutely loved her dive course done with resident Instructor - Vegard, who has been here for... More 

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Bitung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brett and Sonia makes this place a home away from home, and this is also reflected by their staff, from the dive team, to the boys and girls looking after the place. Everyone is friendly and made us feel very welcomed from the first time we came last year, and it is consistent for our second visit this year. The... More 

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Brakpan, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Feels like you are spending time with your friends, which is exactly the way you are treated!! Every effort is made to accommodate your request, and the diving is phenomenal!! Aliwal Shoal always finds something to surprise you with! Excellent venue for Recreational,Technical and Rebreather divers alike..

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Vaxjo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel. Friendly staff that helped you with everything. Our luggage got lost on the flight to south africa, and they drove us to different stores so we could buy new stuff. And they let us borrow dive equipment for fre.

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Bitung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

On my first visit to Africa ever i visited Agulhas House for several days of diving before heading down south to the sardine run. And because it was so nice i came back for some more days after the run. Again without regret. Agulhas offers a comfortable, clean, cozy and safe environment with very very caring and helpful operators. Brett... More 

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Ballito, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The staff at Agulhas House go out of their way to make your diving holiday as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. We spent a week there and it's our diving home away from home. A great bunch of people!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

we love going to Agulhas house. not just because the accommodation is awesome and because the diving on Aliwal shoal is one of our favourite dive sites but mainly because of the staff. they are friendly and warm and always so happy to see us. there is no request too big, somehow they always make a plan. from the amazing... More 

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