Wondergat is a sinkhole near Lichtenburg and Mafikeng and is ideally suited for teaching technical diving or recreational diving. It is currently managed by CMAS South Africa.
Information on Wondergat
Temperature range: 14 - 21 degrees.
Depth: 40m, with ave. 6m visibility above 20m and below 20m visibility is about 15m. It also has a few shallow and short caves to explore but be careful.
Altitude: +- 1460m above sea level.
Access: Public. An entry fee is payable.
On site gas mixing station: Yes. Nitrox continuous blending. Trimix on request & prior arrangement.
Nearest Medical facility: The nearest hospital is in Mafikeng (30km) away, while Lightenburg Provincial Hospital is nearly 60km away.
Accommodation:Ablution facilities (hot & cold water) and electricity is available to camp sites. Some tented accommodation can be provided for on request. Camping takes place in a small area fenced off from the stock farm fields.
Canteen: Canteen facilities are available as well as take-away meals (to be arranged in advance)
Communications Network: Both the Cellular/Mobile service providers in South Africa's network reaches the dive site.
Management: Technical Diving Academy
Numbers: Louis 082 968 2788 or Rassie/Martha 082 498 1232
Wondergat will occasionally be closed to visitors due to cleaning up operations so phone them before planning the trip. It may save you a lot of hassle and dissapointment.