Blue Reef Adventures

Blue Reef Adventures

12 Episodes

This dive adventure series follows South African wildlife filmmakers Peter Lamberti as he travels to the most exciting dive destinations that Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands have to offer. He encounters astounding and terrifying marine life as they explore breath-taking underwater locations from diving with great white sharks to exploring the shipwrecks of the Red Sea

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Blue Reef Adventures
  • BRA03 - Grinning Predators

    Episode 1

    With its sinister hunched back and a menacing mouthful of teeth, the ragged tooth shark is a fearsome looking predator. In colder waters, this could make for a dangerous encounter, but in the warm waters of the Natal reefs, the ragged tooth shark undergoes a dramatic change of personality.

  • BRA02 - Gentle Giants

    Episode 2

    Along the east coast of Africa, the largest fish in the sea follows the plankton rich current. Moving with the stately speed and grace befitting its enormous stature, the whale shark seems to be following a never before documented migration route. Peter and Stefania swim with the giants to uncove...

  • BRA04 - Squadrons of the Seas

    Episode 3

    Between the sands of Arabia and the Sahara desert lies a true oasis, a thin finger of water separating Africa from Asia. Here in the Red Sea, Peter and Stefania dive in search of enormous schools of hammerhead sharks.

  • BRA08 - Turtles of the Indian Ocean

    Episode 4

    Turtles are among the most captivating ocean dwellers, yet their existence is in the balance. Their fight for survival begins before the small hatchlings break through their shells. The eggs are at the mercy of the winds and the tides, and are scavenged by jackals, red ants, monitor lizards and h...

  • BRA10 - Silvertip Sharks

    Episode 5

    This episode finds an unnamed and undived reef five miles east of Cabo San Sebastian. Peter and Stefania find some of the ocean’s most fierce and elusive wildlife, and more sharks than they had ever seen before. Normally found during daylight hours, well beyond the reach of scuba divers, frisky a...

  • BRA11 - Giant Sleepy Sharks

    Episode 6

    Peter and Stefania are drawn to the remote Bazaruto Archipelago off Mozambique in the hope of finding and filming the giant sleepy sharks – so called because of their extraordinary ability to breathe while at rest. Large numbers of these rarely seen sharks are rumoured to inhabit the gullies and ...

  • BRA12 - Wrecks of the Red Sea

    Episode 7

    The Great Rift Valley cleaves a deep furrow along the length of the African continent, creating immense lakes and culminating in the deep, narrow Red Sea. Used as a convenient trade route to the Far East for European and Arab seafarers, the Red Sea has seen many a ship floundering and coming to r...

  • BRA13 - Sea Riders

    Episode 8

    The dolphin has assumed almost mythical status. In this episode Peter and Stefania ride the waves off the South African coast to explore the watery world of the bottlenose dolphins, learn their habits and listen to their songs. These gregarious mammals exhibit remarkable intelligence and have com...

  • BRA06 - Diamond of the Restless sea

    Episode 9

    The richest diamond deposits on earth are found in southern Africa. Over the course of millions of years, some of these diamonds have been swept away by the Orange River and carried into the sea where they lay waiting like a sunken treasure. But the divers who attempt to harvest these riches have...

  • BRA05 - Dive to the Extreme

    Episode 10

    In the grassy highlands of South Africa lies one of the deepest freshwater caves in the world. Nearly 1,000ft deep, one man has spent 15 years exploring its black waters. Now, he attempts to do what no one has ever done before: scuba dive to the bottom.

  • BRA09 - A Threat in the Ocean

    Episode 11

    The coral reefs off the islands of the Comores have ranked among the most breathtaking and magnificent that they have seen. But this once remarkable underwater world, teeming with fish and brilliantly coloured coral has become bleached and lifeless. A once prolific eco-system is noticeably devoid...

  • BRA07 - Great White Sharks of South Africa

    Episode 12

    No other living creature has evoked such fear and awe as the Great White Shark. This episode travels to the southernmost tip of Africa to dive the treacherous waters of the Cape of Good Hope and delve into the life of one or our most powerful, mysterious and misunderstood predators.