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THE CLAN STUART

Average Depth :   6 metres    

Max Depth  :   8 metres

Features :   The Clan Stuart wrecked in 1914, features lush marine growth and a colourful array of fish

ROMAN ROCK

Average Depth :  15 metres    

Max Depth  :   25 metres

Features :   Reef fish, seals and bright invertebrates

WINDMILL BEACH

Average Depth :  6 metres

Max Depth  :   8 metres

Features :  Kelp beds, dogfish, pyjama sharks and abundant urchins

THE 'A' FRAME

Average Depth :  8 metres    

Max Depth  :   15 metres

Features :   Seals, octopus, interesting overhangs teaming with invertebrates and fish

SPANIARD ROCK

Average Depth :  8 metres

Max Depth  :  12 metres

Features :   Wide array of bright sponges, reef fish and reef life

MILLER'S POINT

Average Depth :  7 metres

Max Depth  :   18 metres

Features :  Kelp and a bit of marine life, but not any extraordinary to be seen

SAS PIETERMARITZBERG

Average Depth :  16 metres

Max Depth  :   20 metres

Features :   Formerly the HMS Pelorus used in leading D-Day invasion of Normandy.  Now used as an artificial reef and rests in perfect condition.

PYRAMID ROCK

Average Depth :  8 metres

Max Depth  :  12 metres

Features :  Being a marine reserve it boasts many varieties of reef fish and home to octopus and rays

CASTLE ROCKS

Average Depth :   10 metres

Max Depth  :   15 metres

Features :  A wide variety of colorful invertebrates, crayfish and sponges

OUTER CASTLE

Average Depth :   15 metres

Max Depth  :   22 metres

Features :   A feast of reef life, rays and gully sharks

WHITTLE ROCK

Average Depth :   10 metres    

Max Depth  :   35 metres

Features :  Beautiful splashes of colour and invertebrates.  Great Whites have been sited so take caution when diving

PARTRIDGE POINT

Average Depth :   15 metres

Max Depth  :   20 metres

Features :   Soft corals, seals, sponges and exciting overhangs and swim throughs.

SEAL POINT

Average Depth : 12 metres

Max Depth : 22 metres

Features : This dive site is near Partridge point. There is a small seal colony here which make a great dive. The seals are very playful and enjoy copying the divers movements. There is also a fantastic reef which surrounds the dive site. Features: seals, small sharks, nudibranchs, sea fans and sponges.

BATSATA ROCK

Average Depth :   10 metres    

Max. Depth  :   30 metres

Features :   Pinnacles and gullies boasting beautiful marine growth and plenty of fish.

BOAT ROCK

Average Depth : 14 metres

Max. Depth : 22 metres

Features : Boat Dive. A large jumble of rocks tending out into the bay, with many overhangs and gullies. A site known for its large sea fans, sponges and gorgonians as well as the many colourful invertebrates common to False Bay. 

SMITS REEF

Average Depth : 12 - 16 metres

Max. Depth : 30 metres

Features : Boat Dive. A huge reef which dept ranging between 8 and 30m. The big boulders make it a great place to look for small sharks like shy sharks and pyjama sharks. The deeper part of the reef is covered with big sea fans and a lot of different nudibranchs are spotted here. 

SMITSWINKEL BAY WRECKS

Average Depth :  27 metres

Max. Depth  :   36 metres

Features :   5 wrecks which have been used for artificial reef (SAS Transvaal, SAS Good Hope, Rockeater, Princess Elizabeth and Oratava).  Soft corals, starfish etc to be seen but torches are needed to fully enjoy the sights.

 
 

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