About us

Alpha Dive Centre was established in the Strand some 20 years ago and has been a permanent fixture in Main Road ever since! At the heart of the dive centre is owner-manager Ettienne Raal with a personal dive history that started in 1985.

As with any successful business, there is a team of staff, instructors and technicians that together make up the Alpha Dive Centre family with a combined teaching experience of over 35 years.

We are also very proud of divers that have been trained up and later find themselves in dive locations and careers as far afield as Mauritius, Redsea, Seychelles, Thailand, Fiji, Australia, Florida, Mediterranean, Saudi and slightly closer to home in Mozambique and Sodwana thereby extending this scuba family even further. Let us know where your diving takes you so that we can connect you with an Alpha family member almost anywhere in the world.

Meet the guys and gals that make up our team:

Left to right, top to bottom: Ettienne Raal, Lynn Raal, Pierre Opperman, Armand Strydom, Charles Pienaar and Jonathan James.